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.