Specsavers Morningside has unveiled its new-look store following a £250,000 investment, celebrating the occasion with a fun launch party.

The company re-launched its new-look store, celebrating with customers and store staff and the building was a hive of activity as it showcased its new state-of-the-art facilities.

Officially opened with a ribbon cutting by store director Michael O’Kane, along with his store staff and a character from the extremely popular Minions film, staff celebrated with a balloon arch and special cake to mark the moment.

This store expansion includes an extra test room and state-of-the-art equipment, a soundproof audiology room with the latest in audiology technology, and a host of the latest clinical equipment for eye examinations, including 3D eye scanning technology and a specialist dry eye clinic.

Mr O’Kane said “The store is now more accessible, we can showcase more styles and collections and, what’s more, we can offer up to 80 more appointments per week.

‘We were delighted to showcase all our enhanced services to the local community during our launch party and would like to thank all the families and local residents who visited the store to take part in some of the great activities we had planned for the day. The Minion certainly turned a few heads.

‘I’m proud to say that the store is moving into the future of eyecare and with one of the strongest offerings in the area when it comes to optical and hearing services. We are looking forward to welcoming new and existing customers.’

Customers can book an appointment by calling 0131 446 9960, visiting the store at Morningside Road or visiting the website www.specsavers.co.uk/stores/morningside