YOUR VIEW: New hairdressing salon to open in Sudbury

Penneys, a new hairdressing salon, is set to open next week in Sudbury.

The North Street business will be the first opened by Sible Hedingham couple Jeff Letter and his wife Cherelle under their new franchise model and will employ eight stylists.

Mr Letter said staff will be made partners in the salon they work in and other hairdressers can open a franchise for £250 per month. He aims to open 10 salons in the next year and 650 nationwide within seven years.

There are already more than a dozen hairdressing salons and barber’s shops in Sudbury, but Mr Letter said he is not concerned by competition and this reflects the changing nature of high streets across the country.

Do you welcome a new business in Sudbury? Are there too many salons in Sudbury? Do you think Mr Letter’s model will be successful? Let us know your thoughts by commenting below, emailing elliot.pinkham@suffolkfreepress.co.uk or by calling 01787 886904.