Apr 8, 2022

We're looking for an Experienced Quantity Surveyor
Experienced quantity surveyor required to become a key player within our friendly team.

We are looking for a quantity surveyor, experienced in conversions, new builds, renovations and some commercial projects. Your main responsibilities will be to oversee cost control and identify cost change; to support building surveyors’ cost variations; and to negotiate contracts with existing and new clients.
We will support you with ongoing training and additional qualifications.
Flexible approach available for those with caring responsibilities.
Salary and package by negotiation.
Dec 3, 2020

Woofenden Construction completes 18 new Exmoor homes in partnership with LiveWest.

May 11, 2020

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister, we’re beginning a phased return to work here at Woofenden.

Some employees are able to start working on projects again, particularly those where the owner does not live on site. We’ll be ensuring that we continue to follow the latest guidelines on social distancing. We’re thinking creatively and introducing new working procedures to make sure work gets done safely.Our primary concern continues to be the health and welfare of our workforce and our clients.

Phone lines are still open, so please don’t hesitate to call if you have an enquiry. You can telephone us on 01884 266055 or email

Mar 17, 2020

We are open for business as normal, but putting procedures in place to ensure the safety of both our workforce and our customers. We are holding daily briefings and emailing out any new information to all staff, and particularly importantly, our remote site staff.

Dec 5, 2019

We were called upon to make safe this Westcountry church after a drunk driver crashed into it.

Jul 15, 2019

We catch up with Emma Newbould to find out how she is getting on with her accounts apprenticeship.

Apr 16, 2019

Woofenden is working with the British Hen Welfare Trust – the country’s leading hen rehoming charity. Work has now commenced on its first facility dedicated to the welfare of ex-battery hens.

Mar 6, 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, so we thought we’d tell you a bit more about what it’s like working as an apprentice for Woofenden, or our sister company, Arcken.

Feb 25, 2019

The first four of these unique homes near Stoke Canon are now up for sale.

Jan 14, 2019

Woofenden Construction and LiveWest are joining forces to build 18 new homes in Dulverton.

Oct 30, 2018

Woofenden and Arcken were delighted to sponsor the Bicton International Horse Trials which took place recently in mid-Devon.

Oct 29, 2018

These splendid barn conversions are the latest in a small development in mid-Devon.

Aug 24, 2018

Our sister company, Arcken, employs an apprentice electrician. In this video, Sam tells us about what an Arcken apprenticeship is really like.

Jun 25, 2018

What a transformation!

We’re just finishing off this beautiful small development of barn conversions near Honiton. Watch the video to find out more. 


Dec 14, 2017

Our new photo-video tells you all you need to know about our range of services. We probably do more than you realised!

Watch the video on Facebook.


Sep 13, 2017

Woofenden helps Stovax Gazco create striking images.

Sep 6, 2017

This Autumn sees the beginning of an exciting new project for Woofenden, restoring these traditional farm buildings into 8 new properties at Oakhay Barton, on the outskirts of Stoke Canon, near Exeter.

May 3, 2017

We’re delighted to sponsor our local cycling club, the Kentisbeare Oldies Cycling Society (KOCS), on their upcoming charity ride in the Alpes.

Apr 20, 2017

Woofenden Construction has recently completed a full slate re-roofing at Watersmeet, a National Trust property in Lynmouth, Devon. Our Project Manager, Russell and our Roofing Specialist, Darren, tell us about their memories of the project.

Mar 6, 2017

We were delighted to contribute our specialist renovation knowledge to an article for National Trust Holidays customers. 

Sep 8, 2016

Woofenden is proud to sponsor Exe Hockey Club. We spoke to player, Kate Wright, about her passion for hockey and what the sponsorship means for young people at the club.

Jul 1, 2016

When Kate Wright, a player for Exe Hockey Club, got in touch with us, we were impressed by her dedication and were pleased to offer the Club sponsorship for the upcoming season.

Jun 1, 2015

Don Giovanni at Talaton House, Devon – Friday 3 July 2015 @ 7:00pm

Apr 29, 2015

We have now got our own dedicated Facebook page and would be grateful if people could like our page.  From time to time…………..

Apr 21, 2015

This Saturday 25 April 2015, our Matt Gillard will be getting married to Gem Kelly.  Everyone at Woofenden’s would like to wish them good luck on their special day and hope that they will have a very long and happy life together.

Mar 23, 2015

Woofenden celebrate with some “Man Bonding” activities at Ashcombe Adventure Centre

Mar 4, 2015

Spring is finally upon us and thankfully the last winter we have just had has been kinder to us than previous years.