Ken Picton Celebrates 25 Years

Multi-award winner Ken Picton celebrated 25 years of his Cardiff salon this week with a lavish champagne soiree and award event at the 5* St David’s Hotel & Spa in Mermaid Quay.


Ken paid tribute to his team
Ken paid tribute to his team

The salon team was joined by VIP guests from the likes of L’Oreal Professionnel, ghd and Kerastase, as well as press, friends and family. Following champagne, Pimms and canapés, Ken hosted a retrospective of his journey from start up salon The Zoo in Cardiff city centre to the 6,500 ft eponymous luxury salon now based in Mermaid Quay, where Ken was the first business to open (the builders put paving slabs down so clients could get across the mud…) The brand’s history includes 5 shop refits, 27 major British industry awards, 40 staff, 500 clients per week, 26,000 client visits a year.


The awards section of the evening saw accolades go to:

teamSpecial achievement award: Natalie Hinton

Employee of the Year: resident make-up artist Lara Champion

Customer Care award: Rachelle Gronow

Award for over 20 years service: Natalie Hinton & Sally Edwards

Assistant of the Year: Chloe Maddox


Ken paid tribute to his team for their help and support in building the business and maintaining their reputation as Wales’ leading destination salon.

Ken Picton is at 8 Mermaid Quay, Cardiff, CF10 5BZ

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