Spatial planning has a major influence on traffic movement and growth on the Strategic Road Network (SRN). To support sustainable economic development and regeneration, traffic growth will need to be accommodated whilst ensuring a balance with Highways England’s objectives set out in Strategic Business Plan (2015-2020) and the Delivery Plan (2015-2020
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin group, provides expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle. We build strong client relationships by understanding the challenges they face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality.
Atkins has been working for The Crown Estate for 20 years, developing a public realm strategy to raise the quality of the buildings, streets, and spaces around the client’s two urban estates in the West End, namely Regent Street and St. James’s.
Southampton City Council identified the need for an updated pedestrian wayfinding system to promote walking and aid navigation across the city. A prototype on-street signage system was initially developed and tested in-situ as part of the Southampton Legible City initiative.
A key aspiration of the programme was to improve the image, identity and user experience of Southampton for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors alike.
Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) is a major asset in the development of the UK’s life science research, teaching and healthcare industries. It is a growing generator of travel demand, with 17,250 staff and 14,500 visitors each day.
Pete first joined Atkins on a summer placement after studying Civil Engineering at University – staying for just long-enough to fund a few months travelling before starting work for good. On his return he joined the Bristol Transport Planning team as a graduate and has stayed with the team ever since. He now manages projects and provides technical leadership within the team.
Watch how Jonathan Bonas, who joined Atkins in 2018 wen to work with multi-disciplinary teams to provide support to the development of Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) applications in the West of England and Swindon.
When Mike Samilski’s grandma heard he wanted to be an engineer, she was over-the-moon proud. She was a draftsperson in an era when women in construction often struggled, and Mike remembers her working extremely hard to break into the business. “Reach for the stars and do whatever you can to move up,” she told Mike, even while close friends and family questioned his decision. After all, he already had a good job as a draftsperson. If you know Mike, you also know the naysayers spurred him on.
The “About” section on Shabnam’s LinkedIn account tells you a lot about the soft-spoken manager of HSQE and Innovation on the Canada Line project. “I've been privileged to live and work on two different continents with highly different cultures. What I've learned so far is how to be resilient, adopt and adapt,” she reveals.
During the last 7 years at Atkins, digital transformation has been the main focus for Lasse Jensen. He has played a key role in the 3D modelling work for the newly-opened 60 km high-speed railway between Copenhagen – Ringsted in Denmark.
Atkins is assisting DSB to obtain 30 new electrically powered locomotives and new coaches. The objective is to procure standardized locomotives, which provide a more reliable and eco friendly rail service for Danish passengers.