Our Recent Projects
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
One of our ridge repair and re-wiring jobs in Bedfordshire. Start to the finish product, the main part of the roof was installed 35 years ago and the new ridge will last about 15 years. This job takes around 7 to 8 days to complete on an average property.
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.
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"
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