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Joanne Cooper
Salon Director


Hello! My name is Jo, welcome to my cooper & taylor empire! here's a little background knowledge about me and my hairdressing experience!

I currently hold 35 years experience within the Hairdressing industry and I am a passionate creative, who enjoys all aspects of day to day hairdressing! however, getting the opportunity to create beautiful Colours and Bridal/ Hair up really sparks my creativity. I have been very fortunate to take part in live shows, working on stage, photographic shoots and competitions.


Along with my City & Guilds qualifications and many career development courses, including Great lengths hair Extensions, Wella colour masterclass,  L'Oreal colour keys, Sassoons advanced cutting I have gained the following:

NVQ Level 3 Barbering

NVQ Assessors Award 

Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance



Level 5 DET Diploma in Education and Training.

Senior Stylist

Hi all, my name is Nicola! I have worked for Cooper & Taylor for the last 18 years with the exception of three small breaks for my growing family.

I have been hairdressing for 20 years, 2 of which i completed my City and Guilds qualifications to a level 3 standard. Since becoming a stylist, I have built a full and successful column which i have run alongside completing further developmental courses, these include;Great Lengths Hair Extensions, Afro Caribbean hair styling, barbering and many more.

My main passions in hairdressing are making my clients look and feel fabulous with Great Lengths hair extensions and using a wide variation of colouring techniques to achieve their desired looks!


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James Bodkin
Senior Creative Stylist

Hi, I have 22 years experience within the Hairdressing industry, I am extremely passionate about my career. I enjoy meeting and working with amazing people and having the privilege of making them feel better by creating their desired look.  I specialise in Short Cuts, Hair Extensions and Creative Colouring. I have also been fortunate enough to have worked on stage and taken part on photo shoots, along side teaching and assessing students both privately and in college.


Along with my City and Guilds qualifications, I have also completed many additional courses including, Great Lengths Extensions, L'Oreal Colour Keys,

NVQ Level 3 Barbering, NVQ Assessors Award and PTTLS. I also specialise in Afro Caribbean Hair.

Paige Brierley
Salon Supervisor & Senior Stylist

Hello! My name is paige and I have worked for Cooper and Taylor for 8 years, where i began my career as an apprentice. Since then i have worked hard and progressed to the salon supervisor role. My duties within this role include overseeing the running operations of the salon. 
Alongside this i have built a very busy and regular column. I am passionate about all aspects of hairdressing however my main strengths are colouring hair using a variety of foiling techniques and creating the perfect bouncy blow dry!

My qualifications include city and guilds NVQ level 3, Paul Mitchell colouring and after care, fudge colouring and professional product knowledge such as sexy hair, amika and fudge.


Jenni Harrad 
Beauty Therapist 


Hi my name is Jenni! I have worked within the beauty industry for 14 years where i have experienced working in a variety of beauty environments.

the biggest adventure of my career was working aboard the carnival cruise liners for 18 months where i gained a variety of skills and knowledge. upon my return this enabled me to gain employment within a luxury day spa where i completed many developmental courses. Through this experience i decided to become self employed and run my own small business 9 years ago. 

i thoroughly enjoy all aspects of beauty therapy however, i do have a clear passion for lash treatments (LVL Lashes) alongside nail treatments and enhancements. 



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