20-year-old opens 'classic gentlemen's barber shop' in north Norfolk town

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas - Credit: Louis Thomas

A "classic gentlemen's barber shop" has opened for business in a north Norfolk town.

Thomas & Co is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas who says it's a dream come true to own his own barber shop.

The business, located in Staithe Street, in Wells, officially opened its doors on Tuesday, July 26.

Mr Thomas, a former student at Alderman Peel High School, said: "I've just had my first week and it has been brilliant.

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas - Credit: Louis Thomas

"I have been so busy, it has been non-stop and it has been great getting to know the community.

"Wells is my favourite place in Norfolk and to open a shop here is a dream come true." 

His services include general haircuts, skin fades, clipper cuts and beard trims. 

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Mr Thomas also hopes to bring another barber into his shop once he has settled in.

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas

Thomas & Co, a new barber shop in Wells, is owned by 20-year-old Louis Thomas - Credit: Louis Thomas

He added: "It's a classic gentlemen's barbers, with a bit of modern take on it.

"It's incredible really. I still can't believe this is mine."