News & Events

New Multi-trade Contract won in Somerset

We have been awarded the Drylining and Ceramic tiling contract for Persimmon Severn Valley at an exciting new site in Burnham on Sea.

A site in a stong location like Burnham cements our palce in the somerset market for drylining and our ever growing ceramic tiling division. if you are interested in working on this site as a tiler please go to the 'contact us' page.

Apprentice Makes The Grade

Congratulations to Liam Taylor becoming the first to qualify in his Level 2 in Carpentry for 2014.

Liam has been a hard worker through out his apprenticeships and has shown real commitment to the business and the course. Liam will go on to join our team of 80-strong-carpenters across Devon Somerset and Cornwall.

Well Done Liam!

Strong Future Ahead with Strongvox

We have recently been awarded the drylining and painitng contract at Bideford for Strongvox Homes, a local Taunton based company. In addtion to this site we have been awarded another multi-trade contract for them at Dawlish; Carpentry, Drylining and Painting. Teaming up with an award winning site manager we have worked with for many years.

We are very much looking forward to working with Strongvox on these two developments.

Commercial Administrator Position Available

Please send a covering letter and CV to;
Louis Greenaway - Commercial Manager, MJ Stevens Ltd, Clyst Works, Clyst Road, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0DB
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Busy times ahead

As we head in towards the end of the year, our sites are becoming ever busier. If you are looking to join a well-established building contractor with continuous work on a weekly basis send your CV and contact details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are currently recruiting Carpenters (Timber framers, 1st Fixers, 2nd Fixers and finalers) Dryliners (Boarders, metalers, tape and jointers) Painters and Ceramic tilers. Our sites range from Cornwall to Somerset including Devon and Dorset. If you have site experience and a CSCS card please email us today.

Persimmon @ Plymstock

We have just been awarded a multi-trade contract at an exciting new site for Persimmon Homes at Plymstock Quary in Plymouth.

This is a large contract for ourselves in what will become a prime location for those commuiting around South Devon and Cornwall. Initially 110 houses will be build over the next few years with many more to come, enhancing our position in the market place.


We are very much looking forward to working on this development.

Pride in the Job Award

Our drylining division has been awarded a Pride in the Job Award for the work at Balidon Place at Yeovil for CG Fry & Son. This is a highly prestigious award and one that truely recognises the high quality workmanship that was produced on site.


Thank you to all who have contributed to winning this award.

Go Go Go Karting!

On Thursday 11th July, MJ Stevens took on  Taylor Wimpey at a Go Karting Grand Prix event.

It was held at Raceworld in Exeter, comprising of a practice, qualifying and 10 lap race.

The event was won by TW's Matt, second was TW's Grayham and third was Louis Greenaway.

A great evening was had by all.




New work with CG Fry and Son

We have recently been awarded the drylining contract with CG Fry and Son, a Dorset based luxury house builder. These sites are in Newquay and Minehead.

The Newquay site is co-built with the Duchy of Cornwall. The Masterplan for Tregunnel Hill provides a mixed use development with residential houses and apartments, affordable housing in assocaition with the Guinness Housing Trust and selective commercial units.


Minehead is 33 plots in partnership with the local Housing Association.  

New Tiling Site at Bridgwater

The latest addition to our tiling division has been a site in Bridgwater for Barratt Homes. This is our third tiling site for Barratt and our 21st sucessful tiling site for the MJ Stevens Group. This is testament to the tilers on site and the hard work that goes in to making it such a strong division of the business.