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Orrell Opticians, Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port's Top-Rated Eye Tests

Using state-of-the-art equipment to fully examine your eyes, our friendly, attentive opticians will help your eyesight last a lifetime. 

Come and experience the difference – your eyes deserve nothing less.

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Common reasons why our patients stick with us

Brilliant Customer Service

 Being a local independent, stellar service is what makes us different to our larger competitors. 

Careful Frame Selection

Forget hoping for the best & trying on frames at random. Let our experienced team effortlessly guide you to the perfect frames & lenses.

Car Parking

We have access to 8 free parking spaces right at the door. 

Diabetic screening

We strive to have the shortest wait times for diabetic screening in Ellesmere Port. 

A personal note from Ashley Jardine, the owner

First things first. We won’t rush your eye test.


Growing up, my dad had a detached retina, causing him to lose his entire sight in his right eye. That piqued my interest in eyes from an early age, and today it drives me professionally to deliver the best eye tests we can at Orrell Opticians. 


It’s also why I’m so keen to invest in state-of-the-art eye testing technology, such as OCT, Optomap & VisiOffice. This brings hospital grade eye testing to the heart of Ellesmere Port. 


Our frame brands and ranges are also second to none, and you can be sure we will frame style you the right way.


It takes time to comprehensively test your eyes and capture your eyewear style to a tee.


However, it will be time well spent, and you'll love the results immediately (and for years to come!!!)

Ashley Jardine

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*as of 12.05.2022


Patients examined in 2022.

It's only a small number, since we spend the right amount of time examining each & every one. 


Diabetic Screenings this year so far


The number of days to wait for our next diabetic retinal screening appointment.

Give us a ring to go on our cancellation list, so you could get screened sooner.


Free patient car parking spaces at the practice front door. Handy!


Eyeballs examined & counting!

[Yes, that is an odd number since not everyone has two eyes!]

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Jack's Legacy Continues

At Orrell Opticians, great eye tests have been happening here since 1937, when Jack Orrell opened the practice in Ellesmere Port. 


Our patients demand (and receive!) an excellent eye care experience by a meticulous optician using modern technology.


However, that’s just part of what you want; you also want to find your perfect glasses that compliment your look and your style. To get you there, you need an Enhanced Eye Test and a fabulous choice of handpicked eyewear brands from around the world.


The problem is, the majority of eye tests in Cheshire are by the mainstream opticians, so it oftentimes feels rushed. With so many patients booked in, that's the inevitable customer experience we often hear about.   

We don't think a quick eye check is OK, or to feel like you are buying your glasses in a hurry. 

Let's slow things down and do it right at Orrell Opticians.

Let's Talk!

We aim for a response time of < 2 hours, or by 10am the next day we are open. 

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68 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0AA

09:00 - 17:30

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Want to see more patient testimonials?

I feel that the service is very thorough.


The equipment is state of the art but the testing is still very personal.


All the staff are really pleasant and friendly and the atmosphere is very relaxed.


The reception/ waiting area is spotless and very attractively decorated and the display of frames most attractive.

I needed to ring up afterwards for a copy of my prescription which should have been given to me while I was there. It was then promptly emailed to me

- C Glazzard, July 2022

'I have been attending Orrel Opticians for several years and I have been consistently impressed by the thoroughness of the eye examinations that they perform.


The practice is very well equipped and offers a high-quality service.


All members of staff that I have dealt with have been polite and friendly, making it a pleasure to attend for an eye examination

- J Somerville June 2022

I was concerned that my vision had changed even though last eye test August 2021.


Appt arranged and I requested Ashley as I previously seen by him.


All the opticians are excellent including all of the staff who are always pleasant and friendly.


The good news that my problem could be rectified with a new prescription.


So reassuring

- A Bickerstaffe, March 2022

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