We are Formation Group

Formation is a Workplace Fit Out organisation. We love what we do and enjoy getting to grips with some of the knotty problems people throw at us. We always come up with fresh ideas to challenge people’s thinking and most of all we love to deliver what you hoped for.

We think we’re a bit different to most firms in our industry, we know when a project is not right for us or when we are not right for you and we will tell you straight away. Being this straight-forward has helped us build successful long-standing customer relationships across all our stakeholders.

We deliver great customer outcomes because our staff are paid on customer feedback not project profitability, this drives the right behaviours and outcomes for our staff but also our customers. Find out more about what we do.

Our History


Formation established by Paul Atkinson


First commercial clients’ work won in London and particularly in the City


Professional services organisations create working relationships with Formation and Formation partners with ‘best of breed’ designers to broaden offering.


Large investment in technology, systems and processes. 2nd office established for support services in Haywards Heath.


Creation of ‘walled garden’ where Formation accredited Interim Site and Project Managers can carry out client work, provides more flex in our service.


David Leen joins the business. Establishment of White Label to enable other Main Contractors and FM firms to deliver fit out and refurb work cheaper and more effectively.


Larger investment in accreditations and awards. New technology. Three specialist outsourcing agreements established to accelerate our work. Paul Atkinson becomes MD of White Label.


David Leen promoted to CEO, First work internationally and widening of QA operation to include Business Assurance & Audit.


Formation invest in technology to further improve the customer experience, greater use of data & MI to make buying fit out and refurbishment easier for all parties

Leadership team

Our team is inclusive and works in collaboration with you, our customers, our partners and our sub-contractors as one team. We have the right blend of experts at different stages of their careers, this ensures we have a broad skill set to seamlessly deliver projects each and every time.

Stefanie Ostertag

Quality Assurance Manager

Rachel Swainson

Head of Continuous Learning & Development

Aaron Hayes

Head Of Workplace Design

Raul Bento

Project Management Lead

David Leen

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Atkinson

Managing Director of Customer Delivery

Steve Gardner

Site Management Lead

Mike King

Project Management Lead

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