A brief history


Formed in 1979 by Peter Noakes and later joined by Nick Habermehl and Andrew Kerr in 1986. In1987 we built our unique and iconic stand alone practice at Crownhill which also serves as head office. All three directors still work in practice along with a team of over 40 dedicated and experienced staff. 
From small beginnings in a 1st floor practice at Crownhill, we now have seven well established practices based in and around the  Plymouth area and South West Cornwall along with our state-of-the-art optical lab at Ivybridge.

about us

one of the largest independent optical groups in the South West

Business Details


Noakes Habermehl & Kerr Limited
Registered Office:

2 Meavy Way, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon PL5 3BW


Registered in England and Wales No: 08983176


VAT Number: 189 6722 50


Telephone: 01752 772116

Members of:
General Opticial Council
Association of Optometrists
Association for Independent Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians
British Contact Lens Association
Association of British Dispensing Opticians
International Institute of Colorimetry
Cornwall Dyslexia Association
Myopia Care
Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
Saltash Chamber of Commerce
Callington Traders Association
Ivybridge ​Chamber of Commerce