• York — 01904 784 040
  • Castleford — 01977 282 100

About Us

Our Team

“Ruth Perrott Community Optometrist” as we were originally know, first opened in Castleford in 1992, when Ruth purchased the business from Malcolm Ellis. In 2004, a second business was acquired and our Acomb Practice, just outside of York was born. 

We provide a wide range of examinations which are supplemented with the latest technologies to ensure we can offer a first class service to you on every visit. Whether you have woken with a bloodshot eye, are attending a routine eye examination or need some advice to help you manage a sight limiting condition, our experienced team are here to help.

Our Castleford Practice

The Practice can be found half way down Sagar Street, on the right hand side if you are heading down from Savers on the corner of Carlton Street.

Our team is comprised of two Optometrists Lizzy and Sarah, our Dispensing Optician Paula and Optical Assistant Loraine, along with the wonderful Sharon and Julie on Reception.  Combined the team have worked for VisionCare Optometry for over 50 years bringing a wealth of experience to care for your optical needs.

Well equipped in the latest low vision aids and all of our team have completed a training day on sight limiting conditions and the impact they can have on day to day living.

Our Professional Team are runners and keen wannabee triathletes who can tailor your eye examination to your sporting needs. We stock the adidas sports eyewear range and can cater for anyone from runners to rowers and skiers to swimmers.

Our Acomb Practice

Housed on York Road in the building that was formally Lloyds Chemist. A free lay-by opposite the Practice and on street parking is available. The number 1 bus stops across the road from the Practice, should you be travelling to us from York Train Station.

Our York team is comprised of our Optometrists Amanda and Michelle, our Dispensing Optician Mark, along with our lovely Reception team of Jackie, Wendy, Mariola and Megan. This team have been providing first class service to our Acomb patients in excess of 45 combined years and are always on hand to assist with your optical queries.

It is within our Acomb Practice that you will also find the home of our sister company VisionCare Development.

Further information regarding our contact details, map locations and opening hours can be found here.