We will be closed on Saturday 8th June for minor refurbishments. Apologies for any inconvenience.

You don't have to buy glasses from your opticians

You can request a paper copy of your prescription and get your glasses made up anywhere you choose, often at much cheaper prices!

Prescription glasses and sunglasses made in store

Bring us your prescription and enjoy savings of up to 40%
compared to other high street opticians.

Get new lenses fitted to your old frames

Fond of your old frame but your prescription has changed? Are the lenses damaged? Bring them and your prescription to us and we can fit new lenses to your favourite frame.

Visit our factory shop

Since 1997 we’ve been making the highest quality spectacles which we manufacture on site in our state-of-the-art optical lab.

Summer is Coming!

Get ready for summer and a new pair of prescription sunglasses – tints, transitions, mirrors and designer frames.

Complete Satisfaction

Our reviews speak for themselves. Become another happy Manchester Optical customer.

Visit Our Showroom

Professional dispensing with impartial advice and no pressure selling from our factory shop in Ashton Under Lyne.

Express Service

All spectacles are made up on site by our experienced technicians. 1 hour option available on selected lenses.

Why Manchester Optical?

Massive Savings

Bring us your prescription to enjoy savings of up to 40% compared to other high street opticians.

Time Served

Since 1997 we’ve been making the highest quality spectacles.

On-Site Service

We manufacture your glasses on site in our state of the art optical lab.

Couldn't Be Easier

We supply great quality spectacles faster and cheaper than anybody else. All we need is your prescription – no matter how complex, if anybody can, we can!

1 Hour Service

A 1 hour service is available on most single vision prescriptions. We stock thin and light lenses, photochromic lenses as well as basic 1.5 single vision.

Not Only That...

We can also supply glass and other special lenses.

Cannot believe the difference in price over the high street, without loss of quality in the glasses themselves.

W. Morris


Excellent quality and brilliant service. Would definitely recommend Manchester Optical to anyone, extremely pleased all round.

C. Norden


I am absolutely delighted with my new glasses. I don’t know how you did them at such low prices but I’ll definitely be using you again.

D. Cavanagh


Many thanks for my prescription glasses and sunglasses, they are fantastic. Will be telling my friends and family about Manchester Optical.

R. Simons


Manchester Optical Ltd

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