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I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.

Background photograph 'Frost on the Ox Drove'  Copyright Ken Leslie www.kenleslie.co.uk

I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.
I started my apprenticeship in 1989, working in North Oxfordshire with Conway Freeman, a seventh generation thatcher. After that I came home to Wiltshire and set up my own business where I have practised traditional thatching for 25 years. In 2014, I was a part of a group of craftsmen who worked on an extension to a 17th century thatched house in Tisbury, Wiltshire. This team won the Salisbury Civic Society Conservation Award 2014. With 25 years of experience in traditional thatching methods, I have built a strong local reputation. In September 2015, I was awarded the Master Craftsman of the Year Award in the Blackmore Vale Media Business Awards 2015.