Practices

Allegro Optical, Meltham

We are an independent practice of Optometrists and Opticians providing professional and ethical eye care in the heart of Meltham, Holmfirth, Greenfield, Saddleworth and now Marsden in Huddersfield.

Even though we love providing general optical services to our local population, we are also a Specialist Optometry practice. We are proud to be the national leader in the field of Performing Arts Eye Care and the optical correction of musicians, presenters, and media professionals.

In addition to all general and specialist optometry services we also provide a full hearing care service. Our registered and qualified hearing care professionals offer hearing tests, fit hearing aids and remove ear wax by both micro-suction and irrigation.

We would like to welcome clients old and new to our boutique optical practice in the heart of Meltham, Holmfirth. With its welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff, we pride ourselves on giving a warm greeting and making all our clients feel like an individual.

Our branch  features:

  • On-site parking permitted overspill car parking in the Morrison’s Car Park
  • Comfortable practice rooms
  • Welcoming reception and waiting area
  • Colour analysis and eyewear Styling 
  • Hand Made Jewellery from local craftspeople
  • A large range of ethical and environmentally friendly frames
  • New chic fashion ranges of gorgeous boutique designs
  • Advanced Optometry including;
    • 3D Optical Coherence Tomography Scanner (3D OCT)
    • Saccadic Eye Tracking
    • Enhance Binocular Eye Exams
    • Visual Stress Analysis and Colorimetry
    • E-Scoop Examinations to help manage symptoms of AMD 

A welcoming practice we stand apart from our competitors because of our people. At Allegro Optical opticians in Meltham, we strive to be the best in all we do, ensuring that our patients receive the very highest standards of eye-care.

Allegro Optical, Meltham

1-3 Station St, Meltham, Holmfirth HD9 5NX

Call 01484 907090

Opening times

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:30
Saturday 9:00 – 17:00

Free on-site parking.

Our professional team includes;

Liz

With 12 years experience in Optometry Elizabeth has gained higher professional qualifications in Minor Eye Conditions and has a Certificate in Glaucoma from The College of Optometrists. Elizabeth enjoys talking to her clients about their lifestyle and how that relates to their eyewear needs. She is currently working towards her BAPAM registration

In her spare time Elizabeth loves to make music and is a talented Pianist and Clarinetist. SHe has taken advanced clarinet lessons at the Royal Northern College of Music. She  was Principal Clarinettist in the University of Bradford Symphony Orchestra and a member of the City of Hull Youth Symphonic Windband before going to university. Previously Elizabeth and her husband were part of a band that played for events and weddings.

In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys swimming, Pilates, aerobic style exercise to keep fit, and gardening.

Elizabeth is registered with:

  • General Optical Council (GOC)
  • Association of Optometrists (AOP)
  • Ophthalmic Performers list OPL
  • National Health Service (NHS)
Sara

Optometrist

Sara graduated in 1999 and she always strives to ensure a good balance between honest open advice and excellent clinical care. Sara successfully ensures that our patients always receive a fantastic, consistent service.

Our clients love Sara’s gentle and relaxed manner and she is developing a very loyal following.

All our optometrists are registered with:

  • General Optical Council (GOC)
  • Association of Optometrists (AOP)
  • Ophthalmic Performers list OPL
  • National Health Service (NHS)
  • Bapam Registered Practitioner
Sheryl

Dispensing Optician/Managing Director

Sheryl is our senior dispensing optician and she has many years of experience. She is a bright, bubbly person and an excellent organiser; she is the glue that holds the team together, leading by example. Aside from ensuring that Allegro Optical runs smoothly, Sheryl also loves helping people; assisting you in choosing the right spectacles to suit you best and will always make certain that you are well informed, look great and are comfortable with your choice.

Charlotte

Dispensing Optician/Practice Manager

Charlotte is the newest member of the clinical team but she has already become an integral member. She joins us with over 30 years of optical experience and is dedicated to providing everyone with the very best eyewear solutions.

With a firm understanding of lens technology, Charlotte matches prescription, frames and style to achieve the best optical solution and exceed expectation. She also takes time to make fine adjustments and repairs to spectacles, whenever required to ensure everyone’s eyewear fits perfectly.

Abigayle

Dispensing Optician / Training Manager

Abigayle provides exceptional Ophthalmic Dispensing and first class customer service. She is an award-winning Dispensing Optician in her own right and she has earned many accolades while learning her craft.

Claire

Dispensing Optician

Claire is both a Dispensing Optician and lab technician and she brings a wealth of experience to the team.

With a fantastic eye for fashion, Claire is the “go to” woman for frame advice. With her encyclopaedic knowledge of lens types, she is able to advise on all kinds of vision correction. In her spare time, Claire loves to play tennis and is partial to stand up comedy shows.

James

Clinical Support Technician & Trainee Manager

James, or Jim, came to Allegro Optical through his musical connections. Jim is a very talented young Euphonium player and currently plays with the championship Oldham Lees Brass Band. Jim’s favourite piece of music is Resurgam. He says “I love brass bands because they have given me many opportunities. I’ve had the chance to play at the Royal Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall among many others. I have also met many many people who have become friends for life. Although I love making all types of music I get my biggest buzz from winning contests. I’m very competitive so 2nd might as well be last!”

Jim performs an essential role in practice, supporting the clinical team and making sure that everything runs smoothly. He is always available to assist patients in any way he can and he always goes that extra mile.

Josie

NHS Administrator

Josie is a very friendly and familiar face in the local area, having worked with Stephen Haigh at his practice for twenty plus years. Josie deals with the day to day running of the practice and she is always available to assist patients.

Charlene

Clinical Support / Administrator

Charlene has extensive experience in hearing care administration and is now applying her skills to optics. She always does her best to ensure our client’s journey of care in our practices are as smooth as possible. Charlene will always take the time to answer your questions, with a smile.

Ferzana

Hearing Aid Audiologist (HAA)

Following a career in victim support Ferzana wanted a change of career and followed her sister into Audiology. Six years on and Ferzana loves her job, she says it is the perfect balance between clinical and social. Ferzana dreams of safari holidays in places such as Kenya or Tanzania and she would love the opportunity to turn back time and have a chat with Nelson Mandela.

Harriet

Hearing Care Nurse

Harriet first qualified in Adult Nursing from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2008. She started her nursing life in a Community role in Chadderton, Oldham developing her clinical skills (including ear wax removal) whilst also fostering a caring and compassionate approach. 

Harriet has since had a small brood of 3 children which saw her want to change her work and life balance to set up Open Ears in September 2021. Harriet attended further training at Rotherham Ear Care Centre in both manual ear wax removal as well as irrigation and microsuction techniques.

Oddly Harriet loves seeing all the wax coming out of customers’ ears and knowing that she has an impact on their improved hearing.

Trust the professionals

Our team of professionals will answer any questions you have and you’ll never feel rushed. Our staff know that buying glasses can be a big decision, so we want to help you get it right. Our team are experts in finding the perfect pair of glasses or hearing aids to suit you and we offer a wide range of styles from the contemporary to the more traditional. All at prices that will suit all pockets.

It’s what we do

It’s our job to care for you by making sure that you are completely happy with every aspect of your visit. From booking your appointment, throughout your eye test, when choosing and collecting your new glasses and on any return visit we want you to be completely happy.

We believe that our service shouldn’t end when you collect your new spectacles. We are always around to offer exceptional care and advice as and when you need us.

For more information or to book your next test, simply call our friendly team of experts at Allegro Optical on 01484 90 70 90

Allegro Optical, 1-3 Station Street, Meltham, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 5NX

Our team at Allegro Optical also provide on-site eye care for corporations, businesses, orchestras and all musical institutions.

We are available for appointments throughout the week.