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.

Tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit of young people in Leeds

5 Jul 2016

Hammerson partnered with Leeds Kirkgate Market to bring the first Teenage Market to Leeds ton Saturday 2 July, for what turned out to be a very exciting day of trading.

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Teenage Market Comes to Leeds

30 Jun 2016

Tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit of young people in Leeds

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Manor Walks celebrates Community Day

22 Jun 2016

Manor Walks, our Retail Park in Cramlington spent their Community Day with the aim to bring the local Cramlington community groups to collaboratively work together.

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Hammerson Charity Committee Supports Young Achievers Publication in Barnet

20 Jun 2016

​With the support of Hammerson charity committee funding, Nutmeg, a London Borough of Barnet charity, has created a magazine featuring 20 young achievers.

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Community day 2016

16 Jun 2016

​On the 10th June 2016, Hammerson had it’s annual Community Day, which coincided with National Volunteering Week ( With 220 employees covering 18 activities, Hammerson was well spread across a multitude of locations from Bristol to Aberdeen. Whether it was building fences, painting walls, inspiring children or refereeing, there was something for all staff to get involved with.

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Supplier Survey Report 2016

12 May 2016

​2016 was the fourth year for our Annual Supplier Survey. As a property development and asset management company much of our business activity is delivered through our supply chain. Developing a systematic but simple approach to monitoring the sustainability standards of our suppliers is therefore critical to the achievement of our sustainability targets. Our supply chain survey allows us to understand current practice amongst our suppliers, and ensure they are aware of and signed up to the Hammerson Code of Conduct. By completing the survey, our suppliers are given a score and associated award level- Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum. They also see how their score compares to a benchmark of our suppliers in their sector and are provided with feedback on areas for improvement.

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Better Buildings Partnership launches case study on our collaborative project with B&Q

21 Apr 2016

At Cyfarthfa Retail Park in Merthyr Tydfil, Hammerson and B&Q partnered to create an Eco Learning Store. It is one of the first projects in the UK to feature a Transpired Solar Collector system, which harvests the sun’s heat to warm the store’s interior, cutting energy bills and CO2 emissions.

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