Evans and Jones Opticians

About Us

The Llandrindod Wells practice was established in 1928.  Kelvin Evans took over the practice in 1977 and acquired the Knighton practice in 1978. Lloyd Jones joined in 1981 and became a partner in 1985. The Newtown practice became part of the group in 1990 and Meinir Ward joined as a partner in 1995. Kelvin retired from the partnership in 2010.  Elena Jones started as an optometrist in January, 2015.

With nearly 40 years' experience our aim is to provide a top quality professional service, utilising state of the art equipment, to ensure our patients receive the best possible eye care.

Meet the team

Lloyd Jones BSc (Hons), MCOptom


Meinir Ward BSc (Hons), MCOptom


Elena Jones BSc (Hons), MCOptom


Additional team members

  • Practice Manager - Frances Leach
  • Dispensing Assistants - Bridget Forbes, Karen Jones and Sarah Yorston
  • Laboratory Technician - Richard Barnfield
  • Secretarial and Administration - Carolyn Chillery, Anne Green, Helen Lewis, Paula Morgan and Merle Powell

Latest News

Our practices are open and In addition to urgent and essential eyecare, we are now able to offer routine appointments to patients who feel their eyesight has altered or require an updated prescription/new spectacles.

To book an appointment please phone -

  • Llandrindod Wells – 01597 822143
  • Knighton –...
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14 Broad Street
Knighton LD7 1BL
01547 528 656
Middleton Street
Llandrindod Wells LD1 5ET
01597 822 143
34 Broad Street
Newtown SY16 2BQ
01686 626 427