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Alternative
Barbering Co.

The neo-traditional barbershop

About us
about

About us

Reviving the tradition and luxury of the classic barbershop.

Established in 2010, Alternative Barbering Co.

We take the old school approach, with a serious commitment to quality, always offering the highest level of care and customer service, but update this with a fresh attitude and current sensibilities.  Alternative Barbering Co. gives you the ease and tradition of a walk in service, but offer an alternative online booking request. So for the style and substance of the modern day gent, come and meet the team at Alternative Barbering Co. on George Street, St Albans or 8 station road Harpenden for a refreshing take on tradition.

Approach

Old school approach with fresh modern attitude.

Ambience

Masculine space to escape the pressures of modern living.

Just walk in

 Ease and tradition of a walk in service.

Pay by card

Don’t  carry cash? You can pay by card.

Quality & service

Commitment to the highest levels of quality, customer care and service.

Online bookings

A man with a plan? Why not book your appointment in advance online.

 

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Fun facts

35789

Haircuts

4770

 Beard trims

1895

Shaves

3

Awards

price-list

Opening times

St Albans

Monday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Tuesday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Wednesday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Thursday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Friday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Saturday 08.00am – 5.30pm

Sunday 10.00am – 3.00pm

Weekdays we accept both walk-ins and appointments all day.

Weekends are walk-in only.

Harpenden

Monday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Tuesday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Wednesday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Thursday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Friday 9.00am – 7.30pm

Saturday 08.00am – 5.30pm

Sunday 10.00am – 3.00pm

Weekdays we accept both walk-ins and appointments all day.

Weekends are walk-in only.

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prices

Prices

Our full range of grooming services

Haircuts

Men’s Haircut £24.00/£18.00(G)
(Complimentary hair wash on request)
Child chop under eleven £17.00/£14.00(G)
Students £20.00/£16.00(G)
Senior Citizens £17.00/£14.00(G)

Beard Shaping £14.00/£10.00(G)

(G) = GRADUATE BARBER

APPOINTMENTS

Men’s Haircut £27.00
(Complimentary hair wash on request)
Child chop under eleven £20.00
Students £24.00/
Senior Citizens £20.00/

Beard Shaping £18.00

Shaves

Trumpers Luxury Wet Shave £35.00
(Using Geo. F. Trumpers products)
Classic Italian Shave £18.00

Shaves are subject to staff and pre booking.

(G) = GRADUATE BARBER

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Sign up and save

If you’re a member of the Chamber of Commerce or a local business you can receive special discounted rates on your next haircut.

Simply register below using the appropriate form.

Chambers of Commerce member
20% discount


Local business
10% discount


favourite-barber

We want you to be totally happy, so please don’t be embarrassed to ask for your favourite barber, you won’t hurt our feelings. Honest.

Alternative Barbering Co.
work

Our work

And other stuff we like

Bedfordshire beard Co.
Curly Tash
Pipe Smoking beardy man…
Beard
Beard 1
Side part
Hi-Quiff Pomp
Williams FW-14
1967 Mustang GT500
Classics
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social

We’re social

 



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online-bookings

Online bookings

Book your appointments online for our St Albans & Harpenden barbershops

St Albans

Harpenden

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Music

Here's our latest Spotify play list



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team

Meet the people

Sam

Sam

Director

Sam Established Alternative Barbering Co. back in 2010. After 15 years the time was right! From Barbershops to catwalks and shows at Olympia. He is member of the Men’s hair federation, hair council and British master barbers. It was time to focus on this new venture.

Danny

Danny

Director

Undoubtedly Danny brings the most experience. Now in his 16th year in the industry coming from a pure barbering background he has all the necessary skills.

Staff

Staff

The team

Our team are undoubtedly the cogs to our operation from Juniors to managers everyone is carefully selected to meet the modern day ways of a barbershop.

Sam

Sam

Director

Sam Established Alternative Barbering Co. back in 2010. After 15 years the time was right! From Barbershops to catwalks and shows at Olympia. He is member of the Men’s hair federation, hair council and British master barbers. It was time to focus on this new venture.

Danny

Danny

Director

Undoubtedly Danny brings the most experience. Now in his 16th year in the industry coming from a pure barbering background he has all the necessary skills.

Staff

Staff

The team

Our team are undoubtedly the cogs to our operation from Juniors to managers everyone is carefully selected to meet the modern day ways of a barbershop.

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Our shops

St Albans

Alternative Barbering Co.
19 George Street
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL3 4ER

Tel: 01727 831 651

Email: info@alternativebarberingco.co.uk

Marketing: nicgreen@alternativebarberingco.co.uk

Harpenden

Alternative Barbering Co.
8 station road
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 4SE

Tel: 01582 713 465

Email: info@alternativebarberingco.co.uk

Marketing: nicgreen@alternativebarberingco.co.uk