It's over 30 years since Matalan opened their first UK store in 1985. Now a household name, their mission remains the same: to offer its customers outstanding quality and great value.

Matalan currently operates 230 stores across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and is a leading UK retailer offering 'everything under one roof' for families - from clothing for all the family, to homewares and furniture.

Company Background

GSA's successful secured our first Matalan contract back in 2010; to provide professional cleaning services to 66 of their stores across Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Fast forward ten years, and GSA now takes care of the commercial cleaning needs of 230 Matalan stores.  We've worked alongside the Matalan team to provide a reliable, consistent and innovative cleaning programme.  Our flexibility and ability to quickly scale-up our service offering has afforded us this great opportunity to successfully partner with Matalan.

Key Facts

  • GSA currently employs over 350 staff across the Matalan retail stores
  • GSA has forged a close working partnership with Matalan, listening to their unique trading needs and tailoring our commercial cleaning service accordingly.

Client's note

“Matalan have been working with GSA since 2010 and during that time, their remit has increased along with their service delivery. GSA takes an innovative and flexible approach to the cleaning contract, which is critical in this challenging retail environment.”

Antony Darbyshire



GSA is proud to provide Matalan with daily store cleaning and a range of other professional cleaning solutions across its UK retail sites; from the smallest stores of 8500sq ft to the flagship branches over 44000sq ft.

With over 20 years' retail cleaning experience, GSA has developed an intrinsic appreciation of the numerous challenges our retail clients face.  This understanding ensures a tailored and flexible approach for Matalan, based on their specific trading needs.

Why GSA?

We like to see ourselves as 'on the same side', and we work hard at ensuring open and honest communication with Matalan to deliver a reliable and consistent cleaning service across all stores.  And because of our knowledge and experience within the retail cleaning space, we take a pro-active approach to our service offering;  continuously reviewing what and how we do it, and making improvements, where necessary.

GSA is guided by our commitment to delivering a reliable, cost-effective and adaptable cleaning, underpinned by our Values that we call 'the Four Rs':


  • Reputation
  • Reliability
  • Responsibility
  • Reward

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