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Space Management

Jim Atkinson

Jim Atkinson - Space / IT Manager
Jim is responsible for managing space in the University, including maintaining accurate space records and using these to produce estate management statistics and analysis. He is involved with the use of space by schools and when appropriate undertakes projects to improve this, including acquisitions, refurbishments and relocations. Jim manages IT systems in Estates, particularly the maintenance job management system, the ‘Hotline’, which is currently being replaced with a highly efficient and modern system. Jim represents Estates in accessibility matters and, working with disabled stakeholders, undertakes projects to improve the physical accessibility of the estate.


Richard Frayling - Senior CAD Operator
Richard co-ordinates & manages CAD work within the CAD office.  He is responsible for improving the accuracy & the coverage of the Space Records CAD library & provides CAD support to Campus Developments and Campus Operations.  In addition, he provides drawings & related information to various members of staff throughout Cardiff University.  Richard has over 12 years CAD experience & prior to employment with Cardiff University, he worked in design within the manufacturing industry.  Richard has also worked in private practice on residential & commercial projects.