Why go to a huge and impersonal chain Optician when you can have the friendly and personal service provided by Charnley’s? The branch is a calm and pleasant place to be, and the staff are all very friendly and helpful. The opticians I have seen have taken their time with me and I feel confident they did a good job. The last time I went I had to hold a screaming baby on my lap while the optician fitted me with contact lenses, and she didn’t bat an eyelid. They have a great range of frames to pick from and are happy to help you choose – and the pair my husband has just bought worked out cheaper from here than from Vision Express.