Providing Exceptional Eyecare for over 65 years.

Andersons Opticians, in Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, is a well-established business with an ethos on the provision of excellent quality and affordable eyecare.  Optometrists Wendy Bradshaw, Simon Birtwisle, and Katie McClure, Dispensing Optician Colin Pattison, together with support staff, Lynda Hodgkiss and Mandy Hodgkiss, will ensure that your vision is in the best possible hands.

NHS advice on coronavirus

If you have travelled abroad in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please check the gov.uk website for the latest COVID-19 travel advice, you may need to call NHS 111 for further advice before making or attending your appointment.


*Our OCT scanner*

We recently bought a Topcon Maestro 3D OCT scanner.  Having an OCT scan is a good way to safeguard the health of your eyes.  Link to our OCT page to see more: Enhanced sight tests

One of many OCT scans


We have a wide range of designer glasses, to suit all budgets, and contact lenses for those times when you would rather be free from your spectacles.

For all of your optical needs contact I.M. Anderson Optometrists.  We have made your sight our priority for 65 years.


3-5 Mautland St Houghton-le-Spring Tyne and Wear United Kingdom DH4 4BH