Bartlett and Austin

Bartlett and Austin is a family run independent practice established over 90 years ago and has always aimed to provide a tradition of the highest professional standards of eye care for everyone.

We have two fully qualified resident optometrists:

Jayne Townsend JAYNE TOWNSEND is a member of the British College of Optometrists. She has a particular interest in contact lens fitting.

As well as fitting conventional daily and disposable lenses she also has considerable experience in fitting unusual shaped corneas such as in keratoconus, following corneal graft surgery and post laser complications.

JAN PEPLOW is a member of the British College of Optometrists. She trained at City University, London and worked for Batemans Opticians in Guildford for 20 years.

She has extensive experience in examining all age groups but has a particular interest in testing children to avoid long term amblyopia.


Kiran Sabharwal is our qualified registered dispensing optician.

Having worked in optics for a number of years she has a wide knowledge of frames and lenses, and will be happy to advise you about all aspects of spectacles so that you make the correct choice