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...
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.
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...
Combed Wheat Reed Royston

Combed Wheat Reed Royston

This is a job where it was required to remove 1 old layer of materials off the roof. We then Re-thatched the property in 15 – 16 inches of Combed Wheat Reed and finished this off with a Straight Cut Ridge.
Orchard Cottage Ardley

Orchard Cottage Ardley

One of are recent long straw jobs at Ardeley. Photos show removing of a layer of old straw in preparation to install the new straw and some photos of the eve line being set up and then the main coat work in progress.