15Hatfields – bringing sustainable events to life since 2008

Pooja Sharma
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Sustainability is at the heart of 15Hatfields, the award-winning location of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Over 15 years of innovation and discovery, the team has worked tirelessly with partners and suppliers to help bring truly sustainable events to life.

Spread over two floors, the contemporary spaces can be adapted for a variety of occasions, from conferences, exhibitions and meetings to awards dinners, networking receptions and training days. Located in London’s beautiful Southbank, just ten minutes from Waterloo station, the location is ideal for participants who choose to travel car-free.

15The Hatfields Sustainability Centre

Since opening 15Hatfields in 2008, the aim has been to help companies organize events that not only inspire, but also educate and support them in their own sustainability journey. All activities on site are based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular: Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Consumption and Production, and Climate Action. By prioritizing reducing food waste, eradicating single-use plastics and investing in renewable energy, 15Hatfields became the first Platinum ECOsmart accredited venue in the UK.

In 15Hatfields’ sustainability hub you can find out all about their work supporting local initiatives, their mission to become palm oil-free and reducing carbon emissions in the events industry. The team is keen to work with event planners in setting industry benchmarks for waste and energy reduction. If this is something you are passionate about, the team would love to hear from you!

Ethically responsible catering

All delicious snacks and dishes served at 15Hatfields are sourced and prepared using sustainable practices by local, organic and Fairtrade suppliers. A range of catering solutions are available, from buffet lunches to gourmet dining without palm oil. As pioneers of the UK’s First Day Vegan Delegate Rate, 15Hatfields offers a range of plant-based options.

For special dining occasions, the venue offers a tailor-made menu planning service in collaboration with Boulevard Events. You can create the perfect menu by choosing from a range of award-winning snacks and dishes.

Groundbreaking hybrid technology

Hosting an event at 15Hatfields means having access to state-of-the-art AV facilities, expertly managed by their in-house team. If you’re looking to expand the reach of your event while reducing its carbon footprint, check out their hybrid and virtual event packages.

15Hatfields’ affordable hybrid solution allows participants to join your meeting remotely via integrated video connections. Using high-speed Wi-Fi and Logitech Rally Bar intelligent technology, you can hold productive and interactive discussions between participants in multiple locations.

For virtual conferences, 15Hatfields uses Logitech Rally Plus, which allows events to be broadcast to a potentially unlimited number of users around the world. This technology offers creative possibilities for participant engagement: voting, polls, live chats and virtual networking.

The fabric of the location

From furniture and kitchenware to stationery, every element of 15Hatfields tells a story. The team is always looking for creative ways to reuse and upcycle existing materials.

Throughout the room you will find poser tables and heating mats made from recycled plastic, cushions and banquet covers made from high-quality seat belts, coasters made from old tires, 100% recycled glassware and cutlery with 90% recycled material. Sheffield steel. The location also offers notepads made from recycled paper, pencils made from recycled newspapers and flip charts made from FSC-certified wood.

All items are thoroughly researched – the team don’t buy anything unless it has solid sustainability credentials and can be recycled or upcycled. Through their responsible sourcing practices and partnerships with Pulse Environmental and TerraCycle, 15Hatfields is actively pursuing zero waste to landfill.

For more information about hosting your next event sustainably at 15Hatfields, email or call their expert team on 020 7827 5920. You can keep up to date with the latest campaigns and guidance on sustainable events by visiting 15Hatfields News visits.

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