As part of a special Christmas timetable at Specsavers in Sunderland, the store will have select changes to opening hours over the holiday season.

The Athanaeum Street store will have amended opening times on Christmas Eve (9am-4pm) and New Year’s Eve (9am-5pm). The store will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Standard opening hours will apply on all other dates.

A word from the store director

Dean Baldassarra, director of Specsavers in Sunderland, said: ‘We’d like to wish all our customers and the wider community of Sunderland a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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

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