College: Service and support

Contact details

College department

E.A.Ellison & Co Ltd
43 Bayton Road
T +44 (0)24 7636 5337
F +44 (0)24 7636 0466
E [email protected]

Business Area Manager (Scotland)

T +44 (0)24 7636 5337

Business Area Manager (North West)

T +44 (0)79 8518 9932

Business Area Manager (North East)

T +44 (0)79 7652 0594

Business Area Manager (Midlands)

T +44 (0)73 7789 0449

Business Area Manager (South West)

T +44 (0)77 8561 7155

Business Area Manager (South East)

T +44 (0)24 7636 5337

Business Area Manager (Scotland)

T +44 (0)78 1392 7950

About Ellisons

  • UK's leading supplier of hair and beauty products
  • The ideal partner for your college
  • Working collaboratively as an extension of your department, our expert team can help you achieve your vision and create exceptional course content
  • We aim to be more than a supplier, building a genuine partnership in which we play an integral role in helping you succeed

Our service

  • We work tirelessly to provide exceptional service, and always aim to deliver high-quality solutions tailored precisely to your needs
  • We work to fast timescales
  • We provide quick quotations and respond positively to changes in budget or student numbers
  • Easy ordering through our website, by email or phone

Setting up an account

We require the following information before you can set up your college account:

  • A copy of the company letterhead
  • A copy of the certificate of accreditation for the governing body you award
  • Delivery contact name, email address, telephone number and address
  • Invoicing contact name, email address, telephone number and address

Please send this information to [email protected].

Please familiarise yourself with our terms and conditions, they are available to view here.

Student kits

With Ellisons, you can choose from the country’s largest range of quality branded hair and beauty products. We’ll happily customise student kits to your exact needs, with a 72-hour turnaround for kit quotations, as well as competitive prices and flexible delivery options.

  • Top quality and excellent value products for students – the same as professionals use
  • Students can order easily online or by phoning our dedicated team
  • Choose from college or home delivery
  • Weekly update by email to your college on student uptake on kits

Please note:

 student kits may take 7-10 working days to be delivered.

Ongoing consumables

  • We can provide everything you need for the day-to-day running of your courses
  • As a college customer, you’ll also receive 10% off every order*, as well as free delivery
  • Free delivery on all consumable orders
  • Monthly promotions so you can save more on everyday items used in your college
  • Easy ordering by phone or email

*Excludes CND™, Lecente, Minx, BC Softwear and college kits.

Products and exclusive brands

You can rely on us for high quality innovative professional products, including exclusive brands used in salons and spas across the UK. We are the exclusive UK distributors for:

Equipment refits

Our team can help with every aspect of your project, making sure it runs smoothly, on time and to budget. You can depend on our years’ of experience advising on new builds and upgrades in student training rooms, commercial hair and beauty salons throughout the UK. Together with our partners REM, we have the expertise to make sure you receive the highest standards of advice and support.

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)

  • We are also an approved supplier for the CPC, the only consortium owned by the Further Education sector, which offers value for money contracts for colleges nationwide
  • All members of the CPC receive discounted pricing through the Consortium
  • We are delighted to be the only supplier to have been approved across all categories for hair, beauty, media make-up and wig supplies, so you can be certain that by placing your business with Ellisons, you will be receiving great value, choice, quality and service


We work in partnership with Sterex to provide you with everything you need for your level 2 and 3 hair, beauty and media make-up qualifications. They offer new and exciting electrolysis kits, Stageline make-up kits and Mistair media make-up kits.


On-site CPD approved training that gives your lecturers the ideal introduction to a variety of treatments, both in theory and practice. Train the trainer and student training packages available. Please speak to your Business Account Manager for full details.

Corporate social responsibility

There's more to being a good business than turning a profit. We’re also passionate about bringing out the best in each other, and giving something back to the world. Read more about us doing our bit for industry, community and charity here.


"Working with Ellisons this year has gone incredibly well. Very prompt delivery with no delays for kits. Fantastic level of customer service from Karen."
Dawn Sneddon, West Lothian College

"Ellisons provide excellent customer service and quick delivery. They have a huge range of good quality products and equipment at competitive prices and offer excellent support to colleges. They are a great team!"
Andrea Williams, Hartlepool College

"I have always been very impressed with the extremely efficient service that Steph and the Ellisons College team have provided us with over the years. They are all very knowledgeable and respond to enquiries very quickly. Ellisons offer an amazing range of professional products, equipment and training to suit everyone’s needs. Steph makes my life a lot easier, her dedication and commitment to her job role means I have constant support and reassurance when needed."
Nicola Wright West Suffolk College

"Ellisons have been amazing and my contact Jan is brilliant. The company are spot on and know the needs of college’s well. Good quality kits, competitively priced and they understand the importance of paperwork being in order. Live online stock ordering which is always a prompt next day delivery. I deal with many different hair and beauty suppliers and no one has beat the service that Ellisons provide."
Matthew Wilkins, Bridgewater and Taunton College