Born in 1963, James Thomson studied Arboriculture and Horticulture at Merrist Wood Agricultural College iin Surrey. He has worked in the landscape industry ever since, initially in Australia as an arborist, moving on to Tilhill to work as Contracts Manager and Estimator before taking a job with Comtec Hydroseeding as Works Manager.
In 1994, he established CDTS in the North West in partnership with Iain Christison in Cambridge. During the last eighteen years, he has expanded the North West branch of CDTS, carrying out a wide range of projects in and around the Midlands, North West of England, Wales, and Scotland. The company’s development has enabled James and Iain to take on some very large contracts. However, the ethos of the business has always been to ensure that the quality of the service remains personal and to a high standard.