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Halifax - Vision Express

Opening Times

This week Open Close
Monday 09:00 17:30
Tuesday 09:00 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 17:30
Thursday 09:00 17:30
Friday 09:00 17:30
Saturday 09:00 17:30
Sunday 10:00 16:00

Please note, Bank Holiday opening hours may vary – please contact the store directly

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Get Directions

If you are reaching the store using a Sat Nav, please use the postcode HX1 1RU.

From the North – Approach Halifax on the A629.  As you approach the town centre you will reach a large roundabout.  Go straight ahead (signposted Huddersfield and Town Centre)  (*)Almost immediately, turn left at the next set of lights and after 100 yards straight ahead at the next set of lights.  Get in the right hand lane to turn right at the next set of lights onto the winding road.  The Woolshops Centre car park is after around 200 yards on the right.

From the East – Approach Halifax on the A58 until you reach a large roundabout on the edge of the town centre.  Turn left (signposted Huddersfield and Town Centre).  Follow the directions as above from (*).

From the West – Approach Halifax on the A58 until you reach a set of traffic lights.  Continue straight on and get into the right hand lane.  After 100 yards you will reach a large roundabout.  Turn right (signposted Huddersfield and Town Centre).  Follow the directions as above from (*).

From the South - Approach Halifax on the A629.  Around half a mile after passing the Calderdale Royal Hospital you will reach some traffic lights.  Take the right fork (signposted Leeds/Bradford/Town Centre east).  Continue on this road, passing the Shay Stadium on your left, until you reach a mini roundabout. Go straight on here, and through the next set of lights.   The Woolshops Centre is around 100 yards on your left.

Once parked walk up the Woolshops, passing Marks and Spencer on the right.  Vision Express is around 50 yards on the left.

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Store Facilities

Facilities - Halifax Vision Express

  • We have over 100 ways to test your eyes We have over 100 ways to test your eyes
  • One hour glasses service One hour glasses service
  • Digital Retinal Photography available Digital Retinal Photography available
  • Professional thorough eyesight testing Professional thorough eyesight testing
  • In-Store Lab In-Store Lab
  • Glasses repairs Glasses repairs
  • Disabled access to store Disabled access to store
  • Baby changing facilities nearby Baby changing facilities nearby
  • Parking nearby Parking nearby
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Your NHS Entitlement

Get a free eye test

Some patients qualify for a free NHS eye examination and optical vouchers. Find out if you are eligible for a free vision test.

Criteria NHS funded sight test NHS Optical voucher
Aged under 16 Yes Yes
Aged 16, 17 or 18 in full time education Yes Yes
Aged 60 or over Yes Yes
Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma Yes Yes
Considered to be at risk of glaucoma
(as advised by an ophthalmologist)
Yes Yes
Aged 40 or over and the parent, brother, sister, son or daughter of a person diagnosed with glaucoma Yes Yes
Registered blind or partially sighted Yes Yes
Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher
(your optician will advise on your entitlement)
Yes Yes
Claiming Benefit
(Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income Related Employment Support Allowance, Universal Credit, Income Support, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or receiving Tax Credits and meeting qualifying conditions)
Yes Yes
On a low income and named on a valid HC2 (full help) or HC3 (partial help) certificate Yes Yes
A prisoner being seen outside prison Yes Yes

Complaints

If you or your representative would like to make a complaint, please contact Phil Heron at Vision Express, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6NZ or telephone 08000 382 177, fax on 0115 988 2325, email to . Your complaint will be acknowledged within 2 working days and you will receive an estimate of how long the investigation of your complaint is likely to take.

Alternatively you can contact NHS England, PO Box 16738, Redditch, B97 9PT, telephone 0300 3112233, email to england.contactus@nhs.net.

If your complaint relates to your sight test and you are not happy with how your complaint has been handled either by us or by NHS England, you will be advised of your right to take your complaint to the Health Service Commissioner (Ombudsman). If your complaint relates to your spectacles or contact lenses you can contact the Optical Consumer Complaints Service, 6 Market Square, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3UZ.

Your Safety

Vision Express Halifax and all our practitioners and staff are committed to operating and maintaining effective systems for infection control to protect both patients and staff. We comply with all relevant Health and Safety Executive legislation and Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency requirements.

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