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Continuing During Covid-19 Crisis

With the wheels being largely stopped in the construction industry, we have kept our office running, providing staff with brand new laptops to enable them to work from home. This has kept the company going during the lock down period and allowed us to continue working with our customers, pricing new sites, paying our staff and processing materials ready for our return to site. Our telephone has kept ringing and we had staff at the ready to help out wherever possible. This has been a true success story.

We have also taken on one-off projects which have proven that work can still safely go ahead, following Government guidelines and achieve a high standard of finish.

The spirit shown by the staff to enable to company to continue throughout the lock down and restricted work has shown why the company continues to build a strong and reliable reputation, carrying out work safely and efficiently, pleasing the client.

We would also like to extend out thanks to our supply chain partners who have managed to service these projects and do so in a safe and careful manner.

MJS Group Start work at Exeter RD&E Hospital

With the huge impact CVOID-19 is having on the UK and world economy, we have had to find alternative work from our main-stay house building. All of our customers have shut sites and following Government guidance we have followed suit. However, MJS Group’s reputation recently has lead to us obtaining contracts to undertake work in rebuilding, modernising and altering parts of Exeter RD&E hospital. This has been very different work for us but one we have enjoyed doing and playing a small part in battling COVID-19.

Carpentry Division Wins New Site in Somerset

MJS carpentry have been successful in winning the contract for Barratt Exeter at the new site at Coat Grove, Martock in Somerset. This is the latest site for the company in Somerset, an area which we have picked up a number of sites for many clients in the recent months. We have always has a strong presence in the area and we are keen to continue this growth curve. 

Coat Grove is a development of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes located on Coat Road in between Martock and Coat, coming soon. The development is less than 1 mile from both Martock and Coat, giving you access to the local shops, pubs and restaurants. Yeovil is less than 20 minutes away, with Quedam Shopping Centre offering a selection of high street and independent stores.

MJS Win Multi Trade Site in Bishops Lydeard

The start of this month has seen an influx of new work orders, one being in Bishops Lydeard for David Wilson Homes SW (Bristol) This new contract is for our drylining, painting and wall tiling services. The site comprises of 173 high spec 2,3 and 4 bedroom houses.

Situated on the outskirts of Taunton town centre and within easy reach of the M5. 

Closeby are 2 local pubs, an award winning restaurant, a local primary school, local shop and a pharmacy, all set within a beautiful location at the foot of the Quantock Hills.

Moorland Gate provides long lines of work for us across 3 trades, sure to be a popular and successful partnership.

New Management Team at MJS Group

Following a strong start to the year we have created new positions within the company. In addition to our board of Directors we have installed a strong management team; Dave as Operations Manager focusing on site efficiencies, quality control and management. A Dryliner by trade but with experience in site management over various trades, his knowledge of the industry will prove hugely valuable to the company. Richard has been promoted to company secretary and Financial Controller. Heading up the accounts team and overseeing payroll and payments. Overseeing Commercial and Procurement activities, Stuart as Business Development Manager. Meeting and greeting customers, existing and new. Conversing and liaising with suppliers and manufactures to ensure a swift and efficient delivery of materials to our sites. All three of the new management team would be happy to meet with you and discuss relevant roles they can play within your business relationship. Louis Greenaway, Managing Director commented ‘I am really pleased with the management team we have installed. It has been a year in the making, ensuring we have people who have the same working ethos and customer support mindset as myself. This will only further strengthen the business’

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from everyone at MJS Group, we look forward seeing you all in 2020!

Multi Trade Contract in Yeovil

This month has seen a flood of new orders, one being for Shepperton Homes in Yeovil, Somerset. This site is ideally situated as we have a number of projects down the road from this one. We will be undertaking the drylining and painting on this site of new homes. We are very much looking forward to working with new customer Shepperton Homes.

Linden Award Multi Trade Contract

A bumper month of new sites started with a multi trade package for Linden Homes in Liskeard, here we will be undertaking the carpentry, drylining, painting and tiling. It is great to see a long standing customer provide us with such a vast array of trades on this fast pace new development for them. Linde say ‘ Cornwall has been a popular spot for summer holidaymakers for many years, but there’s plenty of fun to be had in the county all year round; enjoy the eye-catching display of bluebells in Enys Garden during spring, discover the exotic outdoor jungle and shelter from autumn showers beneath the giant rhubarb in the Lost Gardens of Heligan, or take a tour of Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm and quench your thirst on a hot summer’s day. ‘

Return to Paignton with Persimmon

Last week we won the drylining, painting and tiling contract for the second phase of Persimmon Homes’ development in Paignton, Devon. Having completed the first phase some time ago it was pleasing for us that Persimmon returned to who they know when it came to awarding the second phase contract. Persimmon sales team said ‘ Our new phase at Coverdale development offers a range of two, three and four bedroom homes in the thriving seaside resort of Paignton, South Devon. With its pretty harbour, sandy beaches and quality attractions, Paignton is a sought-after location on the English Riviera and known as one of the jewels of the South West.’

More New Sites in Ivybridge

To end this month we have received the paperwork for the second phase of Persimmon Homes’ site in Ivybridge. We have been continually working on various sites in the town for over 3 years now and this looks set to continue. We will be carrying out the drylining, painting and ceramic tiling. It is great to see a long standing customer continues to believe in the company and the service we can offer across so many trades.

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