Mission Statement

  • To encourage, support and advance the craft of thatching and allied crafts
  • To promote an understanding of Thatch and Thatching
  • To encourage and uphold a high standard of craftsmanship and business integrity
  • To negotiate with official bodies on behalf of member thatchers
  • To protect thatched properties through risk management and sharing of information
  • To investigate and promote the development of new sources of thatching materials
  • To act as unbiased intermediary in a dispute between members and their clients
  • To be the resource of first choice for our members, their customers, conservation officers, the media and for all who care about thatch as part of our National heritage