Vicky named as finalist at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018!

We are very proud to announce that our very own Queen of Curls, Vicky Bridge-Tonner has been chosen as a finalist at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018 in the category of Salon Stylist of the Year! The full press release can be read below:

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018 – Press Release

Vicky Bridge-Tonner from McCrory Hair Manchester located on Oxford Road, Manchester has been named as one of the country’s leading hairdressers after being announced as a finalist at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018.

Vicky who has been in hairdressing for over 15 years and works at McCrory Hair Manchester was shortlisted in the Salon Stylist of the Year category. She will now be required to attend an interview in July before the winners are announced in September.

This category is for the best stylist in the business, entrants must be fully qualified and work full-time in the UK. Vicky impressed the first-round judges thanks to her customer care, and commitment to training and development, and how the she contributes to the overall success of the salon.

Commenting on the announcement, Jayne Lewis-Orr, executive director of the British Hairdressing Business Awards said; “To be named as a finalist in the Stylist of the Year category highlights just how exceptional Vicky is. Already she is a name within the industry, thanks to her styling skills, that is rivalled by only a handful of others. We wish her the best of luck at the interview stage and look forward to seeing her at the awards ceremony in September.”

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards promote professionalism, innovation and excellence, while recognising those individuals and teams who work tirelessly to raise the profile of the hairdressing industry. Currently over 287,000 people work within the hairdressing, barbering and beauty industries**; contributing over £7bn to the UK economy each year.

Commenting on the announcement, Vicky Bridge-Tonner, said, “I’m absolutely thrilled to have been named as a finalist for Salon Stylist of the Year at the British Hairdressing Business Awards. I have been passionate about hairdressing since I can remember and winning this title would mean everything to me. I’m excited for the interview round and cannot wait to bring to life my submission; however, just to have made it this far is a fantastic feeling!”

McCrory Hair have two salons across Manchester’s Oxford Road and Wilbraham Road in Chorlton, with award-winning stylist s specialising in master colour and curls. The team has gone from strength to strength since the opening of it’s Chorlton site in 2004, with an ever-growing client list of celebrities and fashion models.

The British Hairdressing Business Awards will take place on 17th September 2018 at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster Bridge, London. For further details please visit