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Route 1 Barbershop & Shave Parlour is a Veteran owned and operated shop with a classic barbershop feel.


The idea of owning a shop started with a desire to give back to community and to those who do so much for us.


Chad, the owner is a 22 year Retired Army Combat Veteran, philanthropist and an experienced Barber. He grew up over the border in Massachusetts but has been a resident of NH since 1998. After retiring from the Army he operated a clothing company here in NH but wanted more and after moving to the seacoast in 2019, he found his new adventure in Barbering. 

Madison is a Master Barber with over 3 years of experience. She is a extremely talented barber and is looking forward to developing a strong clientele here in Portsmouth.  Madison grew up in Dover and attended Dover High School. She graduated HS with not only a HS Diploma but also her cosmetology license. She work in salons until she wanted to venture into barbering. 

Chris A.K.A. Tone is originally from North Carolina but moved here to be closer to members of family. He is a former sponsored skate boarder who decided to look at a new career and his search led him to the hair industry. He is a Master Barber who is eager to make his mark in the community. 

This barber shop will provide services unlike others in the area. We are motivated and ready to make men feel good about their looks and help them to also properly take care of their skin and hair. 


This barbershop will strive to provide the best services as well as an amazing environment. The staff is looking forward to serving all your needs!