About The Spectacle Shop and the team

A team passionate about eyewear.

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What makes The Spectacle Shop different?

At The Spectacle Shop, we are at the forefront of the latest eyewear trends and styles, sourcing niche eyewear products that are truly different, and of the highest quality from around the world.

Our friendly and unique approach along with our welcoming shop environment, ensure you feel fully relaxed while enjoying entering the wonderful world of eyewear.

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Our selection of unique frames

We stock over 1000 frames in every colour, shape, and size you could imagine. Only a fraction of frames are displayed in the shop. Instead of leaving clients to browse hundreds of frames alone, our team bring the frames to you. This allows us to not only show you suitable frames, but it gives a more personal touch to finding your latest look.

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Eyewear Styling

Our eyewear styling consultation is a chance to spend time with our team in a relaxed, no-pressure environment. You should never feel obliged to buy at this consultation. Finding the perfect eyewear is best done with thought and consideration as after all, they are the first thing that people see when they look at you.

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World-Class Service

Our team of four staff have a combined 75 years of optical experience. Everyone in our team has a minimum of a foundation degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing and is passionate about eyewear and customer service. We are committed to giving our clients the best advice and experience we possibly can.

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Eye Exams

The average eye examination in the UK lasts for 20 minutes, which is just long enough to do all the necessary checks for the health of your eyes.

At The Spectacle Shop, we allow up to one hour for an eye examination which gives us the time to get to know you and your individual needs. The relationship we start to build here is just the beginning of a journey to help you find your perfect eyewear.

Meet the team at The Spectacle Shop


Qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 1996, opening The Spectacle Shop in the same year. Phil is dedicated to giving fantastic customer service and many of his customers have been visiting for over 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoys carp fishing and bike-packing.


Qualified as a Dispensing Optician in 2021 with 8 years of optical experience. Lucy has a passion for gardening, antiquing, and true crime.


Qualified from Bradford College in 2018 with a distinction in Ophthalmic Dispensing. Dan is a scout leader and an avid Sheffield Steelers fan.


Qualified as an Optometrist in 1991. In his spare time, Phil is a stamp and coin collector, and enjoys gardening.

What To Expect At The Spectacle Shop