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, Joanne Howell and Jessica Cornforth, will ensure that your vision is in the best possible hands.

We have a wide range of designer spectacles, 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 Andersons Opticians. We have made your sight our priority for 65 years.

When we are closed, on Sundays and Bank holidays, if you need emergency eyecare, please ring Sunderland Eye Infirmary 0191 5699952.


There are national "amber phase" Covid-19 guidelines we have to follow. We will all be wearing PPE for your, and our, safety. We'll be sanitising the practice and equipment between patients so things will take a bit longer than usual. That means that you will need to ring us for an appointment before calling in to the practice for anything.

Have a look at this poster Keeping our patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and this video  made by The College of Optometrists, for more information.

Please ring 0191 5842226 to arrange an appointment.

Best wishes from us all at Andersons Opticians.

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