Market Gates Shopping Centre held a Love Trial which started on the 4th February where shoppers were encouraged to find the five love hearts around the Centre for the chance to win £250 Love to Shop vouchers alongside an overnight stay (including dinner and breakfast) at The Coast Bar and Restaurant in Tingdene. The lucky winner was Matt Bowles which was announced on the 11th February.
At Ladysmith Shopping Centre shoppers were invited to attach their love locks to the Ladysmith heart and upload their photos using the hashtag #ladysmithlovelocks for a chance to win a £50 valentines hamper. A total of 70 locks were placed on the heart and £44 raised for The Believe and Achieve charity. The winner of the hamper was Emma Wilson – congratulations!
At Middleton Shopping Centre a competition was launched to guess the total value of the Valentine's Day gifts in their 360 degree photo. Congratulations to Diane Carter who won £25 worth of shopping vouchers.
On the 7th February Idlewells Shopping Centre launched a competition for shoppers to comment on a post to choose which item they would like to receive for Valentines day – they had a choice of four unconventional items which were: a Fitbit, a pair of trainers, a coat or an eye test alongside a pair of glasses. The winner was Deb Smith who won the pair of trainers – congratulations!
At Power Road Studios in Chiswick our occupiers were treated to cupcakes, balloons on reception and love songs were played all day. Occupiers let us know that the cupcakes were “delicious” and “sweetened up their day”.
At Churchgate & Lee House in Manchester Bill’s Restaurant had a pop-up stand in reception offering some tasty free goodies to our occupiers. On the 6th February our on-site team partnered up with Giraffe Flowers to give our occupiers the opportunity to pre-order bouquets, chocolates and teddy bears ready for Valentines day.