The Dating Marketplace

The UK Dating Marketplace And Keeping Safe

The world of dating has changed significantly in recent years and never more so than in recent times with the Covid-19 pandemic.


As little as 20 years ago just 2.5 million people in the UK were using ‘organised dating’, which at the time was usually a traditional dating agency. Today, around 16 million use some form of dating ‘tool’.


Online Dating first arrived in the UK in the mid 1990’s. Since then, millions of people have tried it… some have found love and romance online, but many have only found heartbreak or worse. Online dating and dating apps are certainly not the right choice for everyone!


There has been a major decline in the popularity of online dating, following exposure in the Financial Times, the BBC’s Panorama programme, and more recently, BBC’s Crimewatch. Miss-selling; fake profiles running into millions; highly personal and confidential client data and photographs being bought and sold between companies without the clients knowledge or permission; online fraud running at record levels of over £30 million per annum (£100 million if you include social media sites too); and the fact that no background checks whatsoever are required for online dating memberships in the UK, have all contributed to growing distrust and fear. Covid-19 has now created even more fear and an even greater need to stay safe. 


If dating online or through dating apps is not for you, and you’re looking for a safer, more confidential, sophisticated and professional approach to meeting potential new partners, then Matchmakers Dating could be the perfect option for you. All our members are identity checked and interviewed by our experienced team. We only work with professional single people, aged between 21 and 45 who are looking for genuine, long-term relationships. To ensure extra safety we now introduce our clients personally through a high quality video link. That’s what dating the Matchmakers way is all about.

Join Free Today - As A Respondent Member

Join Matchmakers Dating for free today as a respondent member! On occasions we need to look outside of our own exclusive database of people for someone quite specific and for this purpose we recruit respondent members. If you become a respondent we do not actively search for matches for you, but  if we can use you as a match for a full fee paying member we will do. We also guarantee to keep your profile and photographs absolutely private - never, ever will they appear on any sort of public website and would only ever be shared with hand picked, top quality potential matches, all of whom are personally interviewed and carefully vetted fee paying members.