WE'RE OPEN, caring for your sight and hearing during lockdown and we have all the necessary precautions in place. (Updated 7.00pm Sat 23rd Jan 2021)

We may have appointments available today so if you have any pressing concerns about your sight or eye health please contact us as soon as you can by telephone for advice.


Once you’ve booked, we'll contact you for more information so that we can minimise the time you need to spend in store. Face coverings need to be worn when attending, unless you’re in an exempt category or location. Please be mindful of local coronavirus restrictions when you visit.

IMPORTANT: If you/any of your household have COVID-19 symptoms or are self-isolating, please wait 14 days before booking and tell the store. Additionally, if awaiting the result of a COVID-19 test or asked to self-isolate, you should not attend until advised to do so. FIND OUT MORE


Average customer rating out of 5 for this store is

17 - 33 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LJ

We are in Long Wyre Street, on the same side of the road as Argos

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01206 763 136

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Get 50% off your contact lenses for the first three months when you sign up to easycare

Valid in-store until 20th February 2021

50% off easycare signup: 50% discount off your first three months’ payments. Initial 3 month payment required. New easycare customers only. Can only be redeemed when you sign up for the easycare package for the first time. Valid until 20 February 2021. Offer is valid for one purchase and can only be redeemed once per person per store, at participating stores only. Cannot be used with other offers or exchanged in whole or part for cash. Our staff members will inform you what your monthly subscription charge is and advise what the total payment will be with the 50% discount. Subject to suitability and eligibility. If your prescription is not valid an eye test and contact lens assessment may be required at our standard charge. Offer applies to all products available on easycare. Excludes online purchases.



Store services

Additional info

  • Additional glaucoma training in association with the International Glaucoma Association
  • College of Optometrists training centre
  • Platinum Employer accredited
The nearest car park is in Priory Street
Disabled access available
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This store has expert audiologists to assess your hearing and provide industry-leading treatment.

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Customer reviews

The size, the cleanliness, the professionalism and knowledge of staff. Was made to feel very welcome and not a nuisance when a member of staff spent time helping me choose the correct frames for my face. Overrall a very nice experience.

Kelly, Colchester

The whole experience was a pleasant one and I have already recommended Specsavers to several people.

Yvonne, Colchester

Just the staff in general a nice experience to have as getting glasses can be quite stressful but your staff carry out there job fully and to a high quality which takes all that stress away well done.

Neil, Colchester

Meet the team
Colin Hope
Colin Hope

Owner / Director


Nicholas Hagan
Nicholas Hagan

Owner / Director

BSc (Hons) MCOptom

Louise Stanton
Louise Stanton

Owner / Director

BSc (Hons) MCOptom

Kiran Lal
Kiran Lal

Owner / Director

BSc MCOptom

Rebecca Longobardi
Rebecca Longobardi

Dispensing director