We have sold our optical business to Armstrong and North Opticians. As of Saturday 2nd February 2019 we will no longer offer optical services.
As of 2nd February, the East of England Co-op will no longer provide Optical services, having sold our Optical business to Armstrong and North Opticians.
We are very pleased to have secured the employment of our colleagues who will transfer to Armstrong and North Opticians.
While there will be a new name above the door, you will continue to see the same people, you will still receive the same professional service, and your records will be available at your next appointment ensuring you receive continuity of service and care.
Armstrong and North Opticians currently operate 14 practices across the South West and Wales and are excited to be extending their services to East Anglia. Please be assured, guarantees on glasses and hearing aids purchased from the East of England Co-op Opticians are not affected in any way. Any glasses, hearing aids or other products currently on order are also unaffected by this announcement.
If you currently have a direct debit with us we will cancel this for you. A member of the Armstrong and North Opticians team will be in touch shortly to set up a new direct debit mandate.
Any glasses or hearing aids purchased from an East of England Co-op Opticians remain under guarantee. If you have any questions about your glasses or hearing aids you can contact the new owners of the business
If you currently have a direct debit with us, you can be assured we will cancel this for you. A member of the Armstrong and North Opticians team will be in touch with you in the near future to set up a new direct debit mandate if you wish to do so.
Appointments are not affected by this announcement and continue as usual.
Any glasses, hearing aids or other products currently on order from an East of England Co-op Opticians are not affected by this announcement.
Absolutely, yes. Your annual dividend payment will be unaffected by this announcement. Any points you have earned in the latest dividend period will be totalled up as normal. There will be no changes to the way your dividend is calculated or issued.