Posts in Advent Calendar
Strengthening specialist skills with the ‘WOOD Work’ scheme

The awe-inspiring clocktower exterior, stunning multi-layered historic interior, and strong social media presence would mean nothing if it weren’t for our incredible team of stylists and the diverse talents they bring to the salon floor. Over the years, Tony has developed something called the ‘WOOD Work’ scheme, which hones the specialist interests and passions of each new stylist, as well as their natural abilities.

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The EGO Years — Tony Wood before Tony Wood Hair (1988 to 2007)

The place: 88 Castle Road, Southsea. The year: 1990. Tony bought his first salon, named Nickelby’s, after working there for a couple of years as a newly-qualified stylist following his time at Hair of London in Portsmouth’s now-demolished Tricorn Centre. Nickelby’s had been founded in the early 80s by a certain Diane Palmer, in the space where David Western’s bridal couture can be found today.

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