Sports glasses and sunglasses in Lancashire.

How’s Your Sports Performance?

From tennis to golf to cycling to football, a great performance starts with great vision

Every aspect of every sport requires good vision. Every shot, every stroke, every ride, every catch. If you want the best vision for your passion, with or without prescription, we will help you achieve it.

Smith Pivlock V2

The lightest cycling frame in the world

Lower Your Handicap

Golf is possibly the sport that has the highest demand on your vision. Every stroke you play is based on your ability to judge the distance and angle to the pin, as well as to spot hazards and know exactly how much room you have to manoeuvre your shot.

Our Nike Golf Glasses are designed to give you the best vision for golf
Here’s a comparison of your vision with and without the specialised lenses

Here are some examples of how we can help

without the specialised lenses

with the specialised lenses

Sports Glasses:

Want to improve your sports performance? Then you’ve come to the right place. At The Spectacle Factory in Preston we have the largest choice of sports eyewear at your disposal. Our advisors will guide you through the process of choosing the best pair for your sport, to help you get the right eye protection and perfect vision.

Nike Show X2:

Dobby’s opinion of the Nike Show X2 Golf Glasses

Delivering Grip, Stability and Comfort

Sports Sunglasses:

If you’re participating in outdoor sports such as golf, cycling, cricket and fishing, your eyes will be taking in a lot more UV light. UV exposure has proven damaging effects on our eyes, so it’s important that you get the best quality sports sunglasses. We stock world class brands like Maui Jim, Smith Optics and Hugo Boss so you know you’re getting the ultimate protection.

3 Key Reasons You Should Choose Our Sports Eyewear


If you’re looking for the best vision for your passion, we can help you achieve it. We use cutting-edge technology frames and lenses to give you an advantage.

Specialist Manufacturing

We’re proud to be able to produce virtually any prescription in almost any frame. If you’ve been told you can’t have the design of frame you want, the chances are we can make it happen. Our on-site facilities allow us to hand make certain pieces to your specifications.


Our sports frames are designed to meet any challenge. We know that you need your eyewear to perform as well as you do. Sportswear needs to be resistant to impacts and cover your eyes from all directions.

Did you know: 90% of sports-related eye injuries are preventable with the right eyewear