• 1974

    Paul Braddon opens a clinic in Peter Street, Manchester specialising in hair transplants.

  • 1977

    The company expands its range of treatments and starts trading as Transform.

  • 1983

    Transform carries out its first breast augmentation procedure in 1983. Breast surgery remains the most popular procedure today.

  • 1984

    Transform opens its first hospital in Bowdon, Cheshire.

  • 1985

    Transform opened a clinic on Wimpole Street, London.

  • 1987

    Transform introduces breast reduction, nose surgery and anti-ageing treatments.

  • 1988

    The company continues to expand its range of treatments and intoduces Liposuction.

  • 1991

    Transform opens its first clinic in Scotland, making it a truly national provider.

  • 1999

    Transform acquires The Heath Hospital in London.

Take a look at our first 10 years, when cosmetic surgery became both available and affordable, no longer the preserve of the rich and famous.

Rebecca Pryce

24. South Yorkshire

Breast Augmentation

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We carried out our first breast augmentation in 1983.
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Farrah Fawcett, the Jennifer Anniston of her day and one of the original Charlie’s Angels became the style icon of a generation.

In the 1970s, shoe fashion hit new heights with platforms.

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Reason to love Transform #1

“Bitter cup for fancied Dutch”

(West Germany beats the Netherlands 2–1 to win the 1974 FIFA World Cup.)

The Guardian - 1974

“Ali’s still greatest: Frazier beaten in Manila showdown”

(Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.)

Daily Mirror - 1975

“King Elvis dead”

(Elvis Presley, the "king of rock and roll", dies in his home in Graceland at age 42. 75,000 fans line the streets of Memphis for his funeral)

The Sun - 1977

“Test tube mother has girl”

(Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, is born in Oldham)

The Guardian - 1978

“Drugs kill punk star Sid Vicious”

(Former Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious is found dead, aged 21, of a heroin overdose in New York City)

Daily Mail - 1979

“John Lennon shot dead in New York”

(John Lennon is shot dead outside his apartment in New York City by Mark David Chapman.)

Daily Mirror - 1980

“Happy Britain greets our new Princess”

(A worldwide television audience of over 700 million people watch the Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in London.)

Daily Express - 1981

“Champagne and cheers greet royal heir”

(Prince William is born at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London.)

The Guardian - 1982

“Tories hail a massive majority”

(Britain's Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, is re-elected by a landslide majority)

The Guardian - 1983

“Pure Gold! Britain is whistling the Bolero today”

(Torvill and Dean win gold in the Sarajevo Winter Olympics)

Daily Express - 1984