01284 753821
Contact Us: 01284 753821

Who are Wigram and Ware?

Wigram and Ware is owned by Jennifer Morigi and Stuart Andrews and was founded in 1959. Jennifer originally qualified as a Dispensing Optician and has been a partner in the business since 1983. Stuart qualified as a Optometrist in 1999 and has been a partner in the business since 2002. The practice has operated in Bury St. Edmunds since 1959 and from the Central Walk premises since 1974.

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We are one of the opticians in town to have an Optopol OCT scanner. This instrument allow us to monitor your eye health in a much more comprehensive manor. It allows us to diagnose and deal with changes in the eye much earlier before they become a problem. More information on these instruments can be found here.

Our Humphrey Field Analyser is recognised as the industry gold standard tool for detecting and monitoring visual field defects.

Our large, welcoming dispensing area shows off our great range of spectacle frames. Under the watchful eye of Jennifer, we carefully select interesting frames from around the world. We offer a genuine bespoke service to ensure a perfect frame design and fit and all dispensing is undertaken by fully qualified staff. For further information about our range of frames click here.

We want to supply you with the best spectacle lenses for your needs. We supply all types of spectacle lenses from simple single vision to the most technologically advanced varifocals. We can tailor your varifocal lenses to provide the perfect ratio of distance and close vision capability to suit your specific requirements using the Hoya ID Mystyle lens. More information on our spectacle lenses can be found here.

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Eye examinations and contact lenses

We have two consulting rooms, one of which is on the ground floor. Each consulting room in the practice has a full compliment of equipment for eye examinations and the fitting of contact lenses. Please click here for further information on our eye examinations.

We offer many supplementary tests on top of our standard eye examination which can be adapted to your specific needs. All our Opticians are qualified professionals and registered with the General Optical Council. We regularly undertake continued education in all fields of Optics. We attend seminars all over the country and receive updates on the latest products and research every week.

Our opticians are members of the British Contact Lens Association. Wigram and Ware is an Acuvue Centre of Excellence and we attend conferences and training days to learn about the latest contact lens products and research. We are proud that our independence and skill in fitting contact lenses allow us to provide a fully comprehensive range of contact lenses from all manufacturers. More information on contact lenses can be found by clicking here.


We pride ourselves in our total independence as an optical practice, as this gives us complete freedom to adopt whatever technological advances will be of benefit to our patients. This professional freedom allows us to choose the very best optical suppliers, products and equipment.

Wigram and Ware will continue to invest in new technology and science to bring our customers a highly professional approach to eye care.

Being able to give our patients the best advice and the best product that is available in the world today, is a crucial and exciting aspect of our work.

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Visit us, we’d love to see you: 4 Central Walk, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1BS
Telephone: 01284 753821

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