Rod established R V Miller Ltd in 1966 after completing his thatching apprenticeship during the 1960′s with a thatching contractor in Wiltshire.
John is a Company Director of R V Miller Ltd. He completed his apprenticeship in 1994 and has experience of thatching in Germany, France and South Africa.
Richard joined the firm as a thatching apprentice in 1977 and is our most experienced thatcher
Tom joined R V Miller Ltd in 2010 and is enrolled on the NSMT Apprenticeship scheme.
Robert started his thatching Apprenticeship with R V Miller Ltd in 2012
Tom, our newest recruit, is following in his father’s footsteps and, (along with Robert), is one the youngest members of R V Miller Ltd
We believe quality craftsmanship starts with good training.
Our apprentices all work under the National Society of Master Thatchers Apprenticeship Scheme.
On the NSMT Apprenticeship scheme another NSMT Thatcher periodically mentors and assesses the trainees’ progress each year.
A cup is awarded at the NSMT AGM and Conference to the most improved apprentice.
In 2015 this award went to our apprentice Ben King.