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.

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.

Full Story

Community day 2016

16 Jun 2016

​On the 10th June 2016, Hammerson had it’s annual Community Day, which coincided with National Volunteering Week (volunteersweek.org/) 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.

Full Story

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.

Full Story

Leadership in Sustainability

24 Feb 2016

As part of our commitment to upskill and inspire our people in sustainability, our senior management team are heading to University. Six of our senior leaders have already completed training at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability.

Full Story

Annual Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Centrale

22 Feb 2016

Young Entrepreneurs from across Croydon showcased their business credentials on Saturday 13th February in the annual Young Enterprise Trade Fairheld at Centrale.

Full Story

Talent Match Leicestershire and The Prince's Trust

20 Jan 2016

Between November 2015 and January 2016 saw WotSPACE support Talent Match Leicestershire (TM) partners to bring to life an empty retail space at Highcross Leicester over a 7 week period.

Full Story

National Takeover Day at Highcross Leicester

5 Jan 2016

November 20th saw 11 members of Highcross staff including senior management have their jobs taken over by young people aged 11-16, as part of the Children's Commissioner for England and Wales, National Takeover Challenge.

Full Story