Jack started as an optical workshop apprentice in 1958. After completing his apprenticeship he studied at night school 3 nights a week to achieve the university entrance qualifications, and then studied full-time for his degree.
In 1972 when working with Prescottís in Lothian Road Edinburgh, he joined the staff of the Princess Alexandria Eye Pavilion as a sessional optician working with Professor Phillips and the other consultants. Jack stopped this ancillary work after 25 years, but his son, Scott and another member of staff, Gillian Shanks continues to do so. READ MORE
30 Elder Street, Edinburgh EH1 3DX
It’s good to put a face to a name and we at the Elder Street Branch would welcome the opportunity to look after your visual requirements. READ MORE
Westside Plaza, Edinburgh EH14 2SW
Why not visit our attractive air conditioned practice at Westside Plaza and see what we can do for you.
Parking is free and easy and we are all very friendly. READ MORE
Newtown Optics, Edinburgh EH1 3DX
Gavin Wilson, manager at Edinburgh Newtown Optics Workshop, has over 33yrs experience in the trade as a technician, and certificates from O.P.M.A. at East London College involving all aspects of Lens Marking, Setting, Verification and Glazing. READ MORE