Thatching Styles

Re-ridging Dilemmas for Thatched Roof Owners

All UK thatch owners have to reconcile themselves with the fact that every 10 -15 years they will need to spend money on a new ridge. For those that have had a complete new thatch previously and have witnessed the steady deterioration of their roof, this is a day they […]

Conservation and Thatching

In the summer of 1980 a tall scrawny graduate with no real experience of hard physical work or what thatching entailed sat down at The Thatchers Rest in Kings Ripton, Cambridgeshire – the home of Malcolm Dodson of Dodson  Brother’s Thatchers, to discuss the possibility of entering the thatching trade […]