Vision Express Opticians - Vision taken seriously

Plymouth - Vision Express

Opening Times

This week Open Close
Monday 08:15 18:00
Tuesday 08:15 18:00
Wednesday 08:15 18:00
Thursday 08:15 18:00
Friday 08:15 18:00
Saturday 08:15 18:00
Sunday 10:30 16:30

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

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Get Directions

By Car:

The closest car park is the Pay & Display within the Drakes Circus shopping centre, which is clearly signposted from the town centre.

The easiest route into Plymouth is on the A38.  At the Manadon Junction roundabout, join the B3250 towards the town centre.  Follow this for roughly 2 miles, past the University.  You will see Drakes Circus in front of you, and signposts for the car park.

From the shopping centre, walk out into the town. We are situated at the top end of New George Street, opposite McDonalds.

By Train:

The store is about 10 minutes walk from Plymouth Railway Station. On leaving Plymouth Railway Station follow the signs for the City Centre and walk down Armada Way upon reaching a large Sundial turn left and walk up New George Street. Vision Express is at the top end of New George Street.

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Store Facilities

Facilities - Plymouth 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
  • Coffee facilities Coffee facilities
  • Disabled access to store Disabled access to store
  • Toilets in store Toilets in store
  • 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 Plymouth 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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