Directory of UK Thatchers and Thatching Resources
Everything to do with the ancient and contemporary craft of thatching.
Other thatching information on Britain Express: an interview with a thatcher - an article on the craft of thatching and its role in British architecture
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Ben Thomas Master Thatcher
Ben Thomas Thatching Services. Master Thatcher & member of the National Society of Master thatchers. High quality, profesional thatching in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire & Herefordshire. Contact for free and friendly advice. Available for demonstrations at country fairs and similar events.
Bond Lovis Thatched Property Insurance
Bond Lovis are specialists in thatched property insurance in the UK. By their very nature, thatched homes can be difficult to insure as they are considered "high-risk". A specialist such as Bond Lovis, however, will be able to tailor a policy suited to your thatched home requirements.
BuildingConservation.com offers directories of thatching organisations and services. It's a good starting point for your thatching research.
Suppliers of thatching materials and accessories to thatchers, builders and developers and to homeowners throughout the British Isles and Worldwide. Wheat and water reed. Located in Otterford, near Chard, Somerset
Long Straw Thatching
Brian Mizon, thatching specialist. The Mizon Family have been thatching in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex for a number of generations.
Premier Master Thatchers
Traditional thatching services in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire. Thatching in all materials with free quotations provided. All types of repairs carried out from maintenance to full re-thatching, re-ridging and new work.
Strawmaster Thatchers Northampton
Straw Master has developed a method of thatching that gives aesthetic character and long lasting thatch. In some instances water reed is still in good condition after seventy years, although rare, it is quite normal for a reed roof to last over fifty years.
Thatch Advice Centre
Free resource for all things thatch including free downloads on relevant topics eg fire safety. Run by thatchers and thatched home owners for nearly 10 years it offers access to an up date advisory service covering all things thatch from architects to thatchers, builders and fire retardant products. Inspections provided and insurance advice
Straw Master has developed a method of roof thatching that gives aesthetic character and long lasting thatch. In some instances water reed is still in good condition after seventy years, although rare, it is quite normal for a reed roof to last over fifty years.
Yorkstraw are growers of quality long straw and combed wheat reed for thatching, harvested by traditional methods.
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