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Welcome to Cutting Room Creative!

Cutting Room Creative is a multi-award winning hair salon based in Chapel Allerton, North Leeds.

Founded in 1986 by Directors Charles and Karen Dodds, the expanding talented team has been the driving force behind CRC winning, over the years, no less than four British Hairdressing Awards, Grand Finalists at the L’Oreal Colour Trophy, Winner of the National Afro Award, Fellowship Salon Team of the Year and Retail Salon at the Business |Awards.

CRC’s mission is simple. To make your hair appointment fun, enjoyable and most of all, extremely relaxing. As soon as you step through the door we want you to forget about the outside world, sit back, and let us work our magic.

Cutting Room Creative can supply you with a range of services, from a cut and colour, to relaxing conditioning treatments, straightening treatment or giving you some of the best hair extensions in the industry.

With 11 resident L’Oreal Colour Specialist Degree holder, you can be assured of the perfect colour every time.

Being a L’Oreal Professional Portfolio Salon gives CRC the opportunity to offer clients the best and latest innovations, services and products in the world.

Take a look at the services/pricing page for a full list of what CRC can offer, book a complimentary consultation or simply pop into the salon.

The team take a pride in helping you find your perfect hairstyle!


Thank you for visiting the CRC website.

We have several procedures, listed below, which we ask you to follow to allow us to operate safely and preserve the health of our team and our clients.

  1. Please do not attend the salon if You, or anyone you live with is unwell.
  2. Please arrive exactly at the time of your appointment to limit numbers indoors.
  3. Please attend the salon wearing your mask and remain wearing it at all times.
  4. Please do not enter the reception area if there is already one person with each Receptionist.
  5. Please attend the appointment alone including appointments for children over 12.
  6. Please use the hand sanitiser on entering the salon.
  7. The cloakroom will be open for you to hang your own coat should you wish to do so.
  8. Magazines or books will now be available in the salon for you to read.
  9. We shall revert to using salon gowns and terry towels. These are sent to the laundry daily. However, we shall still have disposable towels and gowns should you prefer to continue with these. Please inform your stylist.
  10. Our refreshment menu is again available but at this time we can only offer to colour clients as their colour develops.
  11. Please only drop your mask briefly to take a sip and not whilst a team member is attending to you.
  12. Payment can now be by card or cash.
  13. We must now implement a strict 24-hour cancellation policy due to limited availability and longer appointment times.
  14. Every appointment will now have a reduced hygiene surcharge of £3 added to the bill (until the world returns to normality!) This is to cover the additional costs of some disposable one time use of PPE, and more importantly the extra booking time to thoroughly clean down each station between appointments.
  15. The toilets will now be fully open however please ensure you do use the sanitisers and blue paper towels to wipe the seat and basin for your own safety. Our team will check them hourly.
  16. Please do not handle the products either in salon or in reception retail area. A team member will assist you.

We are excited to see you visit CRC, albeit still under some necessary restrictions


CRC xx