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Joan Parkinson
Friendly, professional and helpful staff. The optician clearly explains the various pieces of equipment he uses. When he found an issue at the back of one of my eyes and had to refer me to my doctors and the hospital he clearly explained why and what would happen next. This time they suggested just having my lenses changed rather than buy new frames. When the lenses arrived it only took a few minutes to put into my existing fames.

Amanda W
Best opticians I’ve been to. Expert service, friendly and professional staff and no hard sell on frames or lenses as there is on the High Street. I’d always rather deal with an independent business and Oakes Opticians is top class. They don’t have endless walls of frames either, which I prefer. Just a good and varied selection on style and price. Highly recommended.

S. Halliday
Every aspect of the service offered at Oakes is excellent. Emma ordered in a range of frames when I didn’t find anything in the shop I liked. Mr Arshad is always so thorough with the eye test and when I collected my new glasses Bushra spent ages making fine adjustments to the fitting to ensure the best possible vision. I’d recommend this team to anyone needing new glasses, especially if you have a complicated prescription.

I’ve had a couple of pairs of glasses from Oakes Opticians and I’ve been happy with everything. Thanks

Very professional and friendly service and super quick turnaround on my glasses. Had eye test on Tuesday evening and collected my glasses on Friday.

Excellent friendly service and corrected some poor advice from a previous optician.

Jen Waring
I’ve recently had complex eye surgery and was worried that it would be difficult to get the right glasses. Mr Arshad examined my eyes thoroughly and talked through the options with me. The glasses arrived after just one week and I’m delighted with my vision now. It’s the best it’s been for several years. All of the staff here are very friendly and professional. Thank you.

Excellent service. I have a complex lens prescription and was fitted with Gas Permeable lenses. Perfect fit and vision 1st time, with other opticians it’s usually taken a couple of changes to get the perfect fit. Very friendly and helpful staff and my vision is superb. Thank you team Oakes!

Lesley Arber
I took my 82 year old Mum to Oakes for an eye test recently and cannot fault the staff at all. She felt very valued as a customer and everyone was so kind and patient, and she didn’t feel rushed in making her glasses choice, which were then ready one week later for collection.

Lisa Bailey
Always very good & friendly service

Great service. Very helpful and friendly staff Would recommend to anyone

Professional and friendly service. Very helpful and good range of on trend frames.

Helpful, friendly service. Glasses ready within a week.

Mrs J Smith
Efficient. Friendly. Quick service.

Really friendly and helpful. My glasses weren’t extortionate either!

Judith Pearce
Very efficient service and all the staff are extremely polite and friendly. Wouldnt think of going anywhere else.

Bluemoon Design
Excellent friendly professional staff. And the practitioner who did my eye test was very friendly and helpful.

Lovely polite staff. Nothing too much for them – had a very nice cup of tea!! Good prices, excellent choices and very quick for collection.

Stephen Leach
Very friendly, helpful and professional staff. I felt welcome and that the choice of eyeglasses was about what was right for me and not related to cost.

Was going on holiday and staff pulled all stops out to make sure they came with days to spare. Cannot recommend them highly enough.

I would be happy to recommend this opticians as they are very helpful, friendly and approachable.

Mrs Laird
I attended for my eye test, chose new glasses, unfortunately I needed to return them as they needed adjusting. Nothing, nothing at all was too much trouble. I am now very happy and my glasses are perfect. Lynne laird.

Mark Saxton
Walked in on Saturday morning to make an appointment only to find they could see me straight away. Eye test done, glasses chosen all done in 30min. New glasses ready in 2 days. Super Good!

Mr Hardy
Since finding Oakes I have always had the best service. Their service is second to none and I have and will continue to recommend them to friends and family.. they never rush you like some opticians and take the time to make sure you are completely satisfied.

Mrs Yvonne Hobson
Really professional and very helpful. Lots of choice and also great because it is local.

Pauline Ramsden
Very good optician at Oakes optician.very helpful staff. Would definitely recommend.

Becky Wood
All staff was very friendly with my 7 year old daughter. Glasses came quick too.

Ruth Chatterton
The service was excellent the staff were very friendly and put me at ease. This opticians was recommend to me by my sister and I would definitely recommend them to friends and family.

Mr Paul Morgan
All round good service, appointment was convenient for myself on sat morning, wouldn’t hesitate in going again.

Louise Mathews
The experience was excellent from the ‘receptionist’ to the Optician. Very caring, professional and down to earth. Would highly recommend.

Ellie Stephenson
Great customer service would definitely recommend!

Elizabeth Hendry
Very helpful and friendly staff in a relaxed environment.

Mr D Beirne
Great service

Mr J Black
Great experience from initial appointment through to detailed consultation and delivery of my glasses and contact lenses. The whole team at Oakes Opticians are friendly and knowledgable and I have no hesitation recommending them.

Adam Oldfield
Went into the shop fully expecting to be charged for some serious damage to my sun glasses. 10mins work later they were fixed and no charge at all! Thanks very much, thought this review was the least I could do!

Mrs A. Whitaker
Thorough eye test for both my husband and myself. Great help in selecting prescription glasses both for every day and sunglasses from large in store display . Very quick completion of order and collection.

After seeing the same optician all my life I’d been given a pair of glasses that were blurred in one eye. Retests showed their test results were the same prescription. I couldn’t drive with a blurred eye!!……I went to Oakes for a third opinion and I have new varyfocals. I can see clearly, drive and read. I’ve not had these off on and had to get used to them. I’ve kept them on all the time and I can’t believe the difference. The service given was very professional and I was listened to. So I now have a new opticians………see you soon!!! X

Ms S Daly
The optician is excellent. I have had many eye tests over the years at different well known opticians & the optician at this place is the best I have come across. He is incredibly professional & friendly. He fully explains everything he is doing & I would recommend him to my friends. The lady who fits the glasses is also really professional & friendly.

Anthony Thomas
I cannot praise this optician enough, my eye test/examination was very thorough and professional. The optician has a full and varied selection of frames. My only gripe would be the price of frames & lenses. Otherwise a stress free experience. And a final thank you to Michelle for her help, opinion and fitting of my new glasses..

Mr & Mrs Ford
Great team, very friendly and approachable, professional and without hesitation go the extra mile. Most of all they are great with children. Massive thank you.

Mr Sean Pearce
The service and quality of product was excellent. The staff are very helpful and professional, with that personal service you don’t get at the larger cattle market opticians.

Mrs W Sykes
Very help full with my new glasses. I had a fall and hurt my eye and broke my glasses they were very help full in helping me replace them x

Mrs Jennifer Lomas
I have worn glasses for about 20 years and dealt with various Opticians but Oakes Opticians came out on top I would gladly recommend them to anyone. For the first time I felt that someone cared about my eyesight rather than try to sell me a pair of glasses.

Dr Akhtar
It was my first visit to the optician. The service was friendly starting from the receptionist to the optician. The optician conducted himself professionally and answered all my questions. I will recommend them to anyone looking for an eye check/ glasses.

Mrs Jakeman
M first time at this opticians, what a wonderful experience, the friendly staff were welcoming , helpful and honest. I tried quite a few pairs of glasses on and I was given a honest view on if they suited me. The optician was lovely . I chose some beautiful glasses that were hand made. Oakes Opticians is a small shop that offers the personal touch and stylish beautiful glasses.

Mrs J Fearnley
Thank you so much for seeing me and carrying out an eye test there and then on a Saturday morning. very thorough eye test and felt at ease and my glasses are to die for, lol. Thank you so much

Paul Renfrey
I don’t think they could have done anymore for us they managed to squeeze my partner in at the last min and their device as a whole were great especially Michelle who for me went above and beyond. Thank you.

Anthony Bushell
Had my eyes tested to a what I would a very high standard really felt as though I had had the best available .polite curtious . Listened to what I wanted and made good suggestions on lens etc .i won’t go any where else in future.

Mrs C Brewster
Very friendly & efficient service

Very helpful and thorough eye test with appointments to fit in with you.

Mrs V James Clarke
It’s the place to get a proper eye check not just a fancy frame?

Helen Lee
A friendly environment with helpful staff and a professional service. I love my new glasses, thank you.

Mrs Sue Hanson
I’ve been a client at this opticians for several years. All their staff are courteous, helpful but never pushy. Very thorough eye test, prompt arrival of new glasses, and a caring approach.

Adrian Hanlon
Excellent service and very friendly staff

Janet Hudson
Oakes Opticians offer late evening appointments and are also open till 2pm on a Saturday, great for people who work full time. They offer a wide selection of frames, there’s plenty of choice. The eye test is very thorough. I would definitely recommend Oakes Opticians to anyone.

Throughout the examination I was put at ease and made to feel really comfortable that eased my nerves. Choosing glasses I was given enough time and space to choose without feeling pressured.

Very handy opticians on my doorstep and great late night appointment available at short notice. Will be coming back again for sure Thanks

Harry Cruickshank
Due to the professional approach, it was a feel good factor and I can also see Eye opening!!!

Ms Pearce
Great first experience for the kids! Will definitely go back. Lovely receptionist too. ????

Douglas Handley
Excellent attentive service someone who cares and takes a real.interest in your problem