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1 week ago

As of today Monday 30th March we will be operating revised open hours until further notice.
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 3.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 12noon
For Urgent and Essential Assessment and Triage , ... See more

1 week ago
FODO on Twitter

As independent community optometrists, we really want to do our bit to help our wonderful NHS during this crisis. Unfortunately the powers that be are making it virtually impossible for us to do so. ... See more


2 weeks ago

Monday 23rd March 2020

• We have taken the decision to temporarily close both the Sowerby Bridge and Elland Practices to all but patients with genuine ocular emergencies:-
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2 weeks ago

🧐Following Government guidelines, Whitakers Opticians remains open as normal.

🤓The Optical Profession has been identified as having a key role in providing a vital service of reducing the ... See more

2 months ago

Don't let your contact lenses stop you from having fun. DAILIES TOTAL1® feel like nothing.

3 months ago

If you want to brighten up your 2020 why not come and have a look at our wonderfully colourful spectacle frames we now have in stock in a variety of different shapes. We also currently have ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Whitakers Opticians's post

Thanks to Kath Lockwood for another excellent festive window display and David Mitchell one our technicians for the photos.
We wish all our patients past, present and future a very Merry Christmas ... See more

4 months ago
Dry eye syndrome symptoms, causes and treatment - Eye health advice

Did you know central heating can lead to an increase in dry eye symptoms – leaving eyes feeling gritty, uncomfortable and even watery. Read our advice this winter:

Dry eye is a common condition affecting one in four people in the UK

5 months ago

A limited number of tickets for both the matinee and evening performance of Elland Silver Band's 'Christmas Cracker Concert' on Saturday 7th December 2019 have become available. Tickets can be ... See more

5 months ago
Halloween - Look After Your Eyes

The countdown to Halloween has begun which means it's time to start thinking about costumes again!

If you’re considering wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie ... See more

Halloween If you’re thinking about wearing novelty contact lenses to add an eye-popping touch to your zombie or vampire outfit – think again. You may be putting your eyes at risk by using lenses ... See more

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David Armitage achieves 25 years with Whitakers Opticians

25 year presentation

Jonathan Whitaker presents David Armitage with a gift for 25 years service. 





Whitakers Opticians sponsor the kit for Greetland Goldstars Under 16s

Greetland play in the first division of the Huddersfield Junior Football League.

Greetland Goldstars









Jonathan Whitaker & Richard Barker complete Tour de France Stage 1 for Charity

Jonathan and Richard completed the 120 miles of Stage 1 of the Tour de France taking in the climbs of Buttertubs, Cray & Grinton in under 8 hours and raised over £300 for the charity Optometry Giving Sight. Many thanks to all those who donated.






Ripponden Brownies look into Opticians

Girls from 1st Ripponden Brownies had a fun packed trip to Whitakers Opticians as part of the sight awareness section of their Disability Awareness badge. The girls, aged seven to ten years, enjoyed learning about eye examinations, including having the inside of their eyes photographed, working on the reception desk, dispensing frames and learning about how lenses are fitted to a pair of glasses in the onsite workshop.