Templeman Opticians

Your eye health is our priority.

Home Visit Opticians 5 Star Rating Service

A family run independent Mobile Visit Opticians that service across Essex to Rayleigh, Southend, Basildon, Chelmsford, Canvey Island, Colchester, Harlow & Brentwood. 

Appointments & Exams

Book your eye test In-person or online or you can contact us by phone on 01268 777729 to find out more information on our services.

Our mobile Optometrists

Fully Qualified and registered with the general optical council, college of optometrists, all relevant NHS primary care trusts (PCT’s) and our opticians are CRB checked and cleared.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes of course we are able to accommodate the public with a complete eye test as if in your normal high street opticians. 

We stock over 1000 pairs of glasses, frames & sunglasses on our vision centre at all times. ranging from Prada to Oakley we have all types of fashions, styles and all top brands.

Yes Templeman Opticians cover every aspect of eye health care & Home Eye Care Services for the NHS – Naional Health Service. 

get in touch with us today to book yourself a dyslexia eye colour test, you can either call us on 01268 777729 or contact us on our website for bookings or any questions. we can provide a dyslexia eye test on our vision centre, or from the comfort of your own home.

Yes Templeman Opticians have a full on site glazing laboratory and we are able to replace lenses and re glaze any pair of your glasses which often will have an average saving of £150! 

Why choose templeman opticians?

The latest technology & equipment

over 50 years experience

" Unlike any other opticians amazing"

Mobile Eye Care Experts

Care home & Dementia specialists

Our Three Main Mobile Eye Care Services




Your eyes will be taken care of the best possible way

Your Home Visit Optician will ensure that you receive the best possible mobile eye care.

NHS glasses & Lenses support & NHS Optical Vouchers Accepted

you will receive a complete home visit eye examination and health check, usually taking between 30 to 50 mins.

After your eye test in home our optician will discuss the results and also give you a copy of your prescription.

With over 1000 different glasses frame styles, brands, variations, sizes and colours. A year’s FREE patient eye care aftercare for all customers!

  • Unable to leave home unaccompanied or
  • Require a home visit on account of a physical or mental disability

and you fall into one of the categories for a free NHS sight test listed below:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Under 16, or under 19 and in full-time education
  • Registered blind or partially sighted
  • Diagnosed as having diabetes or glaucoma
  • 40 or over with a direct relative with glaucoma, or you have been advised by an ophthalmologist that you are at risk of glaucoma
  • Prescribed a complex lens

or you (or your partner) are receiving the following benefits or credits:

  • Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance (not contribution based)
  • Working Tax Credit and are named on a Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate
  • Child Tax Credit and are named on a Tax Credit NHS Exemption Certificate
  • You are named on a NHS certificate for full or partial help with health costs (HC2/3)
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

Templeman Opticians is based in rayleigh, in the heart of Essex of England. your telephone call will be answered by either Wendy or Fred Templeman both partners of an independent family run business. They will be more than happy to answer all your questions and to book an appointment.

we carry out the exact same eye health services as specsavers home visits & visioncall  but with more care attention and passion

we are extensively trained in dealing with the elderly and members of the public who a dealing with dementia. 

we understand the needs of the elderly & housebound and we stop at nothing to make sure their eye health is taken care of and given the full attention required. 

Templemans hold the same  certificates & licenses. We are authorised & registered with the National Health Service complete home visit eye care and health check within Essex, UK.

Our visiting opticians are fully qualified and experienced in conducting eye care & eye tests at home.

  • None of our opticians or assistants work on commission base. 
  • We believe you deserve expert eye care without a hurried service or pressure to deal with sales staff. 
  • Our Friendly fully qualified optometrists bring a smile

No, for an free home eye test with Templeman Opticians you only simply need to call our number on 01268 777729. there is no paperwork to fill in and you will not be charged for your home eye test as its funded and supported by the NHS.

When your new glasses are ready you will receive a call from wendy arranging a date and time thats convenient with you to deliver your new glasses.

Then you will receive another home visit to deliver them and ensure they fit comfortably from our dispensing optician.

Not everyone who has an eye tests needs a new pair of glasses.

However, if your prescription has changed or you’d like to update your glasses, you cxan choose from a wide range of frames and lenses in the comfort of your own home.

Your mobile optician will not rush you and will always make sure that they help you find the right pair of glasses that suits you best.

After this you will discuss your opticians your different lens options and tell you the total price with no hidden extras. Using your NHS Optical Voucher could not be easier. 

How home eye tests work in 4 simple steps.

1 - Request a home visit

You can request a Home visit by calling freephone on 01268 777729 and we will take your details, confirm eligibility for an examination on the NHS, or arrange a private examination, at a time convenient for you.

2 - Optician provides eye test at home

We will visit at the pre-arranged time after phoning an hour before your appointment to confirm that we are on our way. A fully comprehensive eye examination will be conducted using the most up to date portable equipment.

3 - Choose your NHS spectacles

If you require spectacles our Dispensing Optician will help you choose from an extensive wide range of frames and lenses. We have a “price promise” that you can’t buy the same spectacles more cheaply from your local high street.. like <b>specsavers home visits</b>…..

4 - Glasses will be delivered to your home

We’ll deliver and fit your new spectacles prompt, normally within two weeks … a quicker direct delivery can be arranged for urgent broken spectacle replacements.

Employee Eye Tests only £25 - Safety Prescription Glasses From £40

dyslexia Tests only £75 - Dyslexia Glasses from £200

All types of eye care & glasses repairs Covered contact us today 01268 777729


Get in touch with us today, we are able to provide you with expert eye care

See how templemans can help with your eye health or designer glasses today.

eye tests carried out in 2019 with 100% customers satisfaction feedback
Expert Mobile Eye Care

Family run In dependant Mobile Opticians Est. since 1970

Areas we service NHS Optical Vouchers i.e like specsavers home visits &amp; vision call Essex, &nbsp;Saffron Walden, Braintree, colchester, Harwich, clacton on Sea, Walton-on-naze, Harlow, Witham, Chelmsford, Billericay, Brentwood, Basildon, Grays, Southend-on-sea &amp; Stansted.