As part of a special Christmas timetable, Specsavers in South Shields will be opening at selected times over the holiday season.

The King Street store will be have amended opening times on Christmas Eve (8.45am-2pm), Monday 28 December 10am to 4pm and New Year’s Eve (8.45am-2pm). The store will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Sunday 27 December, New Year’s Day and Sunday 3 January. Standard opening hours will apply on all other dates.

A word from the store director

Bryan Clark, director of Specsavers in South Shields, said: ‘We’d like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers and the wider community of South Shields a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

‘Drop us a line or pop by while we are open over the festive season and schedule your next eye test while you have some rare free time. The holidays can be a great time to get up to date with your routine health checks.’

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