News and Insight

A showcase of some of our delivered and planned activity around Positive Places, giving you a chance to delve a little deeper into the areas that interest you.

Barnet ‘Job Shop’ celebrates first anniversary

15 Dec 2015

The Brent Cross Retail Job Shop has been celebrating a successful first year, having found new jobs for over 90 previously unemployed applicants. The Job Shop was awarded a certificate of ‘Exceptional Retailer Support’ at the annual Customer Services Awards.

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UrbanPlan workshops in Barnet and Croydon

14 Dec 2015

Hammerson is one of the founders of Urban Plan, an initiative being delivered by The Urban Land Institute, a global non-profit education and research institute supported by its members.

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MasterChef winner Shelina Permalloo hosts cooking demonstration at WestQuay shopping centre

7 Dec 2015

WestQuay Watermark launched its delicious food on a budget recipe booklet with a cooking demonstration by TV chef and winner of MasterChef, Shelina Permalloo.

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Collaboration with Costa wins BCSC Gold Award 2015

3 Dec 2015

Hammerson and Costa have won Gold in sustainability category of the BCSC Gold Awards. The collaboration saw the created of ​a new concept coffee shop. The first of its kind in the UK, the Costa Pod has achieved the highest Energy Performance Certificate rating of A+.

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Hammerson becomes one of 16 leading European companies to sign up to new energy efficiency commitment

3 Dec 2015

​Today marks the signing of a new commitment for Hammerson as Leading Built Environment businesses commit to work together to deliver ultra low energy buildings. As part of COP21, Hammerson has signed the Moving Towards Net Zero Buildings Commitment

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World Mental Health Day

28 Oct 2015

To celebrate World Mental Health Day, WotSpace at Highcross Leicester came together with organisations across the City to raise awareness and understanding.

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Retail Parks Bug Hotel Competition

16 Oct 2015

The onsite teams at Hammerson’s retail parks were tasked with the exciting challenge of structuring a ‘bug hotel’ on their retail grounds.

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