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As a small, hard-working distributor based near the new London Gateway port, Gateway Hair and Beauty can use their extensive experience and contacts to help you develop your business.

Following an apprenticeship in Accounting at The Bank Of England our Managing Director Paul Ward has spent the last 30 years in Sales and Sales Management.

After a fantastic period of Sales and Management training with blue chip companies such as United Biscuits, Paul developed a successful career in food sales.

Fifteen years ago he joined the Professional Hair Industry with Goldwell Hair Cosmetics, winning Sales Manager of the Year in 2001.

Since then Paul has been part of the Management Team that took TIGI to the most successful professional retail brand in the UK.

He then took Sexy Hair from a fledgeling brand to a well established one in just 3 years.

Paul has been a Director at MAC Professional Haircare for 2 years, more than doubling their turnover in that period.

During this time Paul has worked with many of the major companies in the Industry as well as key salon groups such as Toni & Guy, RUSH and Sanrizz.

He continues to be a Director at MAC Professional, but is now using his experience to assist other companies to develop their business.


Gateway Hair and Beauty is ideally situated to help you develop your business whether you are looking to penetrate the UK market, or a UK company looking to penetrate Europe


DP World London Gateway port will provide 2,700 metres of quay, six deep-water berths with depth alongside of 17 metres, 24 giant quay cranes and an annual capacity of 3.5 million TEU.

Being located just a few miles away from this port makes importing or exporting products to or from the continent cheap and convenient. 


London is arguably still the centre of the hairdressing world.

The list of amazing hairdressers who have worked in London is endless; Vidal Sassoon, Anthony Mascolo, Trevor Sorbie, Charles Worthington, John Freida, and more recently Angelo Seminara and Akin Konizi.

Being Located just 15 miles from Central London we can help you develop the key London market.


“We're a small but experienced company, who are keen to help you grow your business, so why wait, let's meet!" 

Paul Ward, Managing Director.

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