Why Media Delivers Innovative Website for Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre

   NEWS / 19 Oct 2015

2015 has been a strong year for Why Media, as they have built more websites in the first two quarters of 2015 than in the whole of 2014 itself. As part of this success story, Why Media was delighted to launch the new website for Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, full of innovative design and functionality to help support the centres evolving offer.

Located in the heart of Gillingham Kent, Hempstead Valley is a regional shopping centre hosting over 40 retail stores, these include; BHS, Marks and Spencer, Pandora, Clarks, Argos and Sainsbury’s. In addition to the strong retail offer, Hemsptead Valley has recently launched ‘The Venue’, a purpose built addition that is home to a variety of family favourite restaurants including; Nando’s, Bella Italia and Frankie and Benny’s.

Why Media was delighted to be appointed by Hemsptead Valley, which is managed by Savills, to create a brand new website for the centre. Claire White, Senior Account Manager at Why Media explains; ‘We were delighted to be appointed by Hempstead Valley to create a new website for the centre following the regeneration and opening of The Venue. The centre already has a lot of traffic and is a key destination for those living in the primary and secondary catchment areas of Gillingham. The new site is easy to navigate and has very clear messaging opportunities on the homepage, allowing tenants to highlight new products, sales and events. As well as the overall look, the site is fully responsive and therefore works on all Internet enabled devices. It also benefits from a content management system that the team at Hempstead Valley has been able to adapt to very easily.’

In addition to the launch of the new website, which has seen a significant increase in overall traffic and dwell time, Why Media is also working with the centre to deliver a clean and clear email marketing campaign. Sent every other month, each email marketing piece highlights key events, promotions and new store/restaurant openings.

Despite being in the early stages of the campaign, Hemsptead Valley has seen open rates more than double the industry average.

 

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Goldschmidt & Howland

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Why Media created a brand new bespoke website for the company to enhance their online presence, modernise the design of the website and ensure the site was optimised for search engines.

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Go Epsom

Campaign Branding

Go Epsom is the campaign created for Epsom BID. The colourful and vibrant campaign branding was created to promote the town of Epsom, Surrey.

The colour palette and facets were selected to reflect the individual aspects of the town such as shopping, dining and entertainment, while still working together as a whole to form the brand identity.

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Bovis Homes

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Bovis Homes build some of the best new homes in the UK that are great places to live. Stunning new homes and apartments for sale right now.

Why Media were commissioned to design and build a bespoke website for the Bovis Homes Stanton Cross development. Stanton Cross is a brand-new community in the heart of Northamptonshire on the eastern edge of the historic town of Wellingborough. The website provides an engaging platform for the development and location information.

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The Heart Shopping Centre

POS Design

Why Media manages and promotes the Heart Shopping Centre Kids Club events. The POS creative for the events is displayed throughout the centre in advance of the event and is also provided in all required formats for the website, social media and advertisements.

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The Heart Shopping Centre

Magazine Design, Print & Distribution Management

The Heart Shopping Centre magazine is distributed every 6 months, delivering a Summer issue and Christmas issue. The magazine has been crafted to entice customers in the local area to visit the centre. The magazine is updated with each issue to tie in with the branding, event creative and any campaigns that are running and has proven to be a great success.

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ACAI Group

Branding & Corporate Stationery Design

Why Media were delighted to launch the new brand identity and website for ACAI Group, a property investment company with a number of high profile commercial, retail and land assets across the UK.

These assets include 8-10 Grafton Street in Mayfair, The Heart Shopping Centre in Walton-on-Thames Surrey and, the flagship store for high-end retail brand Dior on the prestigious Bond Street. The objective of the branding and creative element of this project was to inject colour, depth and a story behind the brand identity and overall messaging of ACAI (the initials of which represent the three owners of the company). Following completion of the branding process, Why Media delivered a full stationery package including business cards, letterheads and compliment slips and a comprehensive set of brand guidelines, ensuring the brand identity and reputation are protected through a stringent set of ‘brand rules’.

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County Square Shopping Centre

Social Media Management

Located in the heart of Ashford, Kent, County Square shopping centre offers a friendly welcome to visitors from across the county and further afield. With more than 50 shops alongside cafes and restaurants, County Square is the local, relaxed choice for the community.

Since Why Media were appointed as the social media managers for the centre, the account has seen phenomenal growth in group numbers of over 1800%.

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Larkfleet Homes

Larkfleet TV Video Production & Marketing

LarkfleetTV creates engaging content to promote the Larkfleet Group housing developments. Why Media plans, films, edits and promotes the videos for the company, helping to drive sales and raise the company profile.

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Rivera Property Consultants

Branding & Corporate Stationery Design

Rivera Property Consultants is a leading company offering Property Sourcing, Sales and Lettings Management, Interior Design and Development.

Why Media were approached by Mr. Rivera, a property agent with over fifteen years of experience in the London Property Market, to undertake a full branding and website design project for his newly established business. The branding was crafted to present the company as high-end, professional and established. 

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Woking Shopping Centre

WokingTV Video Production and Promotion

As a leading regional shopping centre destination Woking Shopping needed to join up a number of platforms to help highlight new retailers and restaurants at the centre as well as a new market area.

Why Media produce monthly videos for WokingTV, and manage all elements including storyboards, planning, filming, editing, video promotion across social media and integration into the website.

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Blue Whale Capital

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Blue Whale Capital approached Why Media in a quest to create a modern, functional and tailor-made website with a partner they could work closely and honestly with for this project and their future design and marketing needs.

The website is functionality focussed and incorporates a bespoke API to allow visitors to invest directly through the website. Each call-to-action has been carefully considered to enhance the user journey and ultimately encourage visitors to invest with the company.