Ward & Co - established 1995Luis Thompson

Luis Thompson

Career Background

• Started in boatbuilding. Apprenticeship in wooden boat construction.

• Boat building and restoration for 4 years.

• Moved into other areas of wood based trades.

• Studied furniture design.

• 1 year teaching carpentry and building schools in Zimbabwe.

• Carpenter and site manager for small building company, conservation and ecological building.

• Carpenter and Building Site Manager for Ward and Co.

Rewarding Projects in Recent Times

• Chearsley, Manor Farm. Barn conversion and new build extension.

• Edlesborough Church. Extensive repairs to chancel roof and stonework repairs.

• Nether Winchendon Church. Extensive repairs of floors and pews.

• Chalgrove Church. New bell ringing chamber and facilities built in tower.

• Haddenham Church End. Complete renovation of witchert cottage and new extension.

• Greys Court. Internal repairs, extensive works to modernise services.

Luis Thompson
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• Degree in furniture design and construction

• Diploma in boatbuilding

• NVQ3 Carpentry