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Linklater & Gothelf, Independent Local Eyecare Specialists in Welling.

As of the 1st May 2022, we will be changing our name to reflect the amalgamation with Stuart Gothelf Opticians, our sister opticians in Blackfen, to

Linklater Gothelf Opticians.

Message from Kim White FBDO, Branch Manager/Dispensing Optician

R F Linklater has been looking after the eye care needs of the people of Welling and the surrounding areas for several decades. We pride ourselves on excellent and professional care, and giving great customer service. Our receptionists have over 25 years service between them, and know most of our patients by name! As well as eye examinations for glasses and contact lenses, we offer enhanced eye examinations, using OCT scanning, and are part of the local Minor Eye Condition Service scheme.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5:30pm

Saturday 9am – 2pm.

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  • Kim White Manager/Dispensing optician
  • Amandeep Tatra Optometrist
  • Rishi Koria Optometrist
  • Louise Scoates Dispensing Optician
  • Linda Denny Receptionist
  • Sharon Laurence Receptionist
  • Kay Westpfel Receptionist

We offer a range of services – some of them quite unique specialist. Click on the links to find out more about each of them.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Very helpful

“Been with Linklater for decades. Always a good service, very helpful reception staff and knowledgeable clinical staff.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent service.

Excellent service, staff are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Very high standard of optometrists. Very thorough. Would never go anywhere else.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ First visit to Linklater & Gothelf

Kim was very professional & helped with the fitting of my new varifocal glasses.

All the staff were friendly, I was very impressed with the service I received & will definitely recommend & use this opticians again, thank you.”


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