Off the Beaten Track On a recent family holiday to Norway, during amuch needed pit-stop to refuel, we came acrossthis treat; Kvikk Lunsj is Norwegian for “Quick Lunch”, a little known four-fingered chocolate bar created by Norwegian company Freia back in 1937. I think for most of us, if asked to name a four fingered […]
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Digital VS Print Dilemma I recently read in the news that the Yellow Pages – the big, thick, distinctively yellow business directory has succumbed to the inevitable and has gone fully digital and is out of print. The Yellow Pages had many uses; primarily as a business directory – I actually remember using it to […]
To Innovate: “Make changes in somethingestablished, especially by introducing new methods, ideas or products” Survival of the Fittest During a recent half term day trip into London to visit the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, I was pleasantly surprised by the gift shops. They were beautifully kept spaces; bright and airy […]
An interesting exchange with a client recently made me think about the impact that colour vision deficiency can have and how it might influence your life if you’re affected. Our client was explaining how his colour vision issue was not detected until he was studying Chemistry at University. More specifically he recalled how he found […]
I read somewhere that over 70 years ago Sainsbury’s opened its first self-service supermarket which started a whole new culture in retail. Self-service has since become the norm but when it was first introduced at the Croydon branch it was such a novel concept that they had to issue instruction leaflets to shoppers to explain […]
We had a winter break in the sun over the Christmas period. On the first day we headed straight to the beach and pool and didn’t step back in to our room until late afternoon. Our room had been cleaned and made-up in our absence (such a treat on holiday). To my surprise there was […]
It seems like every year life gets busier, and sometimes it’s difficult to find time to do the things we know we should, particularly when it comes to looking after our health. That’s why it’s important to start the year on the right foot by looking after yourself. After a busy first day back at […]
Prevelance of myopia has significantly increased in children in recent years. Early onset myopia is more likely to progress and has been linked to increased risk of retinal detachment and glaucoma in later years. Slowing down the rate at which myopia progresses in early childhood gives the best visual and health outcome. These Daily Disposable […]
At last Spring is in the air. If you are one of the 10 million people England who suffer with hayfever, you may find Spring is in your eyes too! Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollen. Pollen is released from trees, grass and weeds throughout Spring, Summer and Autumn. The pollen contains proteins which […]
We hope 2017 has gotten off to a good start for you. Often at the beginning of a new year we reflect and make plans. Hopefully looking after your eyes is on the list for 2017. Most people would say their eyesight is the sense they would least like to loose. Yet there are 2 […]
Monday: 10am – 5.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
How to Find Us
We are within close walking distance of both the Northern Line and Jubilee Line. From the Northern Line you can alight at either Belsize Park or Chalk Farm stations. Belsize Park – turn left out of the station and walk down hill on to Haverstock Hill until you reach England’s Lane on your right. Chalk Farm – turn left out of the station and walk up Haverstock Hill. England’s Lane will be on your right. From the Jubilee line you can alight at Swiss Cottage and take Exit 2 on to Eton Avenue. Walk straight down Eton Avenue and arrive on to England’s Lane.
If you are coming by car, you will find pay and display parking locations near us in the following locations:
- Englands Lane,
- Steele’s Road,
- Belsize Park Gardens
- Lambolle Place.
Please note parking operated by Ringo and with maximum stay of 4 hours.
We are on the C11 bus route with bus stops right by the practice. We are within easy walking distance of Haverstock Hill, Finchley Road and Fitzjohns Road