Eyecare specialists in Croydon came together to recognise achievement at their premier annual awards dinner.

More than 40 members of staff from Specsavers in Croydon Church Street and Croydon North End attended a special function where they shared the team’s successes and acknowledged individual achievements.


In particular, five trophies categories were awarded to team members from each store, who each took home a commemorative plaque and a £50 voucher.

Big winners

Winners on the night were employees of the year Eileen Moore or North End and Rushit Patel of Church Street; customer service awardees Alison Storey of North End and Nirisha Patel of Church Street; sales person awardees Madhu Pankhania of North End and Helen Cowie of Church Street; special recognition awardees Miriam Conlon of North End and John Leach of Church Street, and best team players (as voted by the staff) Ushma Patel of North End and Seema Trivedi of Church Street.

A word from the store director

Bill Pennell, store director at Specsavers in Croydon North and and Church Street, said: ‘The teams had a wonderful evening celebrating our successes over the past year and recognising special efforts from individuals. My fellow directors and I would like to congratulate everyone on their well-deserved prizes, and to thank the wider team for their continued commitment to providing top quality eyecare in the community. After the success of this year’s awards dinner, we’re already looking forward to next year’s celebration.’

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