About Us

Brooks & Wardman have been providing eye care in Nottingham since 1932 when it first opened in the Market Square.

In 1953 the practice moved to Nottinghams’s professional quarter and is now established on the Ropewalk as a state of the art, fully equipped, modern, independent optical practice.

David Bennett BSc(Hons) MCOptom

David Bennett BSc(Hons) MCOptom

Principal Optometrist

Principal Optometrist, acquired the practice in 1989 and has areas of expertise in Glaucoma diagnosis and management, complex contact lens fitting and management.

Emma Lundberg Bsc(Hons) MCOptom

Emma Lundberg Bsc(Hons) MCOptom


Emma joined us in 2015. Over the last 25 years she has worked in various countries from Scotland to Australia. She is particularly interested in childrens eye care, glaucoma and diabetes. As an added advantage Emma speaks French!

Barbara Miller FBDO(Hons) LVA

Dispensing Optician

Barbara is our Dispensing Optician, joined us in 2007 and is an expert in frame dispensing and the latest lens technology. Barbara is a qualified low vision specialist able to offer help and advice to patients with Low Vision needs. She is currently training to add Contact Lens Optician to her qualifications.



Angie is our Receptionist and has been with us since 2002. She will be your first point of contact when entering the practice

Chris Greatorex

Practice Manager

Chris has been our Practice Manager since 2004 and invariably is the friendly voice answering the telephone. She deals with your email enquiries and has been instrumental in the practice growth.