Endureed Synthetic Thatch

Endureed artificial thatch preserves the extraordinary look and feel of master-crafted thatch while eliminating its natural shortcomings by creating the world’s best artificial thatch. Recreated with modern roofing materials and designed to retain its appearance for decades, no other product matches the durability and quality of Endureed’s artificial thatch.

  • Zero Maintenance

  • Made from fire-retardant materials with a U.K. AA fire rating

  • Impervious to rot, insects, birds, and pests

  • Patented, stainless steel crimp binding

  • Base resins ensure true color, shape, and texture

  • Appearance guaranteed for 20 years


Designed to re-create the appearance of the African Yellow Thatching Grass, commonly known as “Cape Reed”, this coarsely textured premium thatch shingle is a popular choice all over the world for creating the quintessential African style thatching. It can also be used with the loose edge "Island Eave" to create the appearance of a windswept island thatched roof.
Price from £132.00 per sq m


This closely tapered synthetic fibre shingle is designed to resemble the hand-trimmed English or Irish thatching. It is typically installed with the ‘Eave Wadd’ edge material. The shingle is a light grey colour which is unique to this design, and gives it the slightly 'weathered' appearance of a country cottage.
Price from £152.40 per sq m


A loosely tapered, slightly longer shingle designed to resemble the looser appearance of Balinese and Japanese thatching. It is typically installed using ‘Island Eave’ bends and this type of artificial thatch is used to create the look and feel of traditional ‘Island’ grass thatching.
Price from £156.00 per sq m


Hawaiian Style Grass Thatch. This premium shingle is designed to resemble the look and feel of the Hawaiian “Pili Grass” thatching and is also a great way to re-create the popular Asian A lang-A lang thatching. Kona is typically installed using a loose island eave bend, giving it the appearance of traditional “Island” thatching.
Price £174.00 per sq m


The wide leaf and naturally feathered palm leaf appearance of this shingle is designed to re-create the look and feel of natural palm leaf thatching. This material uses bent courses at the eave (similar to the ‘Bali’ design) to give the look of a loose palm leaf edge.
Price £156.00 per sq m


The stunning standard color blend combined with the heavier reed textures make Kilimanjaro a popular material for reproducing the appearance of a beautifully weathered African or Japanese style roof.
Price £192.00 per sq m

Viva Palm

Ideal for backyard tiki huts and world-class, five-star resorts, palm thatch from the Endureed Viva Series is a beautiful synthetic palm thatch. Versatile and simple, this attractive thatch is proudly made in the U.S.A.
Price £96.00 per sq m

Endureed® Synthetic Thatch can be found at some of the largest theme parks and resorts in the world, including Disney World and Sea World. Endureed is exlusively distributed across Europe by The Lapa Company. For further information regarding Endureed® Synthetic Thatch please call 01732 884030 or email info@thelapacompany.co.uk.

Please note, Endureed is not a suitable replacemement for traditional thatching. Endureed is a sythentic roof finish 10-15mm thick that is laid over a weatherproof sub structure that is manufactured in the shape of a thatched roof.


About The Lapa Company

The Lapa Company is based in the heart of Kent where we handcraft a premium range of luxury Thatched Gazebos and Garden Buildings. 

Our exclusive range includes Thatched Lapas, Tiki Huts, Spa Gazebos, Cedar Shingle Garden Buildings, Cape Reed Thatched Tiles, and Thatched Gazebos - available for installation and as a Gazebo Kit.  


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