Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Office Interior Design Company
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  • Contact
    • 322 , High Holborn, London, London E, WC1V 7PB

About Oktra

Oktra design and build offices across various business sectors, managing the entire fit-out process – from design to construction, to project management and furnishings.

The London-headquartered business opened in 1911, producing high-quality manufacturing equipment and furniture for the thriving textile and clothing sector. They rebranded from Margolis Office Environments to Oktra in 2013.

Today, under Chief Executive Officer Graham Preston, almost 200 staff are split between offices in High Holborn and Staffordshire. Over the years, work has changed but the philosophy hasn’t: transforming spaces to innovate, outperform and inspire.

The firm has an outstanding delivery record, shunning procurement and taking a design-and-build route instead to create stunning, considered, high-performing projects.

With first-class designers, sustainability consultants and an expert delivery team, Oktra stop at nothing to find the perfect solution for clients.

Services include office-space planning and pre-move consultancy, interior design and cost control, refurbishment and relocation, design and build, and project management.

What is it like to work for Oktra

My Manager
My Manager
Oktra are committed to the ongoing performance measurement of all employees, including the management team. This is both formal – through quarterly catch-ups, annual performance reviews and measurement against KPIs – and informal, through constant communication with peers and senior management.
My Company
My Company
The Chief Executive Officer hosts monthly roundtable lunches to give the Oktra team opportunities to give feedback and ideas on how they feel Oktra are performing and what can be improved. These are open and engaging discussions where everyone is given a voice.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Oktra ensure individuals’ hard work is rewarded. There’s a quarterly company-wide gathering, where a presentation is followed by an activity such as a meal or drinks. This helps with bonding, socialising and company culture.

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Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    63% / 37%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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