Opticians in North East England

List of North East England based opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists offering professional eye care, exams and tests.

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We are a family run, independent opticians based in the Teesside area. Both our practices, located at Thornaby and North Ormesby, are in modern premises located within GP Medical Centres. The Thornaby branch has near by public car parking and street parking. The North Ormesby branch has easily available, free parking directly outside the practice entrance. Both practices are easily accessible by wheelchair

  • Fantastic service - can't thank Wendy and Sharon enough for their help in obtaining glasses

The BIG Optician provides first-class eyecare and excellent value for money. We are a family-owned and run business providing fully comprehensive eye examinations, private and free NHS eye tests. We are a family-friendly optical practice and welcome people from across the generations. We use state-of-the-art eye testing equipment and include digital retinal photography at no extra charge as part of

  • Really great experience! Loving my new Tom Ford frames. Really lovely personal service.

Grundy and Naisbitt is a locally owned independent optometry (ophthalmic opticians) practice located inside M.Whitfield (the chemist) in Coxhoe, Durham. We offer NHS and private eye examinations and are happy to examine patients of all ages. Home visits are available for the housebound.



GT Harvey & Partners Ltd has been providing high quality eyecare since our founding in 1927. It is our aim to push the boundaries of the eye examination beyond the restraints of the standard / NHS sight test. We have invested in high quality staff to ensure your visual requirements are given the best possible attention, in a caring and professional environment.

  • First time I've used Harveys. A small practice with very high level of customer care.

We provide a complete eye care service including eye tests, contact lens fittings and aftercare and our large showroom houses contact lenses and frames to suit everyones taste and budget - from designer fashions to budget classics. We have sourced the latest range of single vision, bifocal and varifocal / progressive lenses and ensure all our top quality products are competitively priced.


We have a modern computer generated chart which has charts using lower case letters, numbers and pictures allowing us to get an accurate vision measurement on even our youngest patients. Where children are too young for this we are still able to assess the childs eyes using objective measurements which don't require the child to do anything!


Our philosophy is simple, it is centred upon serving our patients. This is our passion and our dream and the foundations of our practice. We believe in integrity and responsibility and we never hold back on service and care. Being an independent practice gives us the freedom to understand and respond to our patients' needs, building a lifetime lasting relationship.


When Zag Sharif left his post in March 2006 as principal optometrist at a leading optical retailer to run his own business, he was fulfilling an ambition not only to become an independent practitioner, but also and more importantly to offer customers a professional, friendly and personal eye care service at realistic prices. At Specsure Opticians in Consett, ZAG's new venture patients can expect just


Our aim is to provide our patients with comprehensive, professional eye care. We pride ourselves on offering a more personal service where you are made to feel welcome. We will give you honest advice as to which optical device may suit your needs best. We offer a comprehensive range of optical products that ranges from spectacle frames and designer sunglasses to microscopes and night vision scopes.


Thompson Opticians was established in 1984 and has now grown to 28 branches making them the largest independent opticians in the North East. Throughout that time, it has been our mission to provide a high quality ophthalmic service to the public. To mark our twenty-third anniversary, we are pleased to unveil our latest special deals and offers.