Portfolio Category: Leicestershire

Live at Work on a Thatching Job (VIDEO)

We thought we would share some videos on here to show you footage of us at work. This one was taken a while back showing us clipping and trimming back some straw on re-thatch. Think of it as chopping the ears off.
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Thatched in Ready For Ridging

Things Are Getting Busy at Heart of England! Ending the week positively. One job thatched in ready for ridging next week. Another job finally sees the completion of fire-boarding and battening following many delays waiting for timber work. Take a look at progress in the photos we took below: [aigpl-gallery-slider id="1899"]
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The Final Straw in Sapcote

The Final Straw: Re-thatch & Chimney Pots April has been a busy month for our Master Thatchers and we are pleased to have just finished this straw job in Sapcote, Leicestershire. The roof was re-thatched along with new chimney pots fitted to give that final polished look to the building. Fantastic customers to work for…
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A Blast From The Past at Houghton on the Hill

Large Ridge Thatch This large ridge which we are currently working on at Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, is certainly a blast from the past for us. Owner of Heart of England Master Thatchers, Paul, worked as an apprentice on this very roof years ago. It was actually the second roof that he had ever…
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