G&M Wins Best Barbers Award

Male grooming salon of the year winner Gatsby Miller in Amersham

Gatsby & Miller in Amersham has been recognised as a shining example of barbering at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2020, winning the Male Grooming – Barbershop of the Year award. 

The salon impressed a host of industry judges with its business growth and turnover figures, and how the salon’s unique selling points had been highlighted through impactful marketing. Kudos was also given for examples of how the team had worked together to achieve amazing results, and special note was given to the beautiful décor and service offering that made the business the best destination male grooming salon in the area.

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards promote professionalism, innovation and excellence, while recognising those individuals and teams who work tirelessly to raise the profile of the hairdressing industry. 

The judges noted that Gatsby & Miller had fantastic ideas on staff incentives and training. They displayed a clever approach to marketing, particularly during lockdown, and a strong implementation of COVID-19 guidelines when salons reopened.

On the win, Salon Manager Dawn Montgomery said: “Thank you so much! A huge thank you to our director John and all the team who have been incredible through this whole situation - they really are the best. This is an incredible end to not such a great year.”

Commenting on the announcement, Jayne Lewis-Orr, executive director of HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards said: “The hair industry has faced an unprecedented challenge this year, but it feels wonderful to recognise and celebrate the individuals and teams that have continued to demonstrate incredible talent, creative ingenuity and great business acumen.

“G&M Director John Roads has crafted an amazing business concept, gathering a superb level of customer loyalty already. That truly is a mark of incredible entrepreneurial flair. A huge congratulations to John who should be very proud of his and his team’s achievement.”

Gatsby & Miller was also named finalists in the Salon of the Year and Best Salon Design categories.  This recognition follows hot on the heels of Creative Head Magazine announcing us as finalists for TWO categories in the Most Wanted Awards 2020 for Best New Salon AND Best Salon Experience... and The Salon Business Awards 2020 naming us as finalists for another TWO categories for Best Male Grooming Salon and Best Salon Design. 

View all our awards successes here.