Alan Ferrari, Master Thatcher based on the Somerset ~ Devon border, creating beautiful thatch roofs in Somerset, Devon, Hampshire, Sussex, Surrey and Kent
Being a well established business for 25 years, providing an efficient, reliable and professional service at competitive prices, offering a nationwide service from listed properties to new builds. We are able to adapt to regional styles where we work and cooperate with local conservation officers. Smaller commissions included thatching of tree houses, sun rooms and garden follies.
We carry out complete thatch, re-ridging of existing thatch, thatching repairs, chimney re-build and pointing, roof timber work and insurance work. Working with Combed Wheat Reed and Water Reed with handmade spars and gads. Locally sourced materials are used whenever possible. Qualified skilled craftsmen such as carpenters, joiners, cob wall builders can be arranged as part of our complete service. Scaffolding is carefully supervised to protect climbing plants, threading the poles through where necessary and ensuring ladders do not crush flower beds.