Here are some organisations and suppliers of wigs and other headwear. This is not a comprehensive list but may help you find a wider variety of wigs, hats and other head coverings.
Most of these companies have been recommended by visitors to our website.
Cancer Care is Cancer Research UK's online shop providing a range of helpful things, for all stages of treatment and recovery. Whether you're shopping for yourself or a loved one, the profits from your purchase go back into cancer research.
Provides free advice and support on hair loss, hair loss prevention (scalp cooling) and hair care, before, during and after cancer treatments.
They offer advice and support to children, teenagers and adults.
Cancer Hair Care
C/O - The Caring Hair Studio
5A Middle Row
Phone: 01438 311 322
Heads High sell a range of hair replacement systems, an alternative to wigs. The hair replacement is designed to be worn with a hat or scarf. The system includes a soft stretchy cotton liner on the top of the head with human hair or heat resistant hair which is attached to the outside of the cap liner, so nothing but soft cotton sits against the scalp.
Wigs are available online for adults and children.
25 Cranmoor Green
Specialises in head wear for hair loss. Offers an online shop for comfortable head scarves, hats, turbans and bandanas for adults and children.
32 Buchanan Drive
Telephone: 01582 750083
Chemo Headwear provide a range of hats, turbans and ready tied headscarves. They are all hand made in the UK and available in small, medium and large sizes. You can order online or over the phone.
Telephone: 01798 861 501
Direct Wigs have a large selection of manmade and human hair wigs. The company is online and mail order only.
Telephone: 01793 632 152
Hats 4 Heads supply a wide range of soft, comfortable hats, sleep hats, scarves, bandanas, turbans, buff/stretchy tubes and other head coverings for those experiencing hair loss. Free brochures and telephone ordering available for those without internet access.
Telephone: 0845 576 4287
Annabandana provide a selection of headwear you can order online or over the phone.
1 Ashe cottages
Tel: 01297 553747
The charity Teenage Cancer Trust run a service called Hair4u. They provide real hair wigs for free for young people aged 13-24. Male and female wigs are available. Ask your nurse or Youth Support Coordinator to refer you, or contact Hair4u directly if you would like to be referred for a real hair wig.
Teenage Cancer Trust
93 Newman Street
Telephone: 020 7612 0370
There is a network of wig banks around the UK that offer new and donated wigs for sale and hire. People donate wigs they no longer need. The wigs are washed, conditioned and sold for between £10 and £30.
Little Princess Trust provides and fully funds wigs especially designed for children. They also provide personal fitting and styling to ensure the wig is as close as possible to their original hair.
To order a wig: 01432 760 060
For all other enquiries phone: 01432 352 359