Thurrock eyecare experts were among the big winners at the annual intu Lakeside Retailer Awards.

Specsavers in Lakeside Shopping Centre was awarded the marketing star award for its involvement with marketing, at the ceremony presented by Heart Essex in the centre’s atrium.

A word from the store director

Jay Visrolia, store director of Specsavers Lakeside, said: ‘We’re thrilled to have been recognised as one of the top retailers in the shopping centre by centre management. We work hard at all aspects of our work, from ensuring positive customer journeys in store to assisting the marketing team in reaching out to shoppers. After a great celebration, it’s back to work to make sure we can retain our accolade next year.’

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