Opticians in Nottingham – Our commitment to you…

We are committed to providing you with exceptional standards of professional eye care, and high quality affordable products, combined with friendly, personal and expert advice in a relaxed comfortable environment.

We pride ourselves on traditional values of good, caring service and attention to detail to offer total eye care for the whole family in the heart of the local community.

Click here to see how your Opticians compares to Lesley Cree Opticians…

  • NHS & Private Eye Examinations
  • Childrens Eye Care
  • Full Contact Lens Service
  • Sunglasses
  • Extensive Range of Frames
  • Low Visual Aids
  • Disabled Access
  • Retinal Photography
  • Individual & Personal Advice
  • Easy parking to the rear
Mrs Lesley Cree
Director - BSc MCOptom Optometrist
Lesley graduated from Manchester University and became a registered Optometrist in 1988. Since then she has lived and worked locally. She has 3 children; Laura, Ben and Olly. She likes to play tennis on her day off and is also a regular skier.
Ben Cree
Director - BSc FDSC Dispensing Optician
Ben graduated from the University of Leeds in 2016 where he studied Business Management. He then launched our Sunnies Designer Sunglasses branch, attending numerous events nationwide during the Summer season. Ben has also recently completed a degree at Anglia Ruskin University to become a qualified Dispensing Optician.
Mrs Niamh Pearce
FBDO Dispensing Optician
Niamh graduated from Anglia University in 2000. She has worked in many places including Ireland, Cambridge, London, New Zealand and now Nottingham where she lives with her husband and twin daughters. She enjoys foreign travel and visiting her family in Ireland.
Mrs Michele Peach-Fraser
Dispensing Advisor
She has a gorgeous son, Noah and enjoys spending time with her family and Labrador Walter. Her husband Stuart is a very talented Graphic Designer and designed our current branding.
Steve Bradshaw
BSc MCOptom FBDO CL Optometrist
Steve works alongside Lesley on a Tuesday. He originally qualified as a dispensing optician before going on to qualify in Optometry in 2011. He has worked locally for many years, has 3 children and recently become a proud Grandad.
Mrs Ruth Bennett
MSc MCOptom Optometrist
Ruth graduated from Aston University and qualified as an Optometrist in 1997. Since then she has worked in hospital and community practice in the East Midlands. Ruth is the Deputy Lead Assessor for the College of Optometrists. She has 3 children, plays music and enjoys having a go at running the Nottingham Half Marathon (you will see her near the back!)
Mrs Sarah Dexter
Receptionist
Sarah has worked at Lesley Cree's for the last 8 years as a receptionist. She lives in Radcliffe with her husband and three young boys. In her spare time Sarah likes to play tennis and has recently run the London Marathon for the RNIB.
Gill Angus
Receptionist
Gill loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys watching most sports, going to the theatre and can always be found at a Proclaimers concert!
Rachel Clarke
Dispensing Advisor
Rachel is the newest member of our team but has worked in optics for over 15 years! Most of her free time is spent looking after her twins, who are just about to join primary school!
Bella Findlay (Radcliffe, Keyworth and Ruddington)
Optical Assistant
Bella has been helping her mum, Amanda, in her opticians practice since she was 13 years old! In between her Neuroscience studies at Nottingham University she helps regularly every Saturday and during holidays. She is an expert baker and often treats us to her delicious cakes and Brownies!
Angela Brown
Dispensing Advisor (Radcliffe)
Angela has worked in Optics since she was 18 yrs old…a long time (she won’t tell us how long!) and has a passion for fashion and finding the perfect frame to suit. She has 2 gorgeous dogs “Winnie” and “Doris” and she also volunteers at Newstead Abbey doing the flower arranging when she has the time.
Julie Thurman
Dispensing Advisor/Receptionist (Radcliffe, Keyworth, Ruddington)
Julie has worked in an Opticians for over 30 years! She loves spending time with her family, particularly her young 2year old grandaughter who wears her out on a Monday! She enjoys going to Open Air Concerts and walking in the countryside (especially if there’s a tea/cake shop on the way!)
Sandy Flavill
Dispensing Advisor (Ruddington)
Sandy has worked in the Ruddington practice for over 10 years and has built up a fantastic relationship with all of her patients! She loves to cook wild and wonderful cuisines and is extremely family orientated, very recently becoming an Auntie!
Michelle Tinlin
Manager (Ruddington and Keyworth)
Michelle has a wealth of optical experience having worked across the Keyworth and Ruddington practices for 15 years! In her free time when she is not walking her labradoor Izzy and her naughty Beagle pup, Hendra, she loves to get involved in the local community and runs a Slimming World group in West Bridgford and Keyworth.
Amanda Findlay
Optometrist (Ruddington and Keyworth)
Amanda graduated as an Optometrist in 1988 and has worked in Optics ever since! Now that the Ruddington and Keyworth practices have merged with Lesley Cree Opticians, Amanda now has more time to spend quality time with her family, often going on weekend trips to the countryside with her dog Barni.
Hayley Edwards
Dispensing Advisor (Keyworth)
Hayley has worked at the Keyworth practice for over 10 years and has therefore built a wonderful relationship with all of her patients! She loves to book last minute holidays (particularly in the Winter to search for some sun!!) and is a big football fan, supporting Manchester United!