Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.15pm

(Close at 12.30pm on Wednesday)

Saturday  7.30am - 2.00pm


Darren Reader is the owner of Shortcuts. He previously worked in Eastbourne and Lewes, a golf fanatic who plays whatever the weather, often with his dog teddy in tow!


Other interests include football (a West Ham fan), badminton and general keep fit. He has 2 teenage children Darren has lived in Seaford since the age of 7 and still has many friends from his school days.

John Barnard has worked here for 13 years, previously a barber in Uckfield, Brighton & Hove.


Interests are loving Man Utd (and typically hating Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City!), walking his 3 pug dogs and holidays in the sunshine. John is very experienced in all aspects of barbering and is our expert at flat top cuts.

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Teddy, Darren's dog, also is a regular in the shop.


He's a gorgeous chocolate cockapoo (cocker spaniel/poodle cross) who has been coming in the shop since he was 8 weeks old. He's very popular with all the customers and is a friendly dog who loves treats and his ball being thrown!