St. Albans

Leightons St. Albans

Step into Leightons St. Albans and see the difference. With 85 years experience to our name, we’re leading the way with eye examinations using the latest in advanced technology.

Indie Grewal

Franchise Owner/Manager

Opening Times

Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30

Saturday 09:00 – 17:00

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Our Branch

We put our heart and soul into delivering amazing customer service. Plus, we work with the world’s most innovative sight and hearing companies to bring you the latest advances in technology that will make most difference to your life.

Whether you’re looking for spectaclescontact lensessunglasses or prescription sunglasses, we’ll help you find your perfect pair. We also offer free hearing assessments as part of our Hearing Care service. With Leightons, you’re in safe hands, for years to come.


At Leightons, we like to make sure your eyes are examined in the most thorough way technology will allow. Our St Albans store offers the very latest OCT tests, which lets us examine parts of the eye normal tests can’t reach. That way we can spot changes in your eye health up to 5 years earlier than traditional test. And the sooner you detect it, the quicker you can take steps to manage it. Optos retinal imaging also us to view up to 97% of the retina in one go, giving a much greater assessment of eye and general heath.  We also use corneal topography to give a 3D image of the front of the eye which gives valuable information in fitting contact lenses.


At Leightons, we stock all sorts of glasses. Glasses that are chic and sophisticated. Or glasses that are retro and cool. Glasses that are rimless and discreet. Or glasses that are bright and bold. The trick is, finding the right ones for you.

Luckily, our friendly Dispensing Opticians have the perfect knack of helping you find your perfect pair.


Step into Leightons St Albans and feel right at home with sumptuous browsing areas, perfectly private consultation rooms and warm and friendly staff. Our stores are kitted out in the most advanced eye testing equipment, so you get the most thorough eye test available.


Whether you want to steal the limelight in a pair of statement shades or stay chic in a pair of timeless frames, you can take your pick of our A-List labels like Ray-BanOakley, Gucci, Lindberg and Tom Ford.

Or, if you’re looking for designer sunglasses that are as individual as you, check out our carefully chosen boutique brands like Oliver Peoples, Face a Face, William Morris and Pro-Design. For more brands in store, please scroll down.