Think Thorne

We design, manage and build all aspects of your working environment. If you’re considering a move to new offices or simply need furniture, Think Thorne and we'll start thinking too.

How we think

We listen to your people

People are at the heart of every business and at the centre of our process. We listen to you, we talk to your staff, we analyse the space and discuss your project with our team. When we’re happy we’ve thought the details through, we recommend.

We’re adaptable

We work with a great mix of different-sized businesses – start-ups to established companies, colleges, schools and charities. We’re happy to work on any scale of project, from furniture to fit-out; as you grow we’ll be there to help.

We’re problem solvers

All projects present challenges: restricted space, time constraints, fixed budgets… We apply years of knowledge and expertise to offer carefully crafted solutions that support your broader plans.

We work within budgets

Budget counts. Whatever your project, we understand that budget will be at the top of your list. We have a transparent approach to achieving the best value; one of the main reasons our clients choose to work with us again and again.

We go the extra mile

We thrive on seeing a job well done. We do whatever it takes to deliver thoughtful and practical solutions with the minimum of fuss. It’s as simple as that. And we love what we do because, for us, it’s personal.

Our story

Just as our clients have expanded and developed over the years, so have we. Working from our offices on the leafy fringes of Cambridge, we’ve been known locally as Thorne Office Interiors since 2000. And today, we’ve given our name even more focus with a simple statement: ‘Think Thorne’.

Our clients have always praised the amount of thought we put into their projects and this has inspired us to create a clarion call to any businesses that need our help.

Andrew Thorne, our MD, maintains close involvement and control throughout each project, working with our Design Director, Lisa, and our brilliant team of trusted suppliers to deliver the best value and the highest standards.

Our Services

    Design and Planning
  • Interior Design
  • Space Planning
  • Local Authority Approvals
  • Specification and Procurement
    Construction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceilings
  • Lighting
  • Partitioning
  • Power and Data
  • Kitchens
  • Washrooms
  • Project Management
    Interiors and Furniture
  • Acoustics
  • Flooring
  • Window Blinds
  • Audio Visual
  • Storage
  • Modular Furniture
  • Desking
  • Tables
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Receptions
  • Break-Out Furniture
  • Office Chairs

How we measure up

“Andrew Thorne has provided us with a complete range of building services over the last 8 years. He offers good advice and ideas, he manages the projects effectively and delivers work of a very high standard. Nothing we ask for is too much trouble and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Thorne to others.” Michael Denson
Facilities Manager
Computerlinks

“Andrew Thorne has worked with Facilities at CDT for over a decade and has always been responsive to our requirements and creative in his design suggestions. He provides excellent customer service going out of his way to help when he can.” Dr Su’ Thompson MBIFM
Facilities, Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Cambridge Display Technology Ltd

“DisplayLink (UK) Limited has used the services of Thorne over the past 4 years and has been delighted by the excellent service provided. From initial consultancy, design and space planning through timely delivery of interior partitioning, ergonomic furniture, air conditioning, showers and interactive whiteboards, Andrew has been a highly knowledgeable and reliable service supplier. Andrew goes out of his way to offer an additional level of personal service and I would not hesitate in recommending Thorne to anyone who is looking for a professional and cost effective solution.” Angela Porter
Office & Facilities Manager
DisplayLink (UK) Limited

“The Department of Veterinary Medicine have used the services of Thorne for several years, and in that time we have received many varied requests for furniture. The service provided has always been superb, from quality reception seating to the more standard office desking, the company offers a wide variety of manufacturers, to provide help with those difficult choices. Following on from the procurement, support with obtaining repairs to furniture is an important part of any contract, and is always completed in a timely manner” Paul Grainge
Facilities Manager
University of Cambridge
Department of Veterinary Medicine

“I’ve known and worked with Andrew for over 12 years and have always been able to rely on him to respond quickly and effectively to my requirements. His creative approach to problem solving and his detailed knowledge of office interiors and furniture mean that he and his team always deliver projects efficiently and with the minimum of disruption to staff. It’s a pleasure to recommend Thorne to other businesses.” David Lupson
Director
CAM-SCI

“Plastic Logic has worked with Andrew since we moved to the Science Park in 2001. When we reconfigured our open-plan offices recently, he suggested some innovative acoustics and furniture solutions which have been really successful. I can’t fault his professionalism and the personal level of service he and his team provide.” Sue Eames
HR Director & Cambridge Site Lead
Plastic Logic Ltd

“We’ve worked with the team at Thorne for several years and they’ve always given us great service. We recently needed to house a number of start-up businesses in the same space but we weren’t able to change the existing lighting or ventilation. Their answer was to provide free-standing cellular offices inside the walls of the building. These can be taken down and re-arranged which gives us real flexibility as landlords and helps our tenants to grow easily with the minimum of cost. Thorne offer us really good advice, creative solutions and great results, all within our budget. We’re always happy to recommend them.” The Facilities Team
Liverpool Science Park

“Andrew provided efficient, cost-effective furniture solutions for Heptares Therapeutics during our continued expansion within the BioPark building. His assistance with the design and planning has allowed us to make the best use of our offices and given us the flexibility we need. He and his team are helpful, professional and completely reliable and I am happy to recommend his company’s services.” Suzanne Lovell
Facilities Manager
Heptares Therapeutics

“Thorne helped us to improve the acoustics in our village hall which has benefitted the whole community. In spite of one or two challenges with limitations in the building, Andrew and his team worked hard to deliver the best solution and we are delighted with the results. A job well done.” Richard Dean
Chairman
Waterbeach Brass

We are here

Thorne House
45 The Footpath
Coton
Cambridge
CB23 7PX

T 01954 213140 team@thinkthorne.co.uk

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