From the warm welcome to the top-quality service and the relaxing massage chair, we always strive to deliver the ultimate hairdressing experience when you visit our Durham hair and beauty salon.

From cutting, colouring and styling services to nails, facials and the to-die-for massages, our Gilesgate salon is your go-to destination for a little break from the stresses and strains of everyday life.

Where to find us

29 – 30 Marshall Terrace Gilesgate Durham DH1 2HX
T: 0191 38 66 379
E: (for info and advice only. We DO NOT take bookings at this address).

There is free parking on the street outside.

Opening Hours

Monday: 9am - 8pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 9pm
Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 8.30am - 6pm
Sunday: 9.30am - 5pm


Sandra Snowdon

Sandra is pivotal to the success of our salons and is the head of education for all of our staff. Her caring nature ensures staff love her training and expertise in all things hairdressing. 

She is also a brilliant hairdresser who is trained in hairdressing and customer service and is also a qualified lecturer, assessor and internal verifier.

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Donna McKay
Assistant Manager

Donna has more than 15 years' experience in hairdressing. She is really into her music and fashion and recently worked behind the scenes at London Fashion Week. A really cool character with a great knowledge of what’s going on at street level both in fashion and the coolest tracks, she looks after the salon playlist so we’re always on trend.

Julie Heslop
Senior Stylist

Senior stylist Julie Heslop is also something of a brain box with a First Class Honours degree! Hairdressing is her passion though. She is a very busy stylist who is great at precision cutting and is a popular addition to the Janet Maitland team. She's also a qualified hairdressing lecturer and assessor. 

Simona BW

Simona, from Bucharest, has been hairdressing for 10 years and loves the way hairdressing can transform clients in both image and how they feel about themselves. Her passion is making clients feel and look good and she loves avant-garde hairdressing.

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Caitlin P

Caitlin decided she wanted to be a hairdressing star after she’d finished her A-Levels, so where else would she go to to help her fulfil her ambitions? Already a very popular member of the team, Caitlin was a finalist in the BL Photographic competition and is currently completing her NVQ Level 3. She's got a fantastic future ahead of her. 

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Nicholas Greeves

Nick is a very popular junior stylist. Winner of the BL Photographic competition and Junior of the Month in a national magazine, he was recently finalist in the British Hairdressing Business Awards Junior of the Year. We predict a bright future for Nick. 

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Abigail Overend

Abigail has set her sights on being a great hairdresser and she is a really keen learner. She’s a bit of a fashionista too and loves staying up to date with the latest trends. Aside from hair, Abigail is passionate about shopping and make-up!

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Finance Manager

Nadina is a highly qualified accountant who keeps a close eye on all financial aspects of the group. She's very attached to all aspects of hairdressing and is a great addition to the team. 

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Sian McGonagle
Beauty Therapist

Mum of two Sian, has a foundation degree in salon and spa management, so expect the very best in skincare and techniques  – which is her beauty passion. When not looking after her lovely children, she enjoys walking her dog Honey.