Gala Tent Expands to New Premises
The UK's leading distributor of Marquees and Gazebos, Gala Tent Ltd, has expanded its operation with the opening of a new outlet in Dublin, in conjunction with Marquee World Direct - Ireland"s longest established marquee distributor.
Robert Aherne, Managing Director of Marquee World Direct, will now be heading up Gala Tent's Irish division, with the aim of becoming the country's leading supplier of semi-permanent structures within the next three years.
With over 30 years of industry expertise, Robert tables a wealth of knowledge and experience, which has allowed for a seamless working partnership to be formed.
Established in 1999, Gala Tent Ltd is now the UK's most recognizable marquee and gazebo brand, selling in excess of 15,000 structures annually throughout the UK, with additional sales also generated from the company's 11 European distributors.
Gala Tent's MD, Jason Mace, commented on his business's expansion, “We have an existing customer base within Ireland which has been growing rapidly in the past couple of years, it has now grown to the point where a dedicated team is required to meet customer demand.”
“Robert boasts a proven track record within the industry, making it a logical step for us to form a partnership, we've been doing business with Robert in various capacities since we opened in 1999, I have no doubt that Robert is the right man to push Gala Tent Ireland forward.”
Gala Tent's expansion within Ireland will see Gala Tent products become available on a next working day service across much of the country, additionally, Irish customers can expect the renowned high-quality award-winning Gala range at prices never seen before on the Irish Market.
Robert Aherne commented on the business merger, “By partnering with Gala Tent Ltd, Marquee World Direct will now be able to offer Gala Tent products direct in Ireland, saving our customers money on expensive freight charges and allowing us to be confident that the structures we will be selling are high quality.”
“We operate a drop in showroom and distribution warehouse and carry a full range of products which can't be rivaled within Ireland, we can also offer a countrywide next working day delivery service”
Gala Tent's expansion within Ireland marks the latest chapter in the company's international expansion, with plans for further expansion across Europe and the rest of the world expected to be implemented over the next three years.
Jason Mace commented on his company's potential for future expansion, “International expansion is a really exciting prospect for us, we've been working hard to form strong relationships within numerous European countries.”
“We're hoping to build on our current momentum over the next three years, with potential expansion within the US and Australia, after the UK's vote to leave the EU we've begun looking at the potential for growth within alternative markets, it's an exciting time for Gala Tent overall.”