We are now able to offer our full range of Optometric Services, including Eye Examinations.

Please be aware that we may not be able to see “Walk In” appointments, so please phone in advance to arrange an appointment on 02890 613485.

From Monday 29th June, Opening Hours will increase to 10am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 1:00pm on Saturdays.

Please note that we will operate with strict hygiene and social distancing measures in place, which include limiting the number of people in the practice to 2 persons at any one time.

For all queries outside the restricted Opening Hours, please continue to phone us on 02890 613485.




Stephen McKay Opticians are an independent optical practice situated at:

210 Kingsway
BT17 9AE


Tel: 02890 613485

The company was first established in 2000.

We offer a full range of optometric services including:

Eye Examinations.

Contact Lens Fitting and supply.

Children’s Clinic.

Digital Imaging and Diagnostics.


1 Hour Spectacle Glazing.

Safety Eyewear Provision.

Sports Eyewear.

Corporate Eyecare Packages.

Home Delivery.


Free Parking.

Evening/Saturday Morning Appointments.


Normal Opening Hours: 


Please note: Practice now closed due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Monday:                                                                     9am – 5:30pm
Tuesday:                                                                      9am – 5:30pm
Wednesday:                                                              9am – 5:30pm Late Appointments available by prior arrangement.
Thursday:                                                                    9am – 5:30pm. Late Appointments available by prior arrangement.
Friday:                                                                             9am – 5:30pm.
Saturday:   By Prior Appointment  only.      10am – 1.00pm.



We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, and as independent practitioners we offer a huge range of vision correction options for patients of all ages, as well as the friendly and professional service you should expect from us. We can also offer a relaxed atmosphere, where you’ll never be rushed. Our priority is to ensure you are completely satisfied.

We strive to offer an individual service to all our customers and to promote the highest standards in all aspects of eye care . In doing so we hope to make your experience of Stephen McKay Opticians as pleasant as possible.

We aim to provide comprehensive eye examinations with a full explanation of the outcomes, and to offer appropriate and effective advice on all options for vision correction.

Our team consists of:
Stephen, Optometrist & Manager
Emma, Colette  and Judith are our Optical Assistants.




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