This roof was completed over the summer of 2013. We stripped the old thatch down to the roof timbers and after removing the battens fitted fire boards. The reed came from Austria, the straw from Yorkshire and altogether 6 employees of Master Thatchers worked at some stage on the roof […]
Here’s a cat chasing a mouse on a roof we have just finished re-thatching near Preston in Lancashire. As with all these straw animals it is always the customer who decides if they want anything on their roofs and we then give them the details of the people that make […]
On April 1st about 50% of the roof of The White Lion at Barthomley in Cheshire was destroyed by fire – caused it is thought by a spark or heat passing through the chimney below the thatch line. On July 23rd the pub re-opened after extensive repairs. Master Thatchers had previously […]
Here are some photos of a roof we did in Leicestershire and completed in September 2007; both the coat-work and ridge are in good order.
Unusual photo angle of Thatch detail on a 700Sq metre roof in Scotland which we stripped and re-thatched. We also renewed the lead to the chimneys and painted the chimneys without having to sub-contract this work out to other trades.
The clients on this barn conversion re-ridge that we did wanted to keep with the straight cut ridge thatch of the original. Sometimes these straight cut ridges can be more suited to these types of buildings.