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A creative hub rather than a traditional hair salon, we want clients to feel at home, get comfy and help themselves to a cuppa.

A creative hub rather than a traditional hair salon, we want clients to feel at home, get comfy and help themselves to a cuppa.

The salon is a curated hair and lifestyle space in the heart of London’s West End, Covent Garden. A warm and welcoming environment where clients can be as peaceful or productive as their mood takes them. A place where great hair comes as standard.

We take immense pride in our relaxed and attentive approach brought to you by one of the most respected teams of hair stylists in the industry. Whether you’re a regular, celebrity client or casual passer-by, you can expect the same level of care and attention the minute you walk through the door.

“I want the space to offer beautiful comfort and invite curiosity. A place that’s fun, that envelopes you and makes you feel at home.”

Adam Reed


Hair colouring is an art form. At ARKIVE by Adam Reed, it’s not about taking the traditional route of booking in for a specific colour service like balayage or half-head highlights. Our colour artists prefer to spend time talking through end looks and recommending a curated mix of professional techniques and L’Oreal Professionel hair colours to create your perfect look.

Instinctive Cutting

We don’t believe in following a set approach – being open-minded and fluid is part of how we do things. Getting the right result means being creative, communicative and in tune with our clients. A specific style might demand some dry cutting, a new product or the use of a razor. Our stylists instinctively know what works and it’s their job to make sure you trust them and are on board with their creative direction.

Bio Image The Founder A favourite with the British media, Adam is known for his genuine humility and charismatic warmth.


Regrowth Tint On Consultation
Regrowth & Refresh On Consultation
Full Head Highlights - Including Toner On Consultation
Full Head Balayage Including Toner On Consultation
Half Head Highlights Including Toner On Consultation
Half Head Balayage Including Toner On Consultation
Face Frame Including Toner On Consultation
Bleach & Tone Under 8 Weeks Regrowth On Consultation
Bleach & Tone Over 8 Weeks Regrowth On Consultation
Creative Toning On Consultation
Root Stretch Root Shadow On Consultation
Post Colour Blowdry On Consultation


Cut Finish On Consultation
Blow Dry On Consultation
Permanent Blow Dry On Consultation
Extensions On Consultation
K18 On Consultation
Fusio Dose Treatment On Consultation
Tlc K18 Fusion Dose Treatment On Consultation

We’re fairly relaxed, but have a few house rules that keep things running smoothly and help us deliver the best service possible.

Please make sure you read them before booking an appointment.

All Colour Services must be followed by either a Post Colour Blow Dry or a Cut & Finish Service.

CONSULTATION: Check us out before you check in. Pop into the salon for a quick chat with your stylist before making a booking.

PATCH TEST: We insist on a patch test for any technical services. Just pop into the salon at least 48 hours before your appointment and we’ll take care of it. If you’re coming in for a consultation, it makes sense to get it done then.

DEPOSITS:  All bookings require a minimum of a 50% deposit to secure the appointment

CANCELLATIONS: We know that things come up and you may need to cancel your appointment. Please give us as much notice as possible so we have time to fill your slot.
Our cancellation policy is as follows:

48 hours — no charge.
24 hours — 50% charge.
No show — 100% charge.

TIMELINESS: We do our best to run a tight ship, so if you’re late, it affects everyone. Why not arrive 15 minutes earlier and grab a cuppa? You’ll be very welcome. Timeliness makes us happy.

PAYMENT: We welcome all major credit/debit cards and ARKIVE by Adam Reed gift cards. You can also pay over the phone and we welcome cash.

GIFT VOUCHERS: Our Gift Vouchers come in multiples of £20. Have a word with our front of house team for more information.

Meet the


Making people feel good starts with our team. We’re nothing without the lovely bunch of people that rock up at 75 Long Acre, Covent Garden, every day with two goals in mind – to make you look and feel great and to share the love for what they do.

We’re super proud to work with a team that are truly flying the flag for British Hairdressing. But talent aside, we strive to be an ego-free salon so we’ll let you be the judge of that.

Adam Reed

The Founder

Kenny Crawford-Reed

Director & Executive Assistant

Kat Buckley


John Spanton

Art Director & General Manager

Ash Johnston

Senior Creative Stylist

Andrew Plester

Education Director & Principal Stylist

Sarah Black

Guest Creative Stylist

Karlene Rose

Principal Stylist

Luke Logan

Senior Stylist

Sam Bickle

Stylist & First Assistant to Adam Reed

Janet Barone