The Thatch & Thatching of The EAMTA, The East
Anglia Master Thatchers Association, covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex &
The East Anglia Master Thatchers Association is made up of member thatchers from
Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex & Hertfordshire.
For the history & objectives of
the association, please click on Origins & Aims.
For a list of Norfolk thatchers, Suffolk thatchers, Essex thatchers &
Hertfordshire thatchers, please click on Members.
To apply for membership, please click on Members.
For information on the main thatching materials - long straw, water reed (or
Norfolk reed), combed wheat reed & sedge, please click on Materials.
Thatched cottage, thatched house & thatched property owners will find
information on thatch & thatching repairs, to their roof, by clicking on Maintenance.
Roofing Standards & Thatching specifications for new thatching work &
rethatching in Long Straw, Water Reed (or Norfolk Reed) or Combed Wheat Reed
can be found by clicking on Specifications.
A project to review the National Occupational Standards for Thatching is being
led by CITB-ConstructionSkills on behalf of all Thatcher’s in the United
Kingdom. The project is to review the technical content of the National
Occupational Standards in order to ensure qualifications derived from these
standards match current activities. National Occupational Standards are
statements of competence, they depict the minimum skills and knowledge required
to be a competent Thatcher. For further information or to contribute to
this project please follow this link.
Fires - Information - Click here for above
required -'Donation of redundant wood burner stove(s) needed for test frame,
please contact Stephen Letch on 01379 852335, can collect! '