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Winchester - Vision Express

Opening Times

This week Open Close
Monday 08:45 17:30
Tuesday 08:45 17:30
Wednesday 08:45 17:30
Thursday 08:45 17:30
Friday 08:45 17:30
Saturday 08:45 17:30
Sunday 10:00 16:00

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Get Directions

The store is located on the main pedestrianised High Street in the centre of Winchester. Here you’ll find us next to Boots The Chemist and opposite WH Smith.

By Car:

From the M3 – Leave at junction 9 and follow the A272 to Winchester. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Easton Lane and continue through the next roundabout. Continue until you cross a small bridge and turn left when you reach the fire station. Follow signs for the city centre along Friarsgate and follow the signs to the Pay & Display car parks on either Tanner Street, Middle Brook Street or at The Brooks Centre.

Walking from here, take the pedestrianised road in between Iceland and Beales and turn right onto High Street at the end of the road. Here you’ll find us next to Boots The Chemist and opposite WH Smith.

From the A34 - Take the exit towards Worthy Down/Littleton/South Wonston and follow the B3420 towards Winchester. Follow the road for 2.5miles into the town centre, and then the signs for the car parks. From here follow the walking route above.

By Bus:

Most bus routes into Winchester stop at Jewry Street, just around the corner from the store on High Street.

By Train:

Winchester Railway Station is a ten minute walk to the store. Exit the station and Station Hill, and continue at the junction onto City Road. At the junction after the Baptist Church, turn right onto Jewry Road. Turn left after Barclays bank onto the High Street.

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Store Facilities

Facilities - Winchester Vision Express

  • We have over 100 ways to test your eyes We have over 100 ways to test your eyes
  • Digital Retinal Photography available Digital Retinal Photography available
  • Glasses repairs Glasses repairs
  • Disabled access to store Disabled access to store
  • Parking nearby Parking nearby
  • Public toilets nearby Public toilets 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 Winchester 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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