Our History

Our shop on Chapel Hill first opened as a barbershop back in 1987 by Colin Cooper.

Adam took over ownership of the business from Colin in 2007. It has now continuously traded through five decades!

Born in Clevedon, Adam began his Hairdressing career in 1997 where he was an apprentice Ladies and Gents Hairdresser at award winning salon, Robert John.

He was taught & mentored by European Champion & British World Cup Men’s Team trainer, Robert Hancock.

Between 1997 and 2002 Adam competed nationally in ladies and gents hairdressing competitions. Winning Apprentice of the Year in 1999 and then in 2001 winning Stylist of the Year.

Adam’s success on the men’s hairdressing competition scene prompted him in 2002 to focus solely on developing his barbering career.

In taking over the ownership of the business in 2007, Adam wanted to retain the things that had made Colin’s business so successful and unique.

The relaxed atmosphere, the relationships between the staff and customers, making their friends their customers and their customers their friends.

If you walk into Adam’s Barbershop you will greeted with a smile, smartly dressed staff and a truly unique atmosphere.

You will find a walled gallery of sporting memorabilia, historic photographs of the old town and several hundred books to cast your eye over whilst waiting for your haircut. All books are available to purchase from our independent Book shop partners, Books of Chapel Hill.

We have iPads available for the small children to help out with the waiting times.

Please feel free to ask for your child’s favourite TV show to be played whilst they have their haircut.

So feel free to come in, grab yourself a newspaper or log on to our complementary WiFi, help yourself to a coffee (or something stronger!) and sit back and relax and enjoy your visit.