Our Initiatives

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.

Saints FC visit Westquay

11 Jan 2017

On the 14th of December, young members from the Saints Foundation visited Westquay shopping centre to participate in a tour of the development and engage in CV writing workshops.

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Partnership with GCU’s British School of Fashion and retailRIGHT to support fashion’s next generation of entrepreneurs

11 Jan 2017

In an innovative new partnership, GCU’s British School of Fashion, retailRIGHT and Hammerson have teamed up to create a brand new initiative to support students in becoming successful fashion entrepreneurs.

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Croydon’s First Teenage Market and a return to Victoria Leeds

14 Dec 2016

After the success of the first Teenage Market in Leeds Kirkgate Market in July, Hammerson partnered with the successful brothers again to bring a second Christmas themed event to the city followed by Croydon's first ever Teenage Market event held in Whitgift.

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Pop Up Business School comes to WestQuay

14 Dec 2016

One of the focus areas of the Watermark community plan is to support local enterprise. In partnership with Pop Up Business School and Princes Trust, WestQuay hosted a week long training course and then offered trading opportunities in commercialisation space.

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Case study: The Oracle hosts local students for recycling project

14 Dec 2016

The Oracle provided Reading College Creative Media students with several case studies interviews about our recycling facilities

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Victoria Leeds Business Boost Competition

14 Dec 2016

Earlier this year, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, we launched our Victoria Leeds Business Boost Competition.

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Pop Up Business School in Croydon

14 Oct 2016

Following a successful pilot with the Oracle team, which was featured on the BBC, the Pop Up Business team has come to Croydon.

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