A shopping centre manager says he's got plans to shape it's future.

Adrian Gillings has worked for Edmonton Green Shopping Centre for 18 years but was named manager in early March.

He has introduced a new waste management strategy and plans to create marketing events and competitions.

He said: “My overall objective as centre manager is to build on existing strengths to make Edmonton Green a brighter, welcoming place for tenants, residents and members of the public to enjoy.

“My hands-on style of management will focus on building relationships and working with stakeholders to build on the success of Edmonton Green as a community hub of which we can all be proud.”