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 worked in salons until she wanted to venture into barbering.

Portsmouth native, Shelley Nicholson is a Stylist with over 30 years of experience. Now living in Maine, her hard work, dedication and passion drove Shelley to leave retirement and do what she loves most again. She's increasingly improving her skills and is looking forward to meeting new clients.