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Hello from Collinge & Co — your hair’s best friend. Award-winning, much-loved and friendly salons. Kind and high-performing haircare products. Together, we’ll see you shine.

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Our Story

  • 1940


    The Journey Begins...

    Wilfred and Molly Collinge open Collinge’s on Muirhead Avenue, West Derby, Liverpool. Until then, Wilfred had worked away at sea as a ships barber, sailing regularly out of Liverpool.
  • 1954


    The first Peter Collinge salon opened on Church Street, Liverpool. Wilfred and Molly’s son, Peter started his career as a hairdresser in the beauty salon on the flagship Cunard liner, the Mauritania. Sailing regularly to New York, he honed his skills attending to the ladies of high society. On returning to land and after a successful spell as a competition hairdresser, he opened his first salon.
  • 1969


    In the 1960s the group expanded. Including this stunning city centre salon in the newly built St John’s Centre, Liverpool.
  • 1974


    Hazel Collinge recognised the importance of delivering exceptional hairdressing training and in this year, the Hair Study Centre was founded. Today the company trains apprentices in the North West region and is a leading Hairdressing Training Provider in the UK.
  • 1985


    Having trained with his father, Andrew then went on to work at the top London salon, MichaelJohn and later returned to the North West with his wife Liz. They opened the first Andrew Collinge salon in Heswall, Wirral, in 1985.
  • 1990s


    The profile of the Collinge name grew significantly in this decade with Andrew and Liz becoming the resident Hair and Make up team on ITV’s new show This Morning, Andrew winning British Hairdresser of the Year in 1993 and 1997, and both launching product ranges.
  • 2009


    We have pioneered the idea of a stand alone salon, where newly qualified stylists can work and develop their skills, which has proved to be a great success. The latest Graduate salon opened on Bold street in 2009.
  • 2010


    Andrew Collinge Training is awarded Beacon Status from Ofsted. Peter’s daughter Sarah Collinge was for many years responsible for the running of the Training Division of the company.
  • 2018


    Andrew Collinge Hairdressing was awarded a Princess Royal Training Award for its commitment to excellence in training and skills development.
  • 2019


    We are proud of our association with Selfridges. There has been an Andrew Collinge salon in the Selfridges, Trafford store for over 20 years. In 2019 the salon relocated to the heart of the Beauty floor.
  • 2023 & beyond

    2023 & beyond

    The next chapter...

    The company is now under the direction of Charlie Collinge. He along with all at Collinge & Co look forward to the future.

Shines & Smooths

Hair Treat product in someones hand

Hair Treat is an intense moisturising and colour-protecting mask that will leave your hair feeling healthy, manageable and silky smooth.

Luxury natural ingredients will nourish and strengthen hair and help to prevent breakage and split ends. It should be used as part of your hair-beauty regime to revitalise your hair once a week or as needed.


Latest News

  • Hello & Welcome from Collinge & Co

    Hello & Welcome from Collinge & Co – a new, but familiar name 83 years in the making.

    We are very fortunate to have a long and rich history. The strength and the family spirit of our company has been... Read More

  • Apprentice Testimonials

    Tom, Hair Professional Apprentice at Andrew Collinge Selfridges

    What made you want to be a hairdresser?
    I always knew I wanted to do a job where I could be social and creative. It just so happens that hairdressing incorporates both of... Read More

  • Stylist Favourites: Hair Moisturiser

    Collinge & Co Hair Moisturiser is one of my favourite products because of its great versatility and excellent performance.

    I use it on towel-dried hair when blow drying or I spray it onto to dry hair before straightening/curling.

    For... Read More