Roof Thatchers in Essex


We’re a family run company of master roof thatchers in Essex and the surrounding areas.

With over seventeen years of experience in roof thatching and repairs, our customers can rest assured that we provide only the best service. Our bespoke thatching service includes advice, patching, repairs, new ridges, extensive restorations and complete re-thatching.

Roof Thatching Services Offered in Essex

Straw Roof Thatching

We offer a complete straw roof thatching service in Essex. As well as being attractive and enduringly popular, straw roofs are a natural and sustainable material.

Our team can handle any repair, re-ridging, or complete straw roof re-thatch that needs to be done, so don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

Roof Thatchers

Reed Roof Thatching

We offer a complete reed roof thatching service in Essex. As well as being sustainable and waterproof, reed roof thatching offers a rustic appearance to a building.


Thatch Roof Maintenance

No matter how well-thatched a roof is, it will always require thatch roof maintenance after a while. We recommend re-ridging your roof every 15 years.

Thatch Maintenance

Historic Building Restoration

Looking to renovate the thatched roof on your Grade 1, II or II* listed building? Historic building restoration is about more than preserving a structure. We offer thatching services for all levels of listed building restorations. Get in touch for more information.

About Simply Thatch

We’re a family run company, made up of several generations of roof thatchers in Essex and beyond. We provide first class thatching services to thatched roofs across Essex and counties throughout the South East. Our combined expertise and experience means that you can expect a first-class service with unparalleled insight.

Looking for a thatched roof repair or restoration in Essex? Look no further than Simply Thatch Ltd. We’re a family-run team of master thatchers with over 17 years of experience, we combine masterful craftsmanship with a friendly, dependable and bespoke service. Our expertise, insight and skill ensures that we’ll repair or restore your thatched roof to the highest possible standard.

Why Choose Simply Thatch?

Our Experts are always on hand to advise and provide quotations.
Restorations and repairs on thatched roofs are a worthwhile investment. Although the initial thatching may be expensive, a well-thatched roof offers long term savings by providing insulation and ventilation for years at time.

This is why it is crucial to choose knowledgeable roof thatchers in Essex with proven expertise. Our skilled team have the experience to provide thatches of the only the very best quality. Get in touch for a quote today.

Just fill in the form and we’ll be in touch to arrange a time to quote for the thatching that you need done.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much to insure a thatched cottage?

    Getting insurance for your thatched roof, regardless of wat type of thatched roof it is, can be a costly exercise. That’s why it’s important you get a Master Thatcher to provide an expert view of your thatched roof so that you know the price is fair.

    How long does a thatched roof last?

    With an average lifespan of 15-40 years a thatched roof can be a great way to add a touch of class to a property. However it’s important to remember that regular maintenance will be needed or you’ll end up replacing your thatched roof much sooner than you otherwise would.

    How much does a thatched roof cost?

    Costs for an average thatched roof can vary depending on the size and complexity of the job. That’s why it’s essential you work with a trusted and experience Thatcher can provide you evidence of the work they do.

    How long does it take to thatch a roof?

    A team of two thatchers should be able to complete most thatching jobs within a 3 or 4 week period. However,  factors like the size of the project and the weather disrupting the work can drag out the timeframe considerably.