Traditional thatching services across Essex

Martin Potter is the fifth generation of thatchers in his family.

For hundreds of years we have been providing traditional thatching work in Sible Hedingham and the surrounding areas of Essex. Using the finest materials we are available for all types of thatching work.  Maybe you want to restore a cottage roof from the 1500's or put a new thatched roof on a modern barn?

We complete our thatching work with a variety of materials including long straw, water reed and combed wheat reed. As part of our service we can also offer mortgage and insurance reports. We are members of The East Anglia Master Thatchers Association which was formed in 1949. We really do provide an excellent service, so why not call us today? We offer a flexible service to suit our clients, and are always on hand if you need any advice over which material to choose. With such a long association with thatching you can rest assured that a roof thatched by us will be completed expertly and to your complete satisfaction.

Why should you choose Martin Potter?

  • Long straw
  • Water and wheat reed thatching
  • Traditional craftsmanship
  • Complete and partial thatching
  • Ridging and thatching repairs
  • All types of buildings
  • Houses, cottages, barns and summer houses

The advantages of a thatched roof include:

  • Excellent insulation
  • Cool in summer and warm in winter
  • Helps energy conservation and reduces fuel costs
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Natural materials help prolong its natural life and maintain the appearance

All our work is completed to your satisfaction. Please call us on 01787 460 009

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