What Makes Gavin Ashley The Best Hair Salon in Bury St. Edmunds?

We offer the best professional hair services including balayage, colour correction services, top quality hair cuts, fantastic seasonal salon offers & cruelty-free haircare.

We have lots of five-star hair salon reviews from clients delighted with their salon experience.


One of the most asked for fashionable hair colour trends in our Bury St Edmunds salon is balayage. Balayage has become an umbrella term for a number of popular colouring techniques including:Ombré, colour Melt Hair, Face Frame Highlights, Money Piece Colour and Shadow Root to name just a few!

Your skilled Gavin Ashley colour expert can expertly create a beautiful balayage which blends a darker root colour with a lighter shade towards the tips, add face framing highlights to brighten your look and accentuate your features or create a stunning ombré two-tone effect.

Hair Extensions

Beautiful thick hair can be yours with the simple addition of hair extensions at Gavin Ashley hair salon, Bury St Edmunds. Our team of hair extension specialists can use hair extensions to transform fine, or thinning hair, add instant length to a shorter hairstyle or can add different colours and tones to your hair to allow you to easily change your look.

If you are considering hair extensions, your first step is to arrange a free no-obligation consultation with one of our expert hair extension technicians.

Cruelty-Free & Vegan hair care. Because we care.

Cruelty Free & Vegan hair care salon

Expert Hair Colour

If you want to brighten up your natural hair colour with some well-placed highlights, fancy a sun-kissed balayage, a bold fashion shade or are in need of a complete hair colour makeover, it's time to pay a visit to the hair colour experts in Bury St Edmunds at Gavin Ashley. We use L'Oréal hair colour which allows superior, uniform colour penetration deep into the hair's structure, leaving your hair super shiny and beautifully conditioned.

L'Oréal INOA Hair Colour, is a no ammonia permanent hair colour range which delivers beautiful results every time! Choose from natural looking rich, glossy brunette tones, beautiful blonde hues and fiery red hair colours.

We are up to date with the latest hair colouring techniques & trends, allowing us to deliver a wide range of services including root touch-ups, grey hair coverage, to top trending balayage colours plus colour correction services.

Hair Cuts & Styles

Gavin Ashley has gained a reputation as being the number one hair salon in Bury St Edmunds for hair cuts & styles. Our team of talented stylists can deliver both modern and traditional looks. Opt for The Shag hair cut which is modern & fun, the 80's inspired mullet, long layers which will add dimension and movement, short textured crops or classic bob hairstyles that will never go out of fashion.

Fancy a re-style? A hair transformation can be anything from changing poker-straight hair into voluminous, glamorous curls, cutting long hair into a short pixie crop or simply by adding a fringe to your hairstyle. Perhaps you simply need a quick trim and tidy - whatever you decide, we are waiting to help you.

The Gavin Ashley Blog

Stay up-to-date with the latest salon news, hair trends, professional haircare and top hairstyling tips from Gavin Ashley hair salon in Bury St Edmunds.

Spring Hair Trends for 2022

Spring Hair Trends for 2022

Get the latest Spring Hair Trends at Gavin Ashley hair salon in Bury St Edmunds. Choose from The Shag, Textured Bob Hair Cuts & Smooth, Straight Locks.

Hair Cuts For The Over 40s

Hair Cuts For The Over 40s

Over 40 and looking for a great new hairstyle? Read on for our top picks! We can create beautiful hairstyles including layered styles, curls & waves...

4 Ways To Transform Your Hair

4 Ways To Transform Your Hair

From adding a fringe to experimenting with face frame highlights, the experts at Gavin Ashley have lots of inspiring ideas to transform your hairstyle!

Why Our Clients Think We're The Best Hair Salon in Bury St Edmunds

Read more 5-star client reviews of Gavin Ashley. We look forward to seeing you at the salon soon!

Hannah Sullivan
I always look forward to going to see Marie my trusted stylist at Gavin Ashley. The service you receive from all the staff is second to none! I can sit back and relax, have a good catch up whilst drinking a cup of tea just how I like it. I never have to worry about my hair and always come out with a great colour and cut that gets lots of compliments. Thanks Marie and all the guys at Gavin Ashley.
Claire B
The second visit and I feel like I've been coming here forever, friendly, professional people and fab surroundings
Adriana J
Everyone always very polite on the phone and at the place too. Very professional and helping answering questions or giving advice. Love having hair washed, thank you Naomi.

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We have officially moved! After a busy bank holiday moving everything over, you can now find us at Unit 3 Kings Mews, Bury St Edmunds! If you’re unsure of where we are please give the salon a ring and we’ll be happy to direct you😊
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Goodbye 28 Churchgate Street
Today we closed the door to our salon on Churchgate Street. The salon has given Gavin Ashley over 44 amazing years, many fantastic hair styles and most importantly lots of wonderful clients!
We are all very excited to see what Kings Road has in store for the next chapter of Gavin Ashley! The new salon will be opening Tuesday 30th August!!
Thank you to all of our clients for the support and loyalty throughout the many years. We can’t wait to welcome you all in our new premises.
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The salon is relocating soon to 3 Kings Road, Bury St Edmunds!

6 Backwash units and worktops for sale- Please call for details😁

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🤍Cream Dream🤍
This Half Head Of Highlights Was Created By Abi Using L’oréal Colour And Aveda Hair Care Products✨

Join our team!
•We currently have some vacancies in our Salon •
Part time experienced Salon Receptionist Mondays 9-5
Tuesdays 5-7:30
Thursdays 5:30-8
Fridays 9-5:30
And alternate Saturdays 8:30-4:30
Applicants must be computer literate and possess great client service skills
Full training given

Part time Salon/Shampoo Assistant
To support stylists running a busy clientele
Would suit ex-Hairdresser wishing to return to a Salon environment

Saturday Assistant
Hours 9-4:30
Would suit a young person interested in a career in hairdressing
Minimum age 16yrs

Please drop in your CV to the salon or call us on 01284 754066