A Leyton opticians is celebrating after being voted branch of the year in the London region by national high street retailer, Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care.

The branch in Lea Bridge Road beat 24 branches to clinch the title at Scrivens’ annual conference and awards ceremony.

Manager Aida Yearwood, who has worked there for four years, said: “It’s the first time we have won the award and we’re delighted.

“We work well together to provide a good service which puts customers first.”

The award is recognition for the team’s customer care, general positive attitude, optical and hearing expertise and all-round professionalism.

Scrivens Opticians chairman Nicholas Georgevic said: “This year we celebrated our 80th anniversary. Our success is thanks to the fantastic people who work in our branches to deliver a great community and customer focused service. Congratulations to our Lea Bridge Road branch, who are very worthy winners.”