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15Hatfields Turns 10!

We're turning ten on 10 May and to celebrate a decade of growth we look forward to taking you back to some of our unforgettable moments and milestones over the past ten years.


10 Years Young - Celebrating a decade of growth 

Each week up until our birthday we'll be revealing interesting stories and facts from 15Hatfields history, along with exciting offers, competitions and giveaways. Stay tuned to watch our tree grow and reveal something exciting each week! 

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15Hatfields opens its doors after being commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) to be London’s most sustainable venue.

WRAP holds its Carrier Bag Forum, transforming the future use of plastic and re-useable bags.

Equality and Human Rights Commission hold their first event at 15Hatfields.

Olympics Environmental Update held at 15Hatfields with support from CIEH Policy Team.

London Universities Environmental Group hold its Let’s Recycle event.

Milestone - 2008  Milestone - 2009  Milestone - 2010  Milestone - 2011  Milestone - 2012 

The Green Investment Bank is launched at 15Hatfields.

15Hatfields sponsors the Young Person of the Year Awards (YOPEYS).

Our Google 360° tour launches.

15Hatfields rolls out new fibre optic internet and Wi-Fi, providing the fastest internet connection of any conference centre in the UK.

World Wildlife Fund UK (WWF) holds their event at 15Hatfields with vegan and vegetarian catering by our sustainable caterers Eden.

Milestone - 2013  Milestone - 2014  Milestone - 2015  Milestone - 2016  Milestone - 2017 


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10 sustainable facts about 15Hatfields 

Our commitment to sustainability grows every year
  • 15Hatfields was the first venue in the UK to receive certification of the NQA Sustainable Development Management Scheme.
  • Shortly after opening, we hosted ‘A Strategy for Sustainability’ event for royal warrant holders in 2009. 
  • After receiving a 2012 Food Legacy award for long-term commitment to sustainable foods, we stopped using tuna for venue catering, switching to sustainably fished mackerel from British waters. 
  • Our electricity is certified as being from 100% renewable sources. 
  • In 2013, we were highly commended in the National Conference Awards for ‘Best Sustainable Initiative’ for our ‘Save the Bees, go wild and sow your seeds’ campaign, which involved giving away more than 2 million wildflower seeds. 
  • We work with the New Zealand wine supplier Yealands, whose sustainable initiatives include using natural pest control measures in their vineyards and a commitment to emission reductions. 
  • 15Hatfields was awarded a gold certificate in 2016 by the Green Tourism awarding body. 
  • Our venue is an official water refill station - part of the Refill and #OneLess bottle campaigns, which aim to reduce plastic waste. 
  • Mozzo coffee is served at 15Hatfields – Mozzo is a supplier that trades fairly and sustainably with coffee growers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, via their Community2Community fund. 

Find out more about our sustainable credentials.

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Competition time! 

To celebrate our birthday we are giving one lucky person the opportunity to win a luxury South Bank experience for two. This bumper prize includes:

Afternoon tea cruise with a glass of prosecco, City CruisesRiver roamer passes, MBNA Thames Clipper3 course dinner with a bottle wine chosen by sommeliers, SkylonOpening night tickets to see circus show Backbone on 14 August, Southbank CentrePrizes 


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