The Team

The next course will be held Fri 29th/Sat 30th May 2020 - Individual and small group tuition available on request before then.
January 1st, 2020
We were proud to have sponsered a quiz held in aid of this most worthwhile charity.
January 1st, 2020
January 29th, 2020 Derek meets famous spectacle frame designer
Derek and Sally attended a workshop in January lead by spectacle frame designer, Tom Davies, at Opti2020. This is an international optical trade show in Munich. Many useful tips were learned regarding dispensing of bespoke eyewear.
January 29th, 2020

Local Accommodation

Holbecks B & B   01473 823211

The Gables B & B  01473 828126

The Martins B & B 01449 741199, 07887731336

College Farm B & B   01473 652253

Holbecks and The Gables are only a short walk from the Practice. It is advisable to arrange your accommodation early since these establishments tend to book up quickly.

Further information about the area, including additional accommodation, can be found by visiting or


You will probably be able to leave your car at the accommodation, if you stay at one of the above. Otherwise, long-term parking is available on Magdalen Road.

Arrival by Rail

Main line services are available to Ipswich (11 miles), Manningtree (9 miles) and Colchester (15 miles). If travelling to/from London use Colchester or Manningtree station, and use Ipswich if arriving from Midlands/North. Taxis available in rank at Ipswich or Colchester but not always present at Manningtree station.

Taxi and bus

Taxis will cost approximately £28 from any of the above mentioned stations and take 25 minutes. Local public transport links are poor. For bus link from Stansted airport to Colchester see

Local taxi companies:

Beaumont Taxis 01473 827096

Town & Country 01473 828999

Voyager Travel 01473 828102


3 Queen Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5DZ Tel: 01473 823755