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Do You Need a Time-Served Building Contractor in Ashbourne, Bakewell or the Surrounding Areas?

If so, make M J Bassett Ltd your first choice. We provide a comprehensive range of building and landscaping services, delivering all home improvements with professional care. With over 30 years of experience, our team has earned a reputation for home extensions, damp proofing, home refurbishments and more besides. We are your accredited building contractor, and by specialising in domestic alterations, we have what it takes to make your dream space in Ashbourne, Bakewell or the neighbouring areas a reality.

Whether you need a plasterer, kitchen fitter or bathroom installer, we combine the vast majority of trades under one umbrella. This means a more convenient process for you, ensuring your project gets off to a flying start. Our team can transform your landscape in addition to your home – with high-quality pavers and decking materials for welcoming outdoor space.

M J Bassett understands that homes in the local region tend to feature old-world stylings. For this reason, we can deliver the traditional stone works, roofing and lime mortar needed to provide results that both respect and enhance your property’s charm.


  • A diverse range of building and landscaping services available
  • Home refurbishments to enable a modern living space
  • Damp proofing to reduce potential structural problems
  • Home extensions for a more supportive environment
  • The ability to solve any space-related issue at an affordable cost
  • Fully ensured building contractors, plasterers and installers
  • Quality workmanship in line with health and safety standards
  • All materials provided with their manufacturer warranties


M J Bassett are currently looking for plasterers and general builders to join our team. If you would like to apply, please fill out the application form below:


crafted to your specifications

Could your home do with more space? Home extensions can provide the room you need and will even add to the value of the property. We build the whole extension from the ground up, leaving you with a new space to enjoy as you see fit.

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for a modernised property with a high-quality finish

Refurbishing a home shouldn’t be a hassle. M J Bassett Ltd will gain a full understanding of your preferences and work to minimise disruption. We can modernise any room or deliver house-wide refurbishments as needed.

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from an accredited team of building contractors

Be it an extension, renovation or other structural alteration, our team provides superior care for your home. We can fit a new kitchen or bathroom and work to current building regulations from start to the completion of your project.

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for a firm and even surface

As experienced plasterers, we can cover any internal wall. Our experts can plaster the whole house if required and render the outside for a beautiful external finish. We also provide skimming and plaster boarding work.

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to create a dry environment, free from water ingress

Damp conditions can compromise the structural integrity of the building and even cause health issues. We know that every home is different and will treat your house against rising and penetrating damp.

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About Us

Established in 2011, M J Bassett Ltd has always worked to the core values of expert craftsmanship and customer service. The team works to fulfil your ambitions at every stage, finding prompt solutions to prevent delays and keep to the budget agreed. Despite using modern equipment and innovative systems, we can also specialise in old stone – a great selling point for homeowners in Ashbourne, Bakewell and the nearby villages.

Our focus on serving homeowners in a rural area means we can provide a tailored approach. In turn, we never treat you as just a number. You can rely on us to perform the damp proofing, home refurbishments and remedial works necessary, caring for your property like it’s our own. We also work as plasterers, landscapers and apply our robust knowledge to home extensions and garden rooms.

Because M J Bassett Ltd thrives on word of mouth, we aim to make our clients feel as comfortable as possible. As trusted building contractors, we come fully vetted by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) for guaranteed peace of mind and hold TrustMark membership for additional credibility.

Please see our gallery for examples of our previous work and get in touch for building work and landscaping with a personal touch.

To speak with the experienced building contractors serving Ashbourne, Bakewell and the surrounding areas, please call 07534 987355.