Lees Optical is located in the village of Lees, Oldham. A privately run independant opticians with over 20 years experience, who value customer service and quality above all else. We cater for all budgets with frames starting at just £25.00 inc standard single vision lenses.


Our ranges of spectacles come complete with standard single vision lenses, many more lens and coating options are available from leading manufacturers such as Essilor, Nikon, Hoya and Ziess. All frames and lenses are guaranteed for one year against manufacturing faults, nose pads, tips and screws are replaced free of charge for the life of your frames and all spectacles come with a hard case and microfibre cleaning cloth.


We provide private eye tests at £22.50, which are 25-30 minutes duration, all relevant tests are performed and great care is taken to check the health of your eyes. The examination includes Fundus Photography as standard. Our Optician will advise you on any changes to your eyes and sight, giving advice relating to any conditions you may have.


Lees Optical perform NHS eye tests/examinations to the same standard as our private tests and issue GOS vouchers if you are eligible, check our NHS page to find out if you are. NHS vouchers issued from other opticians are also accepted as full or part payment for your chosen frame, depending on the value. Childrens hospital vouchers (HES) are also accepted, with a range of free frames to choose from or you could upgrade and contribute a small amount for a designer frame.



Our promise to you:


  • we will conduct a thorough eye examination to check the health of your eyes

  • explain our findings to you clearly

  • make sure you have the prescription that's right for you

  • discuss your needs and individual eyewear requirements

  • recommend new spectacles or lenses ONLY if you need them

  • give you one on one service and all the time it takes to help you choose your new spectacles, no fuss, no hassle and no pressure


If you prefer to choose your new spectacles in private then a 1 hour evening appointment can be requested, in order to do this the practice will be closed to the public while you browse. You will need to bring a current valid prescription with you if you were not tested here. Private home dispensing can also be arranged in the evenings, we will bring a selection of frames to your home, in the styles or brands you request, again a current valid prescription is required (conditions apply).



Contact us on 0161 627 5735 to make an appointment or to discuss any queries or questions you have, alternatively email info@leesoptical.co.uk 


Our practice can be found next to the former Barclays Bank at 94 High Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 5AA.

Parking is at the rear on the carpark or on street and bus stops are located nearby.




Monday - 09:00 to 17:00

Tuesday - 09:00 to 16:00

Wednesday - 09:00 to 17.00

Thursday - 09:00 to 17:30

Friday - 09:00 to 17:00

Saturday - 09:00 to 14:00

Sunday - CLOSED