As a local and Independent opticians, we have been looking after the needs of the people in Ely and surrounding area since 1928.


We are a team of highly experienced Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians with a member of staff always available in practice to answer any questions about your eye wear and eye care.

Individual Care

We know how important you and your family’s eye health is so here at Wade's you can trust us to give you the best individual care.

Private & NHS patients

We would love you to join our practice so feel free to come in to discuss your eye care needs. Call us on 01353 662674 or email us now to make an appointment.

Our Team


Linda Barker

Linda has worked at Wades for over 25 years and during this time has got to know her patients well. She has a wide range of knowledge and experience so her patients can be assured they will get the best eye care and advice.

Away from Wades she loves spending time with her family either walking the dog or gardening. Occasionally she even has time to improve her music skills and play the piano!


Kim Pallatt
Dispensing & Contact Lens Optician 

Kim has a wealth of experience in both advising you on choice of frame styles and the latest lens design. Kim is also responsible together with Lucy in selecting the latest styles in frames and lens from our companies. If you are thinking of trying contact lenses then why not talk to Kim as she is an expert in their fitting and after care.

Outside of work Kim enjoys creating soft furnishings for her home and friends.


Gemma Houghton
Dispensing Assistant & Receptionist

Gemma has been with Wades since 1997. Together with helping you choose your perfect frame she is an expert on remembering people’s faces and names making her an invaluable part of our team

When not working Gemma loves to spend time with her young family.


Emma Branch

Emma has been at Wades since 2010 and deals with the everyday running of the practice. She has great organisational skills and keeps everything running smoothly.

Away from Wades Emma loves walking her dog.

Book an eye examination

We welcome both private and NHS patients to our practice, feel free to give us a call on 01353 662674 or pop in to discuss your eye care needs.

About Wade's of Ely

As a local and Independent Opticians, we have been looking after the needs of the people in Ely and surrounding area since 1928.


Company Number 09892915 (Registered in England and Wales). VAT GB 268 0261 05.

Contact us

Phone: 01353 662674
Fax: 01353 665006

2 High Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4JU

Opening times

Monday 9am - 5.15pm
Tuesday 9am - 5.15pm
Wednesday 9am - 5.15pm
Thursday 9am - 5.15pm
Friday 9am - 5.15pm
Saturday 9am - 4.00pm

Closed - Sundays and Bank holidays

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