Established in 1932 as an independent
building, construction and restoration

About us

Our core values:

  • Excellent craftsmanship with a highly skilled workforce 
  • A professional approach to all projects whether big or small
  • A willingness to work with clients to provide bespoke and high quality project outcomes
  • A commitment to conserve, preserve and restore building heritage as well as developing new and innovative projects.

Our commitment to customers:

  • We approach all projects with determined professionalism, offering our best consultation and advice on all aspects and phases of the construction process.
  • We can offer a complete design & build service for new builds, extensions, renovations and refurbishments on a large or small scale, including sourcing environmentally effective solutions where desired.
  • We see ourselves as problem solvers and our teams enjoy the challenge of working on bespoke projects, conserving and restoring buildings with materials which closely match or are equivalent to the originals.
  • We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver within agreed schedules and budgets.

Our workforce:

  • As an employer based in Holsworthy we are keen to involve ourselves with the community encouraging apprentices to support local employment.
  • We have a committed team of professional craftspeople skilled in working with specialist materials and techniques, including lead-workers and stone masons.
  • We have our own joinery division at our Holsworthy Workshops where bespoke carpentry items can be crafted for a variety of purposes. 
  • We have experience in working with the exacting standards of English Heritage, Heritage Lottery and local authority conservation teams. This includes historic Arts & Crafts buildings of significant interest, Churches and many traditional listed houses throughout the South West.
  • Our funeral services department has been assisting local families at their times of need for generations, please visit 

Our promise to you:

We have a deep understanding of the Devon, Cornwall and South West region and its buildings and architecture, and are able to source and work with many traditional Devonian and Cornish building materials which are sympathetic to the needs of a project.

Whatever your building needs choose J E Stacey & Co. We will provide the highest quality and professional building solution using over 90 years of experience that gives us the confidence and capability to take on a variety of building and construction projects.  

Our Team

Richard Stacey BSc(Hons), CEng, MICE. 
Chartered Civil Engineer

Managing Director

John Stacey BSc, MCIOB.
Chartered Builder


John Addicott BSc, MRICS. 
Chartered Quantity Surveryor

Finance & Estimating Director

Lucy Squire BA (Hons)

Finance Director

Kevin Anns MCIOB

Contracts Director

Adrian Warburton

Project Manager

John Evans HND


Marie Davison BSc

Purchase Ledger Manager

Dave Sillifant
NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management & SMTS

Site Agent

Ashley Pilling BSc

Quantity Surveyor

Hadley Alexander

Contracts Manager

A diversity of projects successfully delivered


We are committed to being recognised as a modern, forward-thinking company and understand the importance of meeting the standards and expectations of our customers. With this in mind, we are members of various trade federations and hold numerous accreditations.

C.I.T.B. – Registration No. 1288710
Member of the British Safety Council – Membership No. 103094
SMAS/SSIP Approved Worksafe Accredited Contractor (Principal Contractor) – Certificate No. 145936
Federation of Master Builders – Membership No 17160
Alcumus Accredited Safe Contractor – Certificate No. Q07907
NHBC Registered Builder – Registered No. 93646
Gas Safe Registered Contractors – Registration No. 37639
OFTEC Approved for Oil Firing Installation Work – Registration No. C2790
British Standards Institute Membership – Membership No. 41103448
◙ Registered with the Environment Agency under the Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1999 for the
transportation of controlled waste – Ref No DEV/230237


We take great pride in our involvement in construction projects that have earned recognition with prestigious national awards.

Little Dartmouth, South Devon

The project has won several awards including being nominated for the prestigious RIBA House of Year Awards 2018.

RIBA National Architectural Award 2018

RIBA South West Award 2018

RIBA South West Conservation Award 2018

RIBA House of the Year Award 2018 (nomination)

Arnold Laver Gold Award at Wood Awards 2017

Atlantic View Holiday Cottages, Widemouth Bay

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the cliffs of North Devon, this project required very careful and sensitive planning, design and construction throughout. 

Sustainable Project of the Year at the Michelmors Property Award ‘s 2016

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