Twenty Years of Tim

Last month Tim Cole, director of Edmonds & Slatter Opticians, celebrated 20 years as part of the Leicestershire based independent opticians. Tim Cole was presented with a golden bottle of champagne by co-director Saagar Hirani for his 20 years as part of the company. It also co-incidentally marks 40 years within the optical industry.

Tim started in optics as a trainee at the age of 17, qualifying three years later as a Dispensing Optician. He managed seven practices for a large independent opticians in Wiltshire before joining Edmonds & Slatter in 2003. Tim said “I am still exceedingly proud to be involved in the future development of the business. I work with a great team of people who share the same aims as me. Providing great service in a friendly but customer focused environment”.

Edmonds and Slatter continues to thrive consisting currently of five Leicestershire based practices in Blaby, Glenfield, Kibworth, Lutterworth and Rothley. They currently provide eyecare for over 35,000 patients as well as the Leicester Riders basketball team, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, and their current charity of the year Menphys.

Amy Coleburne