About Matalan

From the day Matalan started back in 1985, to today 30 years on, our mission has always stayed the same; to provide outstanding value for modern families.

We take our time to listen, understand and evolve to fit changing modern family needs, always with an emphasis on providing the highest quality clothing and homeware for the lowest price. 12 million UK families each year trust us with their precious family budgets and to provide the range, style, quality and value that enable them to run a modern, happy, family home. It's no surprise then that we were recently awarded a prestigious Gold Award at the Mumsnet Family Friendly awards for a second year running.

Our free Matalan reward card gives our members access to the best family offers all year round in any of our 217 stores or at matalan.co.uk. Our location, late night openings, free convenient parking, 'everything under one roof' set up and free click and collect service are just some of the ways that we're 'made for modern families'.

Press Enquiries

We would be delighted to help you with any press enquiries.

Please contact; matalan@thisismission.com

020 7845 7800


The world of fashion never stands still. And neither does Matalan. For those with energy, spirit and drive there's never been a better time to join us.

Visit the Matalan Jobs site today.

Halloween Dress-Up Testing

At Matalan we are always listening to our customers and we asked parents whether they check the safety information labels before buying Halloween costumes or accessories for their children. Almost 80% of the people we asked said that they did, so we wanted to let all of our customers know that we ensure all of our children's dress up products (including our Halloween dress-up range) to pass additional Flammability Testing BS5722.

This additional testing procedure means that our children's dress-up products go through rigorous testing before they make it onto our shelves and into your homes (or out and about while trick or treating!) Our message this Halloween is to have fun by staying safe and playing safely. Make sure children know the risks of candles or naked flames, including sparklers and tea lights used in pumpkins and supervise them so that they play safely.

We also recommend using LED lights instead of candles as they offer the same spooky effect and are a great safe alternative that can be used every year.

Carrier Bags

Everyone at Matalan takes our responsibilities to the environment seriously. We have improved our every day carrier bags and we are encouraging our customers to re-use them. We will also replace any carrier bags free of charge as and when a new bag is needed, customers just need to return them to us and we will in turn recycle them as part of our commitment to minimise our environmental impact.

Bangladesh Update

Please click the attached link to read our update on Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Update.

Ethical Sourcing Policy

At Matalan we take our responsibility to provide customers with clothing products that have been produced ethically very seriously. You'll find the details of how we do this here...

Ethical Sourcing Policy.

Timber Products

Please click the attached link to read more.

Timber Products.

Angora Wool

In light of recent developments Matalan has taken the decision to suspend sourcing of Angora for its products with immediate effect, until it has concluded its investigations into its suppliers and their processes.

Environmental Policy

At Matalan we recognise our responsibility to minimise the potential for causing harm to the environment and strives to sustain and improve the environment through the careful consideration of design, selection of materials and operational procedures. You'll find the details of how we do this here...

Environmental Policy.

Become an Affiliate

The Matalan affiliate programme is a rewarding programme no matter what interests you, fashion for women or men, stuff for the home or school clothes for the kids. Take a look at the benefits to the programme here...

Become an Affiliate.


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