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News & Events

Recruitment Drive

MJ Stevens are recruiting across all disciplines. With the lead up to Christmas already upon us, we are seeing a vast increase in work on sites from Bristol to Cornwall.

We are looking for;
Timber Framers
Carpenters, - 1st Fix, 2nd Fix and Finals
Dryliners -  Screw Boarders, Dot and Dabbers, Tape and Jointers, Renderers and Screeders
Painters -  Internal and External Painters
Tiler - Ceramic and Natural Stone Tilers

If you have a valid CSCS card and experince on new build developments please fill out your details on the contact us page.

40th Year In Business Milestone

On Friday 7th October we celebrated our 40th Year in Business. We held the celebration at Sandy Park, home of the Exeter Chiefs. The event was attended by over 200 staff, colleuges, clients, suppliers and friends of the business. 

It was announced during the evening Mike Stevens would be retiring and taking up a part-time Chairman's role within the business. Louis Greenaway, former Commercial Manager, will become the new Managing Director having bought into the business as a large shareholder.

Both Mike and Louis talked fondly of the past 40 years and looked forward to the years to come. Both thanked staff, clients and suppliers for the support given to the business.

Linden award MJ Stevens with Drylining Contract

Linden Homes have awarded MJ Stevens' drylining division with the next phase at their site in Okehampton. Meldon Fields offers a beautiful portfolio of spacious 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes, carefully designed to reflect the local architecture whilst complimenting the beautiful surroundings. Situated overlooking open countryside on the edge of Okehampton, Meldon Fields is firmly at the heart of rural Devon, yet only 25 miles from Exeter, making it the perfect location for first time buyers through to families looking to purchase their forever home. 

If you would like to work with us on this development and hold a full CSCS Card please fill out your details on the contact us page of the website.

30th M J Stevens Golf Day

Bovey Castle hosted the 30th M J Stevens Golf Day on 9th September, with a day that started gloomy and with drizzle in the air during brunch, soon cleared when 36 golfers drove the buggies to the starting tees with a burst of sunshine for the shot-gun start.

A blowy but sunny day lead to some difficult and calculated golf with a few trick shots being played and some canny puts.

A fun and excellent day was had by all players and a fabulous eveing meal and drinks followed.

The team event was won by Golf Day regulars CG Fry and Sons. In the individual competition, The 30th Winner of the MJ Stevens Golf Day was Phil Coombes. Phil was delighted to have won the day on what he called a 'fabulous course' on a 'most enjoyable day'. He was especially happy to be the last of the frontiers.

New Surveyor Joins Commercial Team

Today we welcome George, who joins us as our Junior Surveyor. George will be working in our decorating and tiling division pricing all work and liasing with our site teams.

These are exciting times, with continued planned expansion and growth within the business. Nearing our 40th Year in business, we look forward to many more.

New Sites in Taunton

Continuing on from a busy summer, we have been awarded the drylining, decroating and ceramic tiling on two sites Taunton. One at the ever expanding Monkton Heathfield for Persimmon Homes along with the new site, Abbeyvale in Bishops Hull, also for the Persimmon Group.This is a location we have been working in for a long time and hold a good, strong pool of local labour.

If you are a CSCS Card holding dryliner, painter or cermaic tiler please fill out the contact us form.

David Wilson Award Double Contract

A strong start to the second start to the second half of year, being awarded the carpentry at Cullompton for David Wilson, Bristol office. This is a continuation of our expansion with new carpenters joining us weekly. In addtion to this we have won the carpentry and drylining contract at Brixton, Plymouth for David Wilson, Exeter office.

If you would like to join our carpentry team, fill out your details on the contact us page.

Junior Surveyor Required

We are recruiting a Junior Surveyor to join our commercial team. The role will be within our painting and decroating division, pricing in-coming jobs, processing sub-contract invoices and day-to-day work within the department. All training will be on-the-job with our current painting surveyor and support from the team of surveyors. An understanding of construction or basic surveying would be hepful but not necessary. 

We are starting the recruitment process immediately and looking to start the new candidate within the coming weeks.

Please send all CVs to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


New Work with Wainhomes

April has started well with an influx of new orders, an additonal phase for our current site at Yeovil for Persimmon homes, drylining and painting, as well as a multi-trade contract for Wainhomes at the Goodleigh Rise Development in Barnstaple. This is a continuation of our expantion in the North Devon area. Along side this, we have also been awarded the new parcel at Shorelands, Bude for Bovis Homes.

A fantastic start to the month and one we wish to continue. If you are interested in working for us across these and our current sites please fill in your details on the contact us page.

Carpentry Expands in Weston Super Mare

With the demand ever growing for good, quality contractors over the South West, we have been asked to undertake on more work, expanding into Weston-Super-Mare.

Having worked in Bridgwater for some years we have pushed further North and are recruitung more new CSCS qualified carpenters to join our team. If you are interested please fill out your details on the contact us page.