WS Atkins Plc provides engineering and design consultancy services. It plans, designs and enable its clients capital programs. The company has the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects and to facilitate the urgent transition to a low carbon economy. It also provides independent property asset management services to private sector clients and to public sector organizations within central government, law and order, education, health and defense. The company was founded by William Atkins in 1938 and is headquartered in Epsom, the United Kingdom.