Branch News

We are excited to announce that we are installing a new computer system in our Rufford Avenue, Warsop and Ollerton branches. They will be closed on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th of September for us to be able to do this. Our Queen Street and Southwell branches will be open as normal. If you require […]

New Computer System

We are excited to announce that we are installing a new computer system that will help us to help you! Our Queen Street and Southwell branches will have the system installed on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th of July and will be closed whilst this takes place. If you require help on either of these […]

£1584.50 Raised for APTCOO!

Our staff have been very busy over the last 2 weeks with fundraising events to support this year’s charity APTCOO. They have raised a whopping £1584.50 thanks to the support of our customers, families, friends and the local community. Our first event was a 5k inflatable obstacle run on the 24th of June. The girls […]

Cheque presentation to Fight For Sight our charity for 2016

  During our 70th anniversary year at Pinders we raised money for the charity Fight For Sight. The cheque for £2190 was accepted on behalf of the charity by Professor Paul McGraw of Nottingham University. The money will go towards vital research into eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. Here’s how we […]

Our Charity of the Year: APTCOO

Pinders’ chosen charity for this year is “A Place To Call Our Own” or APTCOO! They are a charity based right in Mansfield to help and provide specialized support for disabled children and their families. They offer a wide range of support and information for all ages and walks of life, and we at Pinders […]

A Letter From Our Friend Andy.

A little while back, we invited our longest standing customers from the early days of Pinders to a day of celebration of our 70th anniversary and their continued support all these years. Andrew Shone, or Andy, however unfortunately was unable to attend! Instead he sent us this letter, and shared the story of his time […]

Celebrating 70 Years!

A few things have changed since we started in 1946, but at Pinders good customer care and loyalty haven’t. To thank you for your loyalty  we would like to invite you to one of our celebration events on Thursday the 1st of December! Come along to our Queen Street branch for coffee and cake between 10am […]

The Future of Custom Made Eyewear is Here.

We are excited to announce our official launch of Tom Davies custom made eyewear at our Southwell branch on the 11th and 12th November. Discover the freedom of a custom made pair of glasses where you decide the colour, finish and shape of your new glasses. Our bespoke eyewear specialist Peter Herniman shall be on […]

Step Back in Time

To celebrate our 70th birthday, our Ollerton branch are inviting you all to join us and experience the ambience of the 1940s. Photographs, memorabilia together with jam tarts, bran tub, music and bunting. Along with the chance to purchase books from Ollerton of yesteryear! All proceeds go to Pinders chosen charity of the year, Fight […]

Big week for celebrations at Pinders!

It’s been a big week for celebrations at Pinders! We are so lucky to have lots of staff who have worked for us for many years and we especially like to mark the occasion when anyone achieves 25 years service. Optical Assistant  Maree is celebrating 25 years service at our Rufford Avennue branch. She had […]

Gold Award for Customer Service!

We are very proud to announce that our Queen Street Branch has been awarded a Gold Award for customer service by Mansfield Business Improvement District. Bronze, Silver and Gold awards were presented to town centre business for striving towards providing excellence and outstanding service to the visitors of Mansfield Town Centre. For more information about […]

Congratulations Jackie!

Congratulations to Jackie on completing her TrekFest walk for charity! She managed to raise £330.50 in the name of Pinders for our charity for this year, Fight For Sight! Though not a race, Jackie was the 62nd person to complete the trek. Overall the event raised over £225,000 for various charities, a great result! We […]

Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline

The Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline is a charity founded in 1991 in order to lend aid to children affected by the radioactive fallout of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion in 1986. This radiation can cause various forms of cancer and other terrible ailments. One of the things the charity does to help the affected children is bring […]

Optical Assistant Jackie to do 25 kilometre TrekFest walk!

TrekFest is a tough charity walk, split up into various lengths and areas across the UK . Our Queen Street Optical Assistant  Jackie (pictured) has decided to take part, in order to raise money for our chosen charity for this year; Fight for Sight! She will be walking the 25 kilometer Peak District trek; a […]

Help us Support Fight for Sight at Warsop Carnival!

This Sunday we will be attending Warsop Carnival in order to raise money for our charity of the year, Fight for Sight! After the great success of our fundraising event last weekend, at Armed forces day, during which we managed to raise a grand total of £306! We hope that we can do just as […]

Join us at Mansfield’s Armed Forces Day.

Join us this Sunday on Mansfield market place to celebrate Armed Forces Day. You can take part in our Tombola where the prizes include a Nikon camera and a pair of Zeiss lenses! Or have some fun with our prop box! All money raised will go to Fight for Sight.

Pinders donate £50 to the Friends of Southwell Parks

We are proud to make a donation of £50 towards a new play park for toddlers in Southwell. The play park is close to reaching its fundraising goal in order for work to commence. We wish the fundraising team all the best for meeting their target. For more information visit

Congratulations to Our Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Shirley for winning our competition to win any pair of Pinders glasses at a 1946 price. Shirley is pictured here alongside our Dispensing Optician Peter Herniman at our Southwell branch with her lovely new glasses on. We ran this competition earlier on in the year as part of our 70th celebrations and thank […]

How would you like a complimentary pair of Nikon lenses?

To celebrate our 70th Anniversary, we are proud to offer a complimentary pair of Nikon lenses with every purchase of complete glasses glazed with Nikon reflection free lenses. Offer subject to prescription parameters and availability. Purchase a complete pair of glasses with  Nikon reflection free lenses and receive a second pair of lenses to the […]

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