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Armstrong Master Thatchers

Established in 1961, Bob Armstrong Master Thatchers have established a reputation for quality workmanship of all types of thatched roofs that is second to none.

Thatched roofs created with such care and attention will last a good 25 years compared to some lesser quality thatched roofs which may only last 15 years. The difference is the quality of materials used, together with the preparation and groundwork to make sure that the base coat of the roof is sound for the fixing of the new thatch.

Bob Armstrong Master Thatchers are specialists in wheat and water reed thatching and carry out quality craftsmanship thatching cottages, houses, stables, outhouses etc. within a 30 mile radius of Downton, Salisbury, covering parts of Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset. Please contact us for both full roof thatching and thatched roof repairs, surveys or reports. We offer competitive quotes with no VAT to pay.

NEWS: Bob Armstrong is proud to announce that he was recently awarded the David Stewart Lifetime Achievement Award in the Telegraph / Balvenie Masters of Crafts Awards 2012 ... more

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This Master Thatcher is available in Wiltshire
within a 30 mile radius of Salisbury including:

Amesbury, Larkhill, Idmiston, Fordingbridge, Downton, Warminster. Westbury, Wilton, Shaftsbury, Mere, Blandford, Verwood, Ringwood, Romsey, Stockbridge, Andover, Ludgershall, Totton, Shrewton, Pewsey, Devizes, Sturminster Newton, Stalbridge, Gillingham, Wincanton, Redlynch, Hale, Alderbury, Whiteparish, Odstock, Teffont, Bowerchalke, Nomansland, Landford, West Wellow, Durringon, Brook, Cadnam.




Full Wheat Reed Thatching
Water Reed Thatching
Thatched Cottages/Houses
Summerhouses & Outhouses
Thatched Gazebos
Tiling / Slating & Leadwork
Ridging and Thatch Repairs
Thatched Roof Surveys
Mortgage & Insurance Reports
Fire Safety Advice


Old thatched roof removed where necessary
Timbers inspected and repaired
Wall plates checked & repaired/replaced
Exposed brickwork inspected & repaired
Roof thatched with high quality materials
Block ridge applied as standard
Chimney pointing inspected & repaired
Lead flashings applied
Wire netting fitted