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Our impact  |  5. We are a collaborative partner


OUR ACHIEVEMENTS 2015 TO DATE 1. Partnering with other charities in order to connect with the hardest to reach; including users of The Prince’s Trust and The Care Leavers Covenant 2. Key contributor to local business improvement forums and attending regular consultation meetings (with We Are Waterloo BID, New Cut Housing Cooperative, St John’s Church, Bankside Open Spaces Trust, the Southbank Employer’s Group, Southbank Business Watch and the Bishops Ward Safer Neighbourhood Panel) to ensure we are connected to neighbouring businesses and focussed on keeping the area safe 3. Engagement with local community groups including Waterloo Community Development Group, Lambeth Estates Residents’ Association and the Octavia Hill Residents Association, offering free tickets for productions and history tours for residents

4. Nurturing new creative companies by offering Company in Residence status; an opportunity for artistic collaboration as well as practical support (space in the building, rehearsal room, marketing). Our current Company in Residence is Emma Rice’s Wise Children 5. A strong commitment to listening to our audiences and partners, undertaking regular and comprehensive training and surveys to ensure we take the best care of all visitors. In 2018, we won the Friendliest Venue Award at the Mousetrap Awards 6. We work with local or British independent suppliers, investing in sustainable businesses that share in our values. See case study

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We are a collaborative partner  

We are a collaborative partner