Look local: Keeping it Rhyl

Major investment is being poured into Rhyl, but will it be enough to overcome the challenges faced by optical practices? Jo Gallacher reports

Rhyl has had its fair share of criticism over the years, having been consistently classed as one of the most deprived towns in Britain, but now the Welsh town is fighting back. Rhyl is currently undergoing a multi-million-pound regeneration project with an aim to take the town back to its glory days as a popular seaside resort.

Practice manager of Rhyl’s Scrivens practice Andrew Bosley says the town is a pleasant place to practise. ‘We’re not far from the sea front and it’s lovely in the summer when people can go out and have their sandwiches on the beach. It’s a great location – we’re on the main street and it’s also close to a car park which is important for any practice.’

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