Valley duo shortlisted for national awards

Facilities Manager, Paul James and Marketing Manager, Phil Maclean have been shortlisted for the upcoming national shopping centre awards, The Sceptre Awards 2017.

The awards recognise best practice in the shopping centre industry, shining a spotlight on the people delivering real excellence.

Paul is shortlisted for the Young Achiever of the Year.  Having joined The Valley five years ago, he has worked his way up to Facilities Manager, which, under his leadership, has supported the centre's growth, been the cornerstone of delivering exceptional customer service and has been integral in developing key stakeholder relationships.

Paul James, on learning of the announcement, said: “I am truly surprised to be nominated for such a prestigious national award and feel very humbled. The team take great pride in the work they do at The Valley and to be recognised on a national stage, alongside such prestigious large city centre shopping centres is sweet reward for all our hard work".

Paul and Phil will attend the awards on June 20th when a glittering ceremony will be held at The Dorchester Hotel, in London to announce the winners.

For more information about the Sceptre Awards or to view the full shortlist, visit

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