Community sits at the very heart of Gloucester Services. We want to invest in our communities for future generations and we look to work with organisations and projects that are geographically local to us and our colleagues’ communities.
Located just behind Gloucester Services Northbound is the Matson estate where many of our colleagues live and our partner, Gloucestershire Gateway Trust, work with several community groups. Matson is known for its local flock of sheep that roam around the estate acting as the best natural traffic calming and grass cutting service a community could have!
The wicker sheep you can see around our pond at both Northbound and Southbound are an artistic development inspired by the Matson sheep and the first 3 were originally created as part of the local community’s 2018 Hope festival. They have been made with the help of Artshape by…
Robinswood School – Moat School – Robinswood School After School Club – The Phoenix Centre – Matson Library – The Police (their sheep is called Bobby) – Redwell Centre – Matson Gateway – Matson Baptist Church Mother & Toddler Group