That makes us experts at looking after your eye health. We are committed to providing the best clinical care, premium eyewear collections and a personal service so we know you as well as you know us. Our focus is on the Ayrshire community and we now have practices in Kilmarnock, Ayr, Troon, Prestwick and Kilwinning. We’ve come a long way from where we started...
Urquharts was founded by Robert Urquhart with the first practice in Dreghorn.
Moved to Portland Street Kilmarnock.
Then moved to St. Marnock Street.
Robert Urquhart retired and moved to London. James Weir took over the practice, an optometrist in the Navy during WW2.
Iain Montgomery joined as partner with Mr Weir.
Mr Weir retired, and Alasdair Reid having completed his Pre Registration Year with Iain Montgomery came on as partner. Practice Moved to Portland Road.
The Troon practice was then added. Mr Montgomery sadly passed away suddenly, leaving Alasdair as sole owner for 7 years.
Ronnie Stevenson had been working with Urquharts on a Saturday and decided to come on as partner with Alasdair Reid.
Added practices in Partick and East Kilbride.
Alasdair Reid and Ronnie Stevenson retired. Alistair Duff, having known Alasdair and Ronnie through scuba diving, takes over with long time friend Peter Telfer
Kilmarnock & Prestwick practices have a full refit
Troon moved practice to a larger premises
Alistair and Peter, focusing on Ayrshire sold the Glasgow practice.
Urquharts added the Ayr practice