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MJS Help New Client To Award

MJS Decorating helped our new client, McCarthy and Stone to a Pride in the Job award from the NHBC. These are some of the most prestigious awards in the industry and it is great to be able to be part of the team in Pinhoe that helped win this. Our first award of the season, Well done to Paul and the Decorating Team.

New Development in North Devon

The group has secured a multi trade contract for long standing customers Persimmon Homes. This new site of 100 new homes in Bideford is a welcomed addition to our drylining and decorating workforce in the area. North Devon has seen huge growth in new build homes over the past few year and we have been at the forefront of it with Barratt, Bovis, Chichester and alike.  Appledore Grove is the next new site for us which will provide continuous work for our labour pool.

  • Variety of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • Fantastic local amenities
  • Wide choice of schooling nearby for children of all ages
  • Easy access to the north Devon link road

Bideford is a historic town situated on the estuary of the River Torridge. There’s a beautiful view of the river and nearby fields along the main quay and the town itself has plenty local amenities.

If you are interested in working for us, please fill out your contact details on the web page.



Decorating Supervisor Position Available

MJ Stevens are recruiting a new Decorating & Tiling Supervisor due to continued growth and new sites. The role will involve speaking with our clients, booking in labour to work with customers in new-build homes and arranging the materials and diaries of our operatives. This will require excellent organisational skills, understanding of new build sites and high standards of work. The ideal candidate would be based in Exeter or Plymouth. Management experiencing is preferred and an understand of house building. If you are looking to progress your career with a growing company and feel up the the challenge then apply within.

Please send your CV and Covering letter to or ;

MJ Stevens Ltd
Clyst Works
Clyst Road

Admin Assistant Required

MJS Group are recruiting an Admin Assistant due to growth and new system implementation. This varied role will be suitable for a number of candidates with flexible working hours and on the job training. Good communication skills, understanding of system processes and an efficient working manner are a must for this exciting new job.

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to or via post to

Duncan Haddrell – Finance Director,

MJ Stevens Ltd,

Clyst Works,

Clyst Road,


Exeter EX3 0DB

Chiefs Make Third Straight Premiership Final

2018 marks an amazing year for Exeter Chiefs, a second Anglo Welsh cup win, final of the A-League and a third consecutive Premiership Final. The Semi final held at Sandy Park on Saturday saw the Chiefs hold over 90% possession in the first half and ground high flying Falcons to just 5 points in the game. Opening try from scrum half Nic White was followed by Olly Woodburn and Don Armond later in the game. The game finished 36-5. On to Twickenham we go! The final game at Sandy Park this season was watched by MJS Staff and material suppliers CCF.

New Site in Exeter

Plastering may seem old fashioned and void in this day and age but thanks to the wide variety of trades, from carpentry to wall tiling, MJS can still offer plastering as a core business. The group has expanded hugely over time but we still pride ourselves on being able to undertake plastering works. The new site in Exeter is for Setter and Saunders, a great addition to our order book.

MJS Managment Enjoy Night Out With Chiefs

For the second year in a row MJS Staff joined the Exeter Chiefs at the annual awards night at Sandy Park. The big winner of the night was fast rising super star Sam Simmonds and Carl Rimmer also picked up a trophy. The night saw retiring player and corporate manager Kai Hortsmann host interviewing a host of big Exeter names. The event was attended by Directors and senior management with Chief Players Phil Dollman and Shaun Malton. An enjoyable evening was had by all.

New Financial Controller Joins Team

Today we welcome Richard on board to MJ Stevens, bringing with him a wealth of experience within finance and accountancy. Richard is new to the construction world and is keen to learn about how we operate and implement the skills he can bring to the company. Richard takes up the role of Financial Controller, overseeing payments, credit control and purchasing .

New Site Start with McCarthy & Stone

This week sees us start with new decorating client McCarthy & Stone. The site is in a prime location for our decorators, at Pinhoe in Exeter. A good run of work is provided for our local labour on this retirement community.

This is an exciting development of 39 1 and 2 bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s located in the sought-after area of Pinhoe on the outskirts of Exeter. This vibrant suburb has grown from Pinhoe Village and retains a close-knit, community-feel with activities and amenities in abundance making it the perfect place to retire.

Each apartment at features carefully selected specification designed with comfortable, convenient living in mind. There is a choice of apartment layouts available to suit your way of life. Many apartments also offer patios or balconies so you can enjoy the outdoors from your own apartment.

Chiefs Book Semi Final Spot

Exeter Chiefs won the second round of the South West Derby beating Gloucester comfortably this weekend. Strong performances across the board, highlighted by returnee Jack Nowell with a brace of tries. An accurate boot from the inform Joe Simmonds and a try from his brother Sam was enough to put Gloucester back on the bus wondering how they let Exeter slip through the net so many times. This week’s game was enjoyed by Gloucester locals and Electrical friends Clarkson Evans, Sidmouth RFC, Michele Campagnaro, Shaun Malton, Staff and Directors of MJ Stevens.

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