Company Director / Salon Manager

Chloe has over 9 years experience in the industry, last year 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! She is back on a part-time basis but not yet offering treatments as she is concentrating on management and the business.

Chloe 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 is very much looking forward to developing the business more, lots of exciting things will be happening in the near future, watch this space!

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


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


Salon Manager / Senior Hair Stylist

Amie has over 13 years experience in the hair industry and during that time has built up a loyal clientele due to her genuine passion for colour and delivering styles that suit her clients, leaving them delighted with the results.

Having previously worked self-employed, Amie is fully aware of the need to be honest and approachable in order to build trusting relationships with clients - something which she achieves time and again.

Amie joined our team in February 2014 and has gone from strength to strength now managing the salon alongside Chloe & Jodie, she is NVQ Level 2 & 3 qualified and attended courses at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Clynol Academy. Amie works closely with Loreal to ensure the salon is up to date with all the latest colours and trends and is currently studying for the assessors award which will be a fantastic asset for The Grapevine.



Beauty Supervisor / Senior Beauty Therapist

Kate has been in the beauty industry for 5 years 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 has over 10 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 recently 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. 



Beauty & Holistic Therapist

Coming soon...



Advanced Hair Stylist

Verity started her hairdressing career with over 8 years ago. Verity is fully qualified NVQ Level 2 & 3 in hairdressing and barbering. She has also completed courses at The Clynol Academy and Vidal Sassoon. Verity specialises in colouring and gents cutting, she is extremely dedicated to meeting her clients needs and feels communication with her clients is the reason she has built a loyal clientele.



Advanced Hair Stylist

Rachael joined The Grapevine team in 2010 as a hair apprentice she has been a fully qualified hair stylist with us since 2012 going from strength to strength. Rachael qualified NVQ Level 2 and also completed advanced courses at The Clynol Academy, GHD and more recently courses at Loreal.

Rachael works closely with Chloe to control the stock for the business. She is very passionate about all aspects of hairdressing and specialises in Ombré techniques.



Advanced Hair Stylist

Abi joined The Grapevine in 2011 as a hair apprentice instantly knowing that hair, and being able to transform how people look and feel about themselves was her passion. She has been a fully qualified NVQ level 2 hair stylist since 2013.

She has completed courses at The Clynol Academy, GHD and more recently Loreal courses in London.

Abigail specialises in special occasion and bridal hair and cutting, she loves working with the girls at The Grapevine as they are her extended family, and has built great relationships with both them and her clients.



Hairdressing Apprentice

Jade joined The Grapevine as an apprentice in September 2015 and is currently working towards her Level 2 in hairdressing as well as receiving in-salon training.

Jade always wanted to be a hairdresser and loves working at The Grapevine because of the fantastic atmosphere, great team and friendly clients. She has such a passion for the industry and is already carrying out cuts and colours for clients under full supervision of a senior stylist. 



Saturday Girl

Cloe joined our team in April 2016 as our Saturday girl, following in her sister Amie’s footsteps! She already has an interest in beauty and hair. Cloe has a fantastic attention to detail and we all look forward to seeing her on Saturdays!

Cloe Bache