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Glasses UK Our Story
You have arrived at the UK's first online prescription glasses retailer. We are based in the UK and our lenses are made in the UK. We supply prescription spectacles and safety glasses to Great Britain and Europe.
We have been selling optical products online since 1999. We started with sunglasses and then contact lenses and finally we built the first UK online prescription glasses website.
Originally we were called Bargain Specs. Back in 2003 there were some sites selling glasses online in the USA but none in Britain. So we built our site and people came! And then following on from us came a lot of other web sites offering similarly low prices. The world of prescription glasses retailing had changed forever and we're proud of our part in that development.
We later changed the name to Glasses UK. Now into our 12th year selling cheap prescription eyewear online, we've also been selling discount varifocal glasses longer than any other UK online supplier - so you are in very safe hands! We are currently offering a FREE SUNGLASS STYLE TINT!
Buying prescription spectacles online is easier, cheaper, more convenient and often quicker than from the high street opticians. As well as safety glasses and rimless spectacles we also sell a fantastic range of fashionable quality designer glasses at amazingly low prices.