Legends Barbers

About Us

We are a traditional, family-run barbers with a modern and contemporary style. Our barbers are passionate about making you look great.

Established in 1995 Legends Barbers is a family run business which offers a modern and contemporary style whilst maintaining that old fashioned barbers service in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. We have a highly skilled team of barbers who are all qualified to the highest standard of an NVQ Lvl 3 in barbering with 6 of our team now reaching master barber status. We are one of the first barbers in Berkshire to be accredited by the Barbers Association.

The male grooming trade is booming and us chaps do like a pampering now and again, that’s why at Legends we pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date with the best quality products and offering the perfect shave with our skincare specialists. Legends prides itself on giving their customers a first class service at reasonable prices and customer satisfaction is our top priority.

Master Barbers

One of the first barbers in Berkshire to be accredited by the Barbers Association, we pride ourselves on being experts at what we do.

Afro-Caribbean Specialists

On top of our top-notch standards for barbering we are also specialists in Afro-Caribbean styles.

Dapper Shave

Go on, pop in and get yourself a proper shave and be the dapper gentleman you are!

Master Barbers

Who We Are

Jim Taylor


Shaving / Skincare Specialist

Jim opened Legends in 1995 alongside brother Mike.

He has been barbering for 17 years and is highly skilled in all areas of clipper and scissor work. His other specialisms include mod cuts and longer scissor cuts.

Jim also teaches his techniques to students in colleges around the country.



Skincare Specialist

Mehmet is our Master Barber from Turkey with over 17 years experience.

Mehmet is a firm favourite with his blend of Turkish flair and his genuine nature. Among his many areas of expertise are hot towel cut throat shaving and ear singeing.

Hannah Taylor

Hannah is a highly skilled barber who is the bubbly, chatty one in the shop. She is great to be around and excels at making people feel comfortable and happy.

Hannah has been in the trade since she left school and works hard to make sure she is always up with the latest trends and techniques.

Matt Cooke

Afro-Caribbean Specialist

Matt has 10 years experience and was trained at the famous Joseph Lanzante shaving academy.

His main specialism is Afro-Caribbean barbering where skills include fading, shape-ups, flat tops, black-outs and patterns - he is also an expert on aftercare products.

Dave Whittle

Dave has been with Legends for over 10 years and has recently opened Legends in Hungerford alongside Jim, despite his hectic schedule he is still committed to his Newbury clientele and works in Newbury on Fridays and Saturdays.

Dave is a Master Barber who excels at clipper and scissor work as well as offering threading for men.

Big Jake

Jake has been qualified for over 8 years and he is a long standing member of the team with a large clientele.

He specialises in high fading clipper work and open razor shaving and also offers neck razoring and ear singeing.

Danny Marshall

Pattern Specialist

Danny has been in the barbering industry since joining Legends on saturdays whilst still at school. Danny is now working towards master barber status.

Danny is a very precise barber who excels at long styles, asymmetric cuts and pattern hair designs.

Jake Keirl

Jake is our cheeky chappy of the shop; a very talented young man with a natural flair for barbering.

Jake excels at short trendy cuts and is currently working hard towards achieving master barber status.

Cuts and Shaves

What We Do

Open Razor

Hot towel open razor shaving with our skincare specialists for the best shave you’ll ever have.

Scissor Cuts

Top quality scissor work including mod and longer cuts.

Clipper Work

Specialists in artistic clipper work but also great at the more traditional such as high fades, flat tops and pattern work.

Child Friendly

We’re family run and we’re great with children—even those who are nervous about getting their hair cut.

Afro / Caribbean

We are specialists in all manner of clipper and scissor work, including specific African and Caribbean work.

Skin and Hair Care

We also offer ear singeing and threading as well as expert product advice to keep you looking and feeling great.


We are immensely passionate about providing the best possible experience for you and that means we take great pride in sourcing and using only the very best products.

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Gents Haircut
Boys Under 13
Boys Under 5
One Grade
Two Grades
Back & Sides
Cut-throat Shave
Full Works Shave
from £8

Opening Hours

09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00

Walk-in system, no appointment necessary

Vouchers available upon request

Please note all hair cuts on Saturday and Sunday are £11

Styling products, ear singeing, neck razoring, border lines and eye brow trims are at no extra cost


We’d love to hear from you!

(01635) 45009
106 Bartholomew Street
RG14 5DY