"Thatches and Thatching" examines the building industry's response to thatching issues, and its achievements in bringing the craft of thatching into the twenty-first century. It shows how it has secured a sustainable and viable future for thatch, without compromising tradition.
Marjorie Sanders and Roger Angold have between them two lifetimes' worth of experience in botany and cereal science. For the last twenty years Roger and Marjorie have been active in both academic and practical research into thatch longevity including the major causes, management and controls of fires in thatch. In 2002, they established Pyxis CSB Limited, which provides independent advice to thatch owners and consultancy services to the National Society of Master Thatchers Ltd on all technical issues associated with thatch.