General Eyewear

 
 
ADDRESS
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Camden Town, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AH 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
10am-6pm daily
 

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Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands like Persol, Ray Ban, Cazal, Carrera, Porsche Design, the Boeing Carrera de-luxe range and a comprehensive selection of Christian Dior sunglasses and frames. Arckiv creative director Fraser Laing used to run the Zechstein London Eyewear Design at the same location in Camden Market (which this shop replaces) and brings his expertise in eyewear to this achingly hip little store which, as a result, feels more like a shrine to the history of spectacles.

 

Opening and closing times for General Eyewear

Today (Wednesday) General Eyewear closes at 18.00

Monday:

Closed
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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18.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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18.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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18.00
 
 

Friday:

Closed
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
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18.00
 
 

Sunday:

10.00
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18.00
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
22 minutes walk
 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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