Our Mission

Over the past 10 years, Oakley have become one of the leading factory fit-out and construction project partners for food and beverage companies nationwide.

We are proud to have become a trusted partner for a very varied client base across these sectors, from small independent food manufacturers breaking new ground with innovative developments, to some of the largest manufacturers and household brand names.

Maybe you too are looking to satisfy a need experienced in the past by so many of our clients – they were looking for a factory fit-out partner that is straightforward, easy to work with and most importantly, reliably delivers projects to the highest standards, on time and with minimal disruption to their business. Good news, you’ve come to the right place!

Some Of Our Clients

Our Services

Civils & Drainage
White Walling &
Resin Flooring
Mechanical &
Electrical
Turn-Key Project
Management
In-house CAD
Design
Cold Stores &
Freezers
Construction
Mechanical & Electrical

Our History

1987

Mark Lyon, Oakley CEO founded parent company GTO Engineering from a small garage in Harrow on the Hill

1999

GTO Group moves to larger premises in Harrow on the Hill

2001

Oakley EMS invests in an in-house machining and fabrication facility to offer a wider range of services and flexibility

2004

The GTO Group moves to new location near Hare Hatch in Berkshire

2012

Oakley make strategic decision to focus on delivering turn-key factory fit-out and construction projects for the food & beverage industry

2013

Oakley EMS opens new sales office in Deeside, Cheshire, further cementing Oakley’s presence within the industry in the north of England

2014

The GTO Group move to new headquarters on 5 acre site near Twyford to facilitate the groups rapid growth

2015

Group operations open on the east and west coasts of the USA

2018

Oakley complete the sale of the engineering & consumables business to allow 100% focus of resources on supporting our clients with capital project delivery.

2020

Mark hands down ownership and control of the Oakley division to his 4 sons – Ben, Vern, Jerry & Richard who continue to grow the business and cement Oakley’s reputation in the industry.

2021

Oakley achieves over 100% growth year on year, due to establishing strong relationships and delivering high standards of workmanship and client satisfaction.

Company Culture

Design, engineer, deliver isn’t just the simple methodology of what we do, it’s also at the core of how we think and how we behave. Because at oakley we believe that how we do anything is how we do everything.

That means everyone who works with us and for us is committed to making sure every individual element of your project that we create and manage is designed to be right first time.

Our approach to the way we handle the projects entrusted to us by you is deliberately engineered to be creative, agile, solutions-focused and driven by innovative thinking.

And because we believe that every decision and action we take carries an unconditional responsibility to always act in your best interests, we’re committed to making sure we deliver on budget, on time, every time.