Company Director / Salon Manager

Chloe has over 10 years experience in the industry, up until 2015 she worked as a senior beauty therapist specialising in Sports & Remedial Massage & Elemis treatments before going on maternity leave. However Chloe struggled to stay away until she went on to have her second baby.

Chloe is now back on a part-time basis and is involved in all aspects of the business and has enjoyed seeing it grow over the years, she is extremely proud of The Grapevine team and looking forward to developing the business more. Chloe is committed to ensuring the team have on-going training and keeping the salon up-to-date with the latest treatments to ensure we can offer our clients the very best service at all times.

Chloe Smith


Company Director / Director Stylist 

Karen is the founder of The Grapevine, starting with just one room hairdressing, the salon has changed a little since! Karen has over 25 years experience in the hair industry which has been invaluable for bringing the business forward, she is now working part time in hairdressing. 

Karen has always believed training is a crucial part of the industry and regularly goes to London or Leeds for courses. Previously she has attended Clynol & Hobbs courses and more recently Loreal as this is our new hair colour brand.

Karen Stott


Advanced Senior Hair Stylist

Vicki has over 17 years experience in the hair industry, Vicki re-joined our team in May 2018 she left due to re-locating a few years previously so we are over the moon she is back!

Vicki has previously worked in salons and been self-employed she prides herself on a very detailed consultation and listening to build trusting relationships with her clients.  She specialises in all colour techniques and also in special occasion hair always keeping up-to-date with the latest styles and trends. Vicki is fully qualified NVQ Level 2& 3 in hairdressing and barbering regularly attend training courses all over the UK.



Hair Stylist

Jade joined The Grapevine as an apprentice in September 2015 she has gone to strength to strength. Jade is NVQ Level 2 qualified and also has the prestigious Vidal Sassoon cutting qualification. 

Jade always wanted to be a hairdresser and enjoys all aspects of it, she loves being part of The Grapevine team because of the friendly clients, training and great atmosphere. She is building a loyal clientele and looks forward to meeting new clients.



Hairdressing Apprentice

Freya is the newest hair apprentice having started in the summer of 2017.  Freya is working hard at college and continues her hard work into everyday running of the salon and is a crucial member of our team - we would all be lost without her!

Freya is learning new skills such as cutting and colouring. Once Freya has learned these new skills she will be offering services under the supervision of a senior stylist as part of a training session.

Freya Hotchin


Beauty Supervisor / Senior Beauty Therapist

Kate has been in the beauty industry since 2011 and joined the Grapevine team in February 2014, previously working at Ragdale Hall Spa.

With so much knowledge and experience Kate works closely alongside Chloe developing new systems and treatments for the salon to ensure we are offering the best possible service to our clients at all times.

Kate specialises in massage including Lava Shell, Elemis facial treatments and HD Brows. She is NVQ Levels 2 & 3 qualified in beauty therapy. Kate is fully trained in Elemis, Bio-Sculpture, GELeration, Jessica, Mii, HD Brows, LVL lashes, St-Tropez, Nouveau Lashes, Lava Shell Massage and Lycon Waxing and also regularly attends advanced beauty courses all over the UK.

Kate Machin


Senior Beauty Therapist

Ellie currently on maternity due to return March 2019. Ellie has over 12 years experience in the industry working in spa's and salons. Ellie has worked with the majority of the products / brands we offer including Elemis, Mii Make-Up, Jessica & GELeration, Lycon Waxing, St Tropez Spray tanning, LVL lashes, Bio-Sculpture. She joined our team in July 2016.

Specialising in bridal and special occasion makeup, Jessica Manicures and Pedicures, GELeration, Elemis deep tissue massage and all Lycon waxing.

Ellie is extremely dedicated and passionate about beauty therapy and prides herself on attention to detail creating a comfortable relaxing environment for clients. 



Senior Beauty & Holistic Therapist

Emma has been working in the beauty industry for 5 years and has experience in both salon and spa, previously working at Kenwick Spa, she joined our team in August 2017.

Emma specialises in Elemis massage, facials and HD Brows, but is fully trained with the other brands we offer.  Emma is NVQ Level 2 & 3 qualified in beauty and spa therapy and focuses on bringing a very holistic touch to treatments.



Graduate Beauty Therapist

Courtney joined our team in June 2018 as our graduate beauty therapist she recently achieved her NVQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy full time at college and will complete her NVQ Level 3 with us. Courtney has been travelling all over the UK to complete our brand training, she is now fully qualified in HD Brows, LVL Lashes, Mii Make-Up and will soon be completing Elemis training.

She is very passionate about all aspects of beauty therapy and has such a talent for make-up, brows and nails. She is offering majority of our treatment menu at a reduced graduate price and is very excited to meet existing and new clients.

Courtney Callaby


Saturday Girl's

Mia & Emily joined our team in August 2018. They will be working alternative Saturday's, we have chosen them as they both have such a passion for the industry already and would love to go into hairdressing and beauty therapy in the future.

Grapevine Hair & Beauty


Senior Beauty Therapist

Coming soon.

Kerri Chinchen


Senior Hair Stylist

Coming soon.

Natalie Hill


Company Director / Maintenance

Graham alongside Karen is the founder of The Grapevine and even built the premises! He is involved daily and his responsibilities can range from fixing the washing machine to paying an invoice, we are very lucky to have our very own handyman on site.

Graham Stott