Welcome To
Churton Master Thatchers

Welcome To
Churton Master Thatchers

Welcome To
Churton Master Thatchers

Welcome To
Churton Master Thatchers

We are AWARD-WINNING MASTER THATCHERS based in Cambridgeshire, with over 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE. We are able to offer a FULLY COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE  to the customer on all types of thatched properties

Graham Churton is a fully qualified Thatcher with over 30 years experience. He is a winner of the “Prince of Wales Award” and has been involved in four of the “Best Thatched House Awards”

Graham has worked on prestigious buildings such as “Enid Blyton’s Cottage”, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage at Kew Gardens, National Trust and English Heritage properties and has been Highly Commended by the National Society of Master Thatchers for his workmanship.

• Expert Thatching Advice

• Repairs and Maintenance
• New Thatch Builds and Restorations
• Listed Building Specialists
• All Carpentry Work Undertaken
• Free Estimates and Surveys

Master Thatchers

With over 30 years experience we are able to offer a fully comprehensive service to the customer on all types of thatched properties.

We Specialise In

Expert Thatching Advice, Repairs and Maintenance, New Thatch Builds, Restorations, Listed Buildings with Free Estimates and Surveys.

Our Guarantee

We offer a 5 Year Guarantee on all Re-Ridging and all other aspects of Re-Thatching work offering peace of mind for all our customers.

Areas We Cover

We cover Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. Other areas are also considered so please contact us to discuss.

What People Say

Angela and I would like to thank you both for the hard work and excellent job you did here at “Bell Cottage”. We are very pleased with the end result and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you.

Angela and Philip

We are very happy with the new ridge and extremely impressed with the professionalism and skill of Graham’s team. They worked hard and showed great care for our property and garden. They exceeded our expectations and made the whole experience much easier than we expected.

Mr & Mrs Thompson

Dear Graham, Our thanks to you and not forgetting Sam for the lovely job you have done on our home – a proud advert for your work! With our thanks and best wishes.

James & Ann 

Many thanks for your expert workmanship in the re-thatching of our cottage, we are overwhelmed by the tourist interest Graham and co created, a class act for us to live up to.

Mr Darling

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again for doing such a splendid job on our cottages and to let you know that we appreciate your efforts and skills. We have received many compliments from people passing by and the neighbours regarding the roof.

Mr & Mrs Pinner

Dear Graham and Team. Thank you soooooo much for such a lovely job. Also, the little dog is great!

Inky & Sandra

Hi Graham, I just wanted to Thank you for the very professional and helpful service you gave us. I was absolutely delighted with the result and the way you and your team worked. I would not hesitate to recommend you in the future and wish you well with your business.

Kevin & Anita Morone

Thank you so much for all the hard work, we are so pleased with results and we hope you also managed to secure some passing trade!

Gary Fox & Paula Ward

Thank you very much for doing such a lovely job on my roof.


Many thanks for your effective and speedy service.

Mrs Mathews at Manningtree

“Thank you to you, Sam, Tommy and Oliver for the wonderful job you’ve done in Re-Thatching “Wood Cottage”. The way you and the Team work is very impressive and I have enjoyed your company! I shall miss being woken by “thump-thump-thump” on the roof! All the best.


"Many thanks, we are both delighted with the work and would also like to say how impressed we were with your team, they are a credit to you"

Mr & Mrs Read

Our Recent Projects

New Build Thatching Brampton

New Build Thatching Brampton

Plots 13 and 14 are new builds completed in March 2020 and are thatched in Water Reed. The thatching of new builds is not as rare as people think. We normally thatch around 2 new builds a year. This is good for the craft and is always a pleasure to do, as there is no...

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Suffolk Rethatching with Long Straw

Suffolk Rethatching with Long Straw

In this Suffolk job we stripped off a layer at the front of the property, before Re-thatching it in 16 to 18 inches of Long Straw. The back of the property was in a good condition so we were able to repair this, allowing us to keep the cost down for the owner.

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Trumpington Fireproofing & Rethatch

Trumpington Fireproofing & Rethatch

Here at this property in Trumpington we completely stripped off the old roof down to the rafters and then sprayed them for Dry Rot and Wood Worm. We then installed PU28 Fireproofing on top of the rafters. The property was then Re-thatched in 14 - 15 inches of Water...

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