Young Carers De-stress by Celebrating Creativity with Create

Open Today

09:00 - 20:00

During Carers Week, young carers in Winchester presented a showcase of creative work they have produced with professional artists over five months. The showcase, which took place on 14 June, is part of art:space, a national multi-arts project run by Create, the UK’s leading charity empowering lives through the creative arts, in partnership with British Land.

art:space is designed to give young carers creative and social time away from their caring responsibilities. During school holidays throughout the year, young carers taking part in art:space collaborate on artwork in a variety of artforms, guided by Create’s professional artists.

Create’s Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Nicky Goulder, said: “Participating in creative activities is a great way of expressing yourself and socialising. School holidays can be a period of heightened responsibility for young carers and it’s important for wellbeing that respite is found away from their duties as carers.  Thanks to our partnership with British Land, our art:space projects offer an environment for self-expression, socialising, building confidence and having fun. I’m looking forward to seeing the results of their collaborative work!”

Former Centre Manager at Whiteley, Neil Carter, said: “Whiteley has been working with Winchester & District Young Carers and Create for three years. In that time, we have seen many young carers grow in confidence through the workshops Create arranges, and that in itself is reward enough. Our team and retailers have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of such a fabulous project.”

Create’s work with young carers has been the subject of an award-winning animation produced by Bournemouth University film students, as winners of the Kingston Smith 2016 Creative Vision awards:

The showcase took place on 14 June , 6-7.15pm, at The Vault at University Centre on the University of Winchester’s King Alfred Campus.

 

Opening times

Monday
09:00
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20:00
Tuesday
09:00
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20:00
Wednesday
09:00
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20:00
Thursday
09:00
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20:00
Friday
09:00
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20:00
Saturday
09:00
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19:00
Sunday
10:30
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16:30
Good Friday
9am
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8pm
Easter Sunday
Closed
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Easter Monday
10.30am
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4.30pm

Additional Information

Whiteley Fareham Store opening times may vary. Food and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

 

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

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Getting here

Whiteley
Whiteley Way
Fareham
Hampshire
PO15 7PD
01489 566000
  • Car

    Whiteley is located just one mile from Junction 9 on the M27.

    After exiting the motorway, follow the signs for 'shopping centre'. If you are using a GPS or route finder system, enter PO15 7PD as the destination postcode. 

    We have 1,300 parking spaces across seven car parks. For more information about parking, click here

  • Train

    Swanwick railway station is located within a 25 minute walk from Whiteley. There is also a taxi rank located at the station. Details of all connections and further information can be found at National Rail, South West Trains and Southern Railways.

  • Bus

    The First Bus Service operate the no.28/28A to and from Whiteley. The nearest bus stop is on Whiteley Way by Tesco.  Click here for the timetable.

     

Accessibility

Whiteley does everything to ensure that the Centre's facilities and services are made accessible to visitors and employees who have disabilities.

Blue Badge parking spaces are available in the East, Cinema A, Tesco and Market Square car parks in close proximity to the shops. Access from the car parks does not require the use of steps, lifts or escalators.

Blue Badge parking is subject to the advertised tariff, although visitors requiring additional time can contact Centre Management.

All car parks offer 4 hours' free parking with the ability to top-up to 6 hours for £2 (excluding Tesco). Our Tesco car park offers 2 hours' maximum free parking.

Accessible toilets are provided within the public toilet facilities by Market Square.

If any visitor requires additional assistance Centre Management will endeavour to help.

A portable induction loop system is available at the Centre Management Office and will be made available for use anywhere at the Centre as required.

Wheelchairs can be loaned for free from the Centre Management Office by Market Square. Photo identification will be required when loaning a wheelchair, and it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Facilities

We have seven car parks, all equipped with CCTV. For information on each individual car park, click here.

All car parks offer 4 hours' free parking with the ability to top-up to 6 hours for £2 (excluding Tesco). Our Tesco car park offers 2 hours' maximum free parking.

You will find cash machines located in Market Square and at Tesco. Both are withdrawal-fee free.

We have three POD Point electric vehicle charging posts on site (one is located in the East car park outside Harvester with a further two charging posts located outside the cinema in the Cinema B car park). Charging posts are FREE to use and all offer a fast 7kW charge via a Type 2 Mennekes connector.

East, Cinema A and Tesco car parks include Parent & Child spaces. 

A petrol station is located just by Tesco for your convenience.

All of our toilets include baby changing, hand wash and hand dryer facilities, all housed within each 'Supercubicle', including two accessible 'Supercubicles'. You'll find them located off Market Square. Other baby changing facilities are located across the Centre within a number of stores, cafes and restaurants.

Services

We understand that many of us lead busy lives, so several of our stores have a Click & Collect facility to make life that little bit easier. Just order online and choose when you want to collect from your favourite store. 

Checking in at Whiteley couldn't be easier with our free Wi-Fi service. Simply access from your laptop or mobile and follow the on-screen prompts.

Please enquire at the Centre Management Office by Market Square for any lost property from the malls. Please speak to individual retailers regarding items lost within their stores.

Whether it's for an urgent prescription, pain relief or you need healthcare advice from a pharmacist, the pharmacy at Boots is open Monday to Friday 8.00am - midnight, Saturday 9.00am - midnight and Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm.

A Photo Me passport photo booth is available for use by customers. You will find this near our customer toilets in Market Square.

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