GP Atkin Construction

Industrial placements

Company information

  • What is your company's involvement with Oxford Brookes University?
  • Currently employing a third year Construction Management student on a placement.

  • What do you think is the value, to business in general and your company in particular, of being involved with Brookes?
  • It is a value to my company having a person trained up at an early age to understand the industry.

  • What do you think is the value to Brookes of being involved with your company?
  • Brookes is able to have its student trained and experienced in the construction industry.

  • How do you think students benefit from being involved with your company / doing work experience with your company?
  • Students gain a first hand knowledge into the processes involved with building. Fred has been involved with both traditional house building and working for Elliot Modular in the erection of an modular office building.

  • What are your impressions of Brookes in terms of how the university relates to industry/business/employers?
  • Unsure

  • How do you rate Brookes students/graduates?
  • Adequate


Fred Atkin



GP Atkin Construction


Moor Gate Beeford
East Yorkshire
North Humberside
YO25 8AE

Size of company

1 - 20 staff

Associated course

Construction Project Management