Atkins is a professional services firm providing engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services, based in Epsom, United Kingdom. Formerly known as WS Atkins, it was founded in 1938 by Sir William Atkins.
The original company, WS Atkins & Partners, was founded in 1938 by Sir William Atkins with offices in Westminster, London. In its early years the practice specialised in civil and structural engineering design work which expanded rapidly after World War II into specialist services in town planning, engineering sciences, architecture and project management.
In 1996, WS Atkins was admitted to the London Stock Exchange and began trading as WS Atkins plc.
One of their known buildings here is the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff / Wales