One hundred years of history from KH Hair

“The business would not be here today without Mr Keith Hall‘s  foresight and vision.

Mr Keith Hall has remained a constant figure of inspiration and guidance throughout our careers and  those of all 300 staff we have at KH Hair”.

Darren Messias and Tim Fee
Joint Managing Directors

  • 1920


    In the beginning

    Mr Arthur Hall opens his first salon in Long Eaton

  • 1939

    Chair #6

    Mr Keith Hall joins the family business in charge of Chair No.6



  • 1941/2/3


    Call Up & Recognition

    Mr Keith Hall leaves the salon to join the Royal Air Force and in 1942 qualifies as a flying instructor.

    In 1943 Mr Keith Hall is awarded an MBE for ‘gallantry not in the face of the enemy

  • 1946

    Back to Business

    Mr Keith Hall returns to the family hairdressing business.



  • 1948


    To the Smoke

    Mr Keith Hall ventures to London for one year to train with Charles Pluckrose of Wigmore Street.

  • 1968

    20 Years On...

    Stephen Messias is headhunted from Vidal Sassoon.



  • 1976


    Welcome Tim

    Tim Fee joins the business as a young apprentice.

  • circa 1980


    Mr Keith Hall is appointed President of Intercoiffure Mondial.

    He was bestowed the title of Honorary President in the late 80’s


    circa 1980

  • 1985


    Mr Hall Retires

    Mr Keith Hall retires from the business and the franchise model is adopted.

  • 1989

    Welcome Darren

    Darren Messias joins the business as a young apprentice.



  • 2004


    New Direction

    Darren and Tim become joint managing directors.

  • 2014

    New Identity

    Keith Hall is re-branded to KH Hair and the KH Hair Colour Team is formed.



  • 2016



    Darren receives a Fellow with Honours Award from the Fellowship for British Hairdressing

  • 2020

    After 44 Years ...

    Tim Fee set to retire …..



“It’s going to feel strange without Tim sitting in the opposite chair after all these years, but  I’m excited for the future of KH Hair and I’m determined to ensure all our salons continue to grow stronger and carry on  delivering the very best in customer service and industry expertise”

Darren Messias