We’re a friendly team of skilled optical professions who have all worked in eyecare for many years. We work as a team to meet your specific needs and give your eyes the best possible care.
We’re also a very settled team: our managing director, Richard is the son of our founder, Alison Kennedy and has more 25 years’ experience as a dispensing optician. Our optometrists have worked together at Lamertons for more than 10 years and have over 85 years’ experience as dispensing opticians.
Personal service is the essence of our business: we always do our very best to give you the vision, frames and lenses right for you: however long that may take. We’ve plenty of experience to draw on, and as long-standing members of the Northwood and Rickmansworth communities, our customers appreciate our high levels of service and attention to detail.
Meet our friendly team...
Richard Kennedy FBDO
Managing DirectorA qualified dispensing optician since 1999, Richard has wide ranging experience and a vast knowledge of lens options and frame ranges. Richard’s expertise combined with his friendly, professional outlook makes him an invaluable asset to the business. He is based primarily in Northwood, dispensing and developing the business.
Sarah Neath FBDO
ManagerAfter qualifying as a dispensing optician, Sarah worked in some of London's leading opticians’ practices gaining a wealth of experience and expertise. She joined Richard at Northwood after maternity leave, and was appointed manager at our newly acquired Rickmansworth practice.
Cettina Kennedy FBDO
DirectorWith a background in business and finance and a FBDO qualified optician, Cettina worked in leading City practices and at Tom Ford Eyewear before joining Lamertons in 2014. With more than 20 years’ experience, she works at Northwood; managing the business alongside husband Richard and as a dispensing optician.
Liane Mallett FBDO CL
Contact lens opticianFully qualified as a dispensing optician, Liane has worked at Lamertons for more than 20 years. In a career spanning 30 years, Liane has a wealth of expertise in lens fitting, as well as vast knowledge about lens wear, comfort, design and technology.
OptometristA qualified optometrist, Jo has worked in Rickmansworth for more than 14 years. Having worked in the optical industry for more than 20 years, Jo is well known locally where her friendly and professional approach has won her many friends and customers alike.
OptometristWith more than 15 years’ experience, Priya is a fully qualified ophthalmic optometrist. During her career, she has worked for both independent and multiple practices in and around Northwood, where she’s now based. Whilst she enjoys all aspects of her work, Priya’s expertise is contact lenses and assessing children’s eye health.
OptometristAfter graduating from Aston University, Anita continued studying at London’s Institute for Optometry. Over the past 30 years, she has acquired a wealth of knowledge in all fields of optometry and pathology, using her expertise to help with particularly complex eye conditions. Anita has worked at the Northwood practice for more than 16 years.
OptometristFully qualified for more than 16 years, Preena has a wide ranging background in optometry. Joining the Rickmansworth practice in 2014, she also works at the City University supervising final year optometry students. Preena ensures that all students complete the General Optical Council’s core competencies to the highest standards before they graduate.