Meet the Team

Welcome to Leightons Opticians & Hearing Care Chandlers Ford

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  • Meet the Team

Billy Walder

Branch Manager & Dispensing Optician

Meet the branch manager at Leightons Chandlers Ford.

Meryl Chambers (BSc)


Find out more about your local hearing care expert.

Rebecca Fouch


Rebecca graduated as an optometrist from Cardiff University in 2002, joining Leightons in Eastleigh and Andover in 2005. After many years, Rebecca was pleased to join her regular clients in the move to the new Chandlers Ford store in 2014. Rebecca is a keen Scout Leader, and her two young boys are already following in her scouting footsteps.

Sean Matthews


Sean graduated as an optometrist from the University of Manchester in 2011, and has been part of the Chandlers Ford team since 2015. In his spare time, Sean enjoys running half marathons, and has raised over £700 for The Alzheimer's Society in the process.

Natasha Hale

Dispensing Optician

Natasha joined Leightons in 2006 as a Trainee Dispensing Optician in Totton, qualifying in 2010. She has worked in many of our branches, including as an Assistant Manager and Manager. Natasha returned to Chandlers Ford following maternity leave and enjoys working in her local community with such a friendly team.

Simon Sharpe

Dispensing Optician

Hayley Chetri

Optical Assistant

Hayley joined Leightons in Winchester in 2002. She later transferred to Eastleigh and has been part of the Chandlers Ford team since 2014. Hayley has completed her Level 3 Diploma in Retail Optics and now assists the Diploma Assessment Team alongside her daily role in the store.

Kasia Corneby

Optical Assistant

Kasia joined Leightons in Eastleigh in 2008 and moved to the Chandlers Ford branch in 2014. She completed her Level 2 Diploma in Retail Optics in 2015. Outside work, Kasia enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Alyson Isaacs

Optical Assistant

Alyson joined Leightons in Eastleigh Swan Centre in 2002, moving to the new Chandlers Ford branch in 2014. She has completed her Level 2 Diploma in Retail Optics. She loves working with a brilliant, friendly team who make coming to work a pleasure.

Kathryn Spake

Optical Assistant

Kathryn joined Leightons in 1992, in this time she has worked with a selection of branches and achieved her Level 2 Diploma. Kathryn loves working for Leightons in Chandlers Ford, where she has been since 2014.

Rachael Wall

Optical Assistant

Rachael has worked for Leighton’s since February 2015, dividing her time between the Winchester and Chandlers Ford branches. Recently, she has completed her level two diploma in retail optics. When not working, Rachael enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren.

Very professional service. Everything was explained clearly. Natasha helped me choose my new frames and suggested using a magnifying mirror which was really helpful. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Anon. , Chandlers Ford