English Speaking Carpenter/Builder based in Brittany, France. Specialist in Windows and Doors.


Project Management

Peter Jensen is a fully French registered Artisan company, having all the correct insurances, registrations and of course, his work is guaranteed for 10 years.  He is an English speaking builder based in Brittany, France


Building Work

Peter is happy to liaise with other trades and can even recommend tradesmen if required. He doesn't employ or sub contract, all work is carried out by him personally - hence it is always completed to the highest standard whether the job is large or small.



Peter has worked on high spec cabin interiors on luxury cruise liners, wooden chalet homes in Norway, loft conversions in Brighton and London,

Project Examples

Look at some of the projects that I have completed.  They range from fitting dormer windows to building full extensions.

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All Work is Guaranteed

Peter Jensen is a fully insured french registered Artisan.


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After discussing our renovation project with various builders and roofers in Brittany we consider ourselves very lucky to have found Peter Jensen.  

Completely undaunted at the thought of building a completely new slate roof approaching 200 square meters in size, Peter took on the project and completed it to the highest of standards in very short space of time and well within budget.

Communications throughout the work were excellent and Peter and Jacqui effectively managed the complete build program for us, ensuring that all other work being carried out on the building was done to a similar high standard. 

We cannot recommend Peter Jensen highly enough and are happy to say that as a consequence Peter and Jacqui have become good friends.

- Ian & Tina

Having been in the construction industry for over 30 years, I have concluded that the two most reliable methods in finding a good artisan are:

  • Personal recommendation / word of mouth
  • Look at finished jobs

Peter Jensen fulfilled both of those requirements. However, there is a lot more to a good artisan and this can only be discovered when the artisan actually carries out the work. When Peter Jensen undertook my project, which was a complete demolition of the old 'dog-leg' roof and construction of new roof trusses, boarding out, slatting and guttering etc. I discovered some of his other qualities, which are as follows:

  • Extremely hard working
  • Reliable
  • Technical solutions and suggestions for any problems
  • Works in all weathers possible
  • Genuine and honest person
  • Very competitive quote with no hidden extras
  • Quality of work unquestionable

I have no hesitation in recommending Peter Jensen for any roofing project and in fact, have retained his services for some additional work which originally I did not plan to have done - but after watching him work and seeing the quality of his first project, for me, I decided he was too good to let go!!

Should you want further confirmation of Peter Jensen's ability, integrity or honesty, please do not hesitate to contact me by email henrykakielan@yahoo.co.uk or telephone - 02 96 45 52 69 when I am in Brittany.

- Henryk

We first became aware of Peter Jensen whilst he was re-roofing a property in the hamlet where we live - he came highly recommended by the owner of the property. We have been very impressed with Peter's craftsmanship at every stage of the renovation. To the existing property this included stripping and replacing existing roof, moving Velux windows, constructing new Lucarnes, new guttering, down pipes and ridge tiles. From plans previously approved, Peter constructed a substantial timber framed extension, complete with mortise and tenon jointed 'A' frames and massive Oak frames for the french windows. He also constructed a roof to the side extension complete with insulation and plasterboard.

We found Peter to be extremely reliable and trustworthy, in fact a true Artisan; we would definitely employ Peter for further projects and have no hesitation in recommending him to others.

Hi Peter, I would just like to register my appreciation for the quality of your work in re-roofing my Cottage near Gourec. The planning and completion of all the work was First Rate and achieved in good time in spite of some pretty atrocious weather. If it helps I am more than willing to pass on this recommendation to any prospective Client you may have and if anybody wants to see the finished article I am sure it can be arranged.

Thanks once again.

Bob Daniels

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Peter is English speaking and if you would like to meet him to discuss a project you have in mind, he will be happy to listen to your ideas, give his advice and provide a free comprehensive quotation (devis) that will detail the work and costs involved.

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