Master Thatchers in Sussex


Looking for a skilled Master Thatcher to maintain your thatched roof in Sussex or surrounding areas? Look no further than Simply Thatch. Our team of proficient thatchers has extensive experience in working with various types of thatching materials and can handle any project, from routine maintenance to a complete roof replacement.

Contact one of our Master Thatchers today to assess your needs and receive a competitive quote. You can trust Simply Thatch to secure your thatched roof and have confidence in our commitment to delivering exceptional results.

Thatching Services in Sussex

Straw Roof Thatching

For a reliable team to handle your property’s thatched roof, look no further than Simply Thatch. Our team boasts extensive experience with long straw thatching and can expertly manage any project, whether it’s routine maintenance or a complete roof installation. If you reside in Sussex or nearby areas, reach out to us today for a comprehensive evaluation and a competitive quote.
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Reed Roof Thatching

When it comes to reed thatching services in Sussex, you can count on our team’s proficiency. Reed thatching is a popular form of thatched roofing that demands significant expertise, which our team has acquired over many years of experience. Our services cover a broad spectrum of needs, including maintenance, ridging, and replacement, all geared towards delivering exceptional outcomes for your reed thatching project. 

Thatch Roof Maintenance


Ensuring the long-lasting durability of your thatched roof requires regular maintenance. Our team of experts is here to assist you with all your maintenance needs, including re-ridging and repairing general wear and tear.

We provide thorough maintenance services that keep your roof in prime condition, delivering competitive quotes and completing the job with precision and efficiency.

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Historic Building Restoration

Preserving the historical integrity of a property is paramount, and at Simply Thatch, we understand this significance. That’s why we are dedicated to historical restoration efforts. Our team of experts specialises in working with grade I, II, or II* listed buildings and possesses a deep understanding of the regulations that must be adhered to for such projects.

About Simply Thatch

As a family-owned enterprise with more than two decades of experience providing comprehensive thatching services across Sussex, Surrey, and the UK. 

Simply Thatch is committed to delivering outstanding thatching services through a team of proficient Master Thatchers.

Our priority is to handle each job with proficiency and professionalism, minimising the inconvenience of roof repairs. With Simply Thatch, you can trust that your thatched roof is in capable hands.

Why Choose Simply Thatch?

At Simply Thatch, we provide a fully managed service, from consultation to completion, ensuring that the job is done with professionalism and expertise.

Our Master Thatchers can handle any project, from re-ridging and repairing general wear and tear to installing a brand-new thatched roof for your property.

We strive to make the process as stress-free as possible and are always happy to answer any questions you may have.

To request a quotation for our services, simply complete our online form, and we will be in touch to discuss your specific requirements.

You can also view samples of our work and read reviews from satisfied customers on our website.

Choose Simply Thatch for exceptional thatching services in Sussex and beyond.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much to insure a thatched cottage?
    Thatched roofs may increase insurance costs due to their fire hazard potential. Nevertheless, regular maintenance and re-ridging can decrease the risk of damage and fire, leading to lower insurance costs. However, insurance premiums may still be impacted by various factors, including the location and thatching type. To reduce the risk of damage and potential insurance claims, it's wise to consult with a qualified thatching expert for maintenance and repair guidance. In addition, a thatching expert can suggest suitable fire-retardant treatments and other measures to further minimise fire risk. Taking proactive steps and seeking professional advice can help protect thatched roofs and potentially lower insurance costs for property owners.
    How long does a thatched roof last?

    The lifespan of thatched roofs can vary from 15 to 40 years, based on the materials used and upkeep. For maximum longevity, regular maintenance and re-ridging are essential. Failing to maintain the roof can result in early wear and tear, which can lead to higher expenses and inconvenience in the future. To avoid such issues, it's important to seek the services of a professional thatching service like Simply Thatch for routine inspections and upkeep. By doing so, potential damages can be minimised, and the frequency of insurance claims can be reduced, resulting in long-term cost savings.

    How much does a thatched roof cost?

    The cost of installing a thatched roof can vary depending on factors such as property size and the type of thatch material used, with water reed being more expensive than straw. A complete installation can cost up to £30,000. However, regular maintenance is crucial for extending the roof's lifespan and avoiding costly repairs or replacements. Neglecting maintenance can lead to premature wear and tear, resulting in unexpected expenses.

    The cost of maintenance depends on the extent of repairs needed, so it's advisable to consult a master thatcher for an accurate estimate. Investing in routine maintenance can prevent unforeseen expenses and ensure the roof's longevity.

    How long does it take to thatch a roof?
    Thatching a roof is a meticulous process that can take several weeks, especially for larger projects. However, weather conditions can impact the timeline, and it's crucial to schedule the installation during the summer months for more predictable weather, minimising potential disruptions. Heavy rain, snow, or high winds should also be considered as they can cause significant delays or halt the thatching process. Working with a reputable and experienced thatching company, such as Simply Thatch, is essential for managing the process and ensuring timely completion. They can provide regular updates and communicate potential delays due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather conditions. With their expertise, they can minimise disruptions and ensure the thatched roof is installed to the highest standards while leaving the surrounding environment clean and tidy.