Craftwork Master Thatchers – Thatching in Kent

Ben Rance: 07597912316 Landline: 01227903173

We are Craftwork Master Thatchers, based in Kent with over 20 years experience, working on a wide variety of properties ranging from new-builds and extensions to period listed cottages, both here in the UK and overseas. Craftwork Master Thatchers is owned by Ben Rance who qualified from Europe’s only thatching academy, Knuston Hall, where he served a full traditional apprenticeship and formed BRSA Master Thatchers in Surrey in 2008. Ben relocated to Kent in 2017.

What Thatching Materials do you use?

We enjoy working with all materials, specialising in Norfolk reed, Norfolk sedge, continental reed, combed wheat reed and longstraw.

What Thatching Services do you Provide?

Should you require a pre-purchase survey, free no-obligation quote, repairs or general advice on all aspects of thatching please feel free to contact us.

We are fully qualified and insured and pleased to offer the following services:

  • Re-Thatch
  • Re-Ridge
  • Extensions
  • Tidy Up / Renovation
  • Repairs

Please read our testimonials page to see what previous customers have to say about us, or call on one of the numbers above to have an informal chat about your thatching needs.


What areas do we cover?

We are based in East Kent but offer our services throughout the whole of Kent including Canterbury, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, the Medway Towns, Dover, and Ashford.

We specialize in both traditional and modern thatching techniques allowing us to maintain your Kent property to the highest possible standard, whether it’s a cosy Kent coastal cottage, a farm building or a substantial Kent period property.

Master Thatchers In Kent - Stunning Thatched Room 1
Master Thatchers in Kent - Stunning Thatched Roof 2