The company was started by Tom Matthews who was one of the first in the country to hire out Inflatable’s and unique fun equipment. His son Neil joined Matthews Leisure in 1992.
We moved into our current offices & warehouse in 1993 and in 1994 his eldest son Wayne joined Matthews Leisure. The business has grown from strength to strength and now firmly established in the corporate market with an impressive client base from all over the UK. Tom retired in 2011, with Neil & Wayne carrying on the business as company directors.
Matthews Leisure continue to supply unique and quality entertainment for events such as, Company fun days, Team Building, It’s a Knockout, Evening Entertainment & much more, with a friendly genuine service.
Our Company Ethos
Our Mission at Matthews Leisure is to provide an unforgettable experience for all its clients and maintain its position as one of the UKs leaders in fun and entertainment. Through its excellent customer service, highly experienced staff and commitment to invest in the latest, most effective equipment we continue to partner clients to not only meet but exceed their expectations.
At Matthews Leisure we aim to make your fun day a day to remember. As a full time highly experienced company that commits the time and effort to create inspirational and enjoyable events for you and your guests, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of the most up to date entertainment on the market today. Every Fun day is unique and regardless of size, is handled with the same care, enthusiasm and attention. Our attentive staff, which is sympathetic to every detail will provide a tailored solution that meets and exceeds your expectations. Customer service is vitally important to us and we are proud to count EDF Energy, AXA, Dowty, Oxford University and many others as valued clients that continue to use us from year to year.
Facts about Mathews Leisure UK ltd.
Distances we travel
We have never reached as far as Scotland… yet ! But we regularly travel throughout the country from Cornwall to Kent, Liverpool to Leeds. We have very loyal clients and we always do our utmost to accommodate their needs.
Its just bouncy castles !
One glance out our product portfolio and you will soon see that while inflatables do form a good part of our range, we can and do offer so much more. We regular update our stock taking in the current trend for technological game but also keep in mind that people still love the old fashioned games – There is something satisfying about knocking a coconut off a post !
You need decent weather !
Its true that a beautiful summers day can make a real difference to any event but we come prepared ! Many of our activities and games are under cover and/or can be set up for use indoors. Dont let the unreliable British weather put you off booking your next corporate funday !
Isn't it expensive ?
You will note that we don’t produce a set price for events and activities. This enables us to put together a bespoke package specifically for you that will work within your budget. We often throw a couple of surprises in too. Just give us a call on: 01452 331160 and let us talk you through everything you need to know.
Neil has been with Matthews Leisure UK Ltd since 1992 after a successful career in the construction Industry. A keen businessman & sportsman, Neil played rugby for Gloucester, Bristol, South West & England A at outside half. Following a series of injuries, which lead to early retirement from the game aged 26. Neil continues his rugby interest as a qualified coach & has gone on to develop Matthews Leisure now as a strong & successful business.
Wayne joined Matthews Leisure UK Ltd in 1993 having previously worked as a engineering apprentice with ICI fibres Gloucester. Wayne decided to have a career change & join the growing Matthews Leisure business. His interest in sport led him to play for several rugby clubs including Gordon League & Gloucester United. Suffering a injury aged 26, Wayne took up golf and is still trying to get his handicap down.
Matthews Leisure UK Ltd are member of BIHA (British Inflatable Hirers’ Alliance) – Not only does this provide us with public liability insurance but also access to the latest health and safety and good practice information. It is important to always check the credentials of any hirer you intend to use – At Matthews Leisure UK Ltd, we are happy to discuss any and all aspects about the arrangements for your day.