IMPORTANT NOTICE – My Shop Regulations as of 19th of July

I will continue to wear a mask and ask that you do the same while in my chair. I will continue to clean as I have been, following COVID 19 Guidelines, and will continue to take appointments to keep numbers down in the shop.

Thank You.

I’m committed to providing you with a safe environment that complies with guidelines issued by government and the local authority, therefore all haircuts will be by appointment only.

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Simon Jay’s Gentleman’s Barber has been established in Great Wakering, Southend-on-Sea, since 1997.

Currently open 5 days a week, we cater for all ages with a friendly and professional service.


Now re-opened

Saturday  9:00AM–4:30PM
Sunday  CLOSED
Monday  CLOSED
Tuesday  9:00AM–6:00PM
Wednesday  9:00AM–6:00PM
Thursday  9:00AM–7:00PM
Friday  9:00AM–6:00PM

Covid-19 Guidelines

It’s my commitment to provide you with a safe environment that complies with guidelines issued by the government and local authority.

✔ I have undertaken a thorough review of my salon and services

✔ I have rearranged the salon space to adhere to social distancing guidelines

✔ Every surface will be cleaned regularly and wiped with the appropriate sanitiser between each customer

✔ All items of equipment will be disinfected before and after every service

✔ Disposable gowns and towels will be used at all times

✔ I will ensure adequate ventilation throughout the salon with doors and windows open where possible


✔ All team members are trained to care for our customers in a safe, hygienic and professional manner


✔ I have reviewed our service menu and removed any that we feel will be unsafe at this time(BEARD TRIMS, LINE UPS & SHAVING)

✔ I  will wear gloves, masks and aprons on the salon floor and  will wash my hands before and after every client interaction

✔ PPE will be replaced after every client

✔ In-salon consultations will be done at the styling station and via the mirror to minimise face-to-face interaction


✔ you must wait at door on arrival

✔ you will need your temperature taken before entry

✔ I will greet you warmly but without a handshake or a hug (sorry)

✔ Hand sanitiser must be used on entry to the salon

✔ Clients must minimise what they bring as you will be asked to keep all belongings with you

✔ We ask that clients attend on their own were possible  

✔ We ask that you pay using card or cashless means where possible

✔ You will be escorted to your to cutting station

✔ Waiting areas will be arranged to adhere to social distancing


✔ Arrive with clean hair were possible please

✔ To wear the face mask provided by us as you enter the salon

✔ To wash your hands or use hand sanitisers before entry and when leaving

✔ I will not be serving refreshments

✔ I will not have magazines in the salon

✔ I will not have any toys for the kids (sorry)

Do not come to the salon if you or anyone you live with is unwell or self-isolating or has a temperature

✔ We are happy to discuss any of your individual concerns – please feel free to call me on 01702 216808

We reserve the right to amend or adjust these guidelines based on government policy and new research to protect the safety of all our staff and clients


Call Simon on 01702 216808