Who We Are
John Thomson BA MRICS
John established Thomson & Partners LLP in April 2012 after nearly 29 years with the Cirencester practice of Moore Allen & Innocent, 22 years as a partner. He qualified as Chartered Surveyor in 1986 following a degree in Geography at London University and a post graduate diploma from the Royal Agricultural College.
John is experienced in all aspects of commercial property and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the commercial property sector in Cirencester and the surrounding towns. He takes particular responsibility for the practice’s professional work, ranging from landlord & tenant to valuation and estate and property management, planning together with general development and marketing.
In his spare time, John is a keen follower of Jumps Racing and a dedicated family man.
Luke Sparkes BSc (Hons) MRICS
Luke started his surveying career in the property department of Cotswold District Council following a degree in Geography from Gloucestershire University and a post graduate diploma from The College of Estate Management in Reading. He joined John Thomson in 2007 and takes responsibility for the lettings and sales aspects of the practice.
A countryman, in his spare time, when not working his black lab, Luke is a keen shot and game and coarse fisherman.
Mary Forrest BA (Hons)
After graduating from Exeter University Mary spent many years living and working abroad and now, along with her two children and dog, she has made Cirencester her home. Formerly a Teacher, Mary joined Thomson and Partners in 2015 and is responsible for the day to day running of the office as well as general support for the Partners.
In her spare time Mary enjoys walks with her dog, bike riding with the family and painting.
Rachel supports the Partnership in all aspects of administration with an attention to detail, second to none.
In her quieter moments, Rachel enjoys choral music, the theatre and long walks in the Cotswold hills.