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Master Thatchers in Oxfordshire – Olde England Roofs

Olde England Roofs is a well-established company, which delivers high quality, expert thatching services, in Oxfordshire and surrounding counties. The company is run by Michael Powell and you can be assured that you will receive a friendly, professional approach, to any project from him and his team. Olde England Roofs ensures that their thatching approach reflects the style of the individual thatched building and cultural heritage of each property, whether it is a historic building or newly built. We offer honest, expert advice for all your thatching needs. Contact us to arrange your free inspection and consultation today.

“From start to finish Mike and his colleagues have been an absolute pleasure to have around. He has been polite, punctual, and incredibly hard-working. He has also been flexible and has adapted to our requirements. Most importantly, the quality of his workmanship is nothing short of outstanding. He clearly loves his craft, and excels at it. Nothing is too much trouble, and he always seeks to do his absolute best to get the perfect results. My wife and I couldn’t be more delighted with our newly thatched roof, and we wouldn’t hesitate to use Mike again or to recommended him to others. Thanks again for doing such a great job. See you soon”.

Andrew LangDuns Tew

Types of Thatch

Wheat Reed

Wheat reed is known as combed wheat reed or wheat straw. Before the reed gets to….

Water Reed

Water reed, commonly known as Norfolk reed is grown in reed beds around rivers…

Long Straw

Unlike wheat or water reed, Long straw will have a more rustic look because the reed is applied with…

Recent Thatching Work

Re-ridging, water reed property.

Priors Marston

This was a beautiful cottage to work on, with some lovely features. We replaced the old ridge with a new ornamental block ridge, cut to the customers chosen pattern of alternating sized scallops. We also patched areas of the coat work to maintain the longevity of the thatch. The porch ridge was also replaced in the same style.

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