Who We Are

An Innovative Barber


Gentleman's Barbers of Hungerford was originally formed in 2015. The company was formally known as The Gentleman's Barber Shop which was founded here in Hungerford in 1988 and is now under new ownership.

We currently have a team of 5 barbers, who pride themselves on having an excellent reputation both locally and further afield.

We are also official stockists for the following brands:

  • Geo F Trumper

  • Truefitt & Hill

  • Taylor of Old Bond Street



Our Barber Crew


Billy Franklin

Managing Director

Billy was born in Hungerford and still lives here in the town. With 25 years barbering experience, he started working in the family salon in Marlborough prior to joining The Gentleman's Shop in 1996.
He was Manager for 19 years before taking over the business in 2015.


Diane Puffett

Master Barber

Diane is originally from Aldbourne but now lives in Marlborough and started hairdressing in 1984. Having worked in local salons, she was also a self-employed hairdresser before joining us in 2007.


Louise Clayden

Master Barber

Louise joined us in 2009 having previously worked in Wantage barber shop for 23 years. She now lives in Chilton Foliat with her partner Roy. They love to travel, or just put their walking boots on and escape to the Lake District.

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Ellie Chapman


Ellie is from Hungerford and previously trained at a barbers in Wantage. She has returned to barbering from a career break travelling Australia and having babies. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her partner and their two little girls.


Jacob Bentley


Jacob is from Newbury with 3 years experience in barbering. Previously working in a barbers in Basingstoke, Jacob is interested in keeping up with recent trends in the barbering industry. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his partner and their family dogs, finding new places to explore.


Joseph Evans-Rusher


Joe has been in the industry for almost 4 years, previously working within Newbury. He is fond of longer hair and fades but is fully qualified towards all styles within the industry. In his past time Joe enjoys spending time with his animals and fiance.