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Westquay is a Hammerson-operated shopping centre. As a business, we aim to create retail destinations that deliver net positive impacts economically, socially and environmentally, through leading-edge design, operational efficiency and a culture of respect and responsibility. By 2030 we will be a Net Positive company for carbon, resource use, water and socio-economic impacts. 

Follow the Hammerson journey here, with access to key documents, our latest performance data and updates on our company initiatives. At Westquay we are working with Hammerson to reduce our environmental impact. 

Energy consumption Our electricity consumption was 4,339,765kWh, which is an 18% reduction from 2019. This reduction is equivalent to supplying energy for 305 houses. Water usage We have saved -54% on our water consumption, which is the equivalent to 6 Olympic sized swimming pools. Recycling We recycled 52% of our waste. 645 tonnes of waste was recycled which is the equivalent weight of 3 blue whales. Socio-economic Our Positive Places Plan created each year underpins our community engagement activity. Through engagement with local schools, partners and stakeholders, we build a positive relationship with the local community.

Our key projects in 2021 include:

Rollout of a Smart Metering programme to account for consumption across gas, electricity and water utilities. This will enable the centre to have quick easy access to real time data and drive improvements in measuring consumption.

Various local community projects key project for the centre will be the Lionheart Schools engagement project.

A Climate Risk Analysis project will be undertaken to support understanding how to future proof the centre against the impacts of climate change.