Meet the Team
Peter has been in the Fruit and Veg industry since the age of 15 when he started off as a young enthusiastic greengrocer alongside his Father Jimmy Thomas.
He soon discovered there was great opportunity to pursue his life long ambition by setting up his own wholesale Catering business supplying to high class Restaurants, Gentleman’s Clubs, Hotels, Private hospitals and Schools.
Peter then expanded his business in year 2000 by taking over R.A.Prescotts which has a history dating back over 150 years.
Through Peters sheer dedication, hard work and passion Prescott-Thomas has grown to the company it is today with over 100 employees and 40 vehicles.
Peter said his “secrets of his success are providing a first class service to customers, supplying top quality produce and going that extra mile for our customers with help of our committed staff and Management Team.”
Peter often reminisces back to the fond memories of delivering Potatoes to Fish & Chip Shops throughout London with his beloved father and thinks how far he has come.
Peter is proud to see that the love of the business has continued through the family with his three children all being part of the business and showing the passion he always had as a young entrepreneur.
Craig Started in the Greengrocer business 40 years ago, he owned shops in Essex and ran a successful catering business for 15 years where his top client was Tesco’s.
Craig joined Prescott-Thomas in 2003 and joined the Management Team in 2004. Craig enjoys the forever changing stock analysing of the business and the challenge of sourcing and purchasing the finest fruits from around the world.
Seasonal changes and meeting customer’s demands are the great challenges of the job.
Craig hobbies include Golf with which he is a keen player with a super draw, football and of course food.
Tom started in the business 40 years ago in Fulham, West London; he can still remember fond memories of Ogen Melon making £3 on a Saturday.
Tom diverged into Driver and Delivery co-ordinator and was a formidable driver trainer for the South East of England.
Tom joined the Prescott-Thomas Group in 2001 and has not looked back since, he has been a key player at Prescott-Thomas and had various roles and responsibilities throughout the company, he is a longstanding and loyal member of the management team. He currently works alongside Craig as part of our Procurement Team.
Tommy’s hobbies include football, fishing and Cooking, his greatest memory in life was the day he married Karen, having just past their 32nd wedding anniversary.
Kim joined R.A. Prescott ltd in 1998 as a credit controller having worked for 9 years for a large national pharmaceutical company.
Kim worked in various departments while there including in all aspects in administration, customer service, accounts and IT.
Peter Thomas bought out R.A. Prescott’s in June 2000 and renamed it Prescott-Thomas ltd. Kim stayed with the company bringing in new ideas with her and after 3 years with Prescott Thomas ltd Kim progressed to office manager and overseeing huge changes that has kept us in competition with other suppliers.
Kim is passionate about all Prescott Thomas customers and customer care that all her staff are trained to a high level in all aspects of customer care and order taking.
In her free time Kim reads and likes to visit historical towns and cities.
Lorraine has worked for Prescott-Thomas since September 1993 starting as Telesales, then onto Purchasing. Lorraine has been in the Market industry for 32 years, starting work in the Old Spitalfields Market in Liverpool Street.
She has shown commitment and dedication to the company through the years and helped towards the success we have had today.
Lorraine’s Hobbies are going to the theatre an eating in nice Restaurants.
Vikki has had 15 years experience in Customer care, as Sales Manager in the world famous Department store Selfridges London and as a Sales Representative for various companies over the years.
Vikki joined her Dad at Prescott-Thomas as part of the Telesales Team back in 2007 and then went on to work as Credit Controller.
Her enthusiasm and passion for the company soon lead her into the customer relations area, Vikki now looks after our customers making sure their demands are met, and giving the best possible care we can.
Vikki said “we supply a first class service to our customers, delivering top quality produce and going that extra mile to ensure our customers are happy.”
Vikki enjoys visiting customers, keeping up with what is current in the market and helping with customer queries.
Vikki’s hobbies are going to the Gym, eating at nice restaurants and cooking.
We will be adding more staff to this page over the coming weeks!