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Case Studies

Troon Adit Historic Mine Stabilisation Works

This project encompassed the geotechnical ground investigation, stabilisation and structural remediation of historic mine collapses associated with Troon Adit, Cornwall. Troon is a large village located just over two miles southeast of Camborne in West Cornwall. The village is associated with the regions historical tin and copper mining industry that dominated the area in the…

Koops Mill Mews, Bermondsey, London, SE1

Located within sight of The Shard, this £3M mixed-use development lies within a grounds of a Grade II former tannery mill and warehousing complex. JGP provided structural services, including finite element ground settlement analysis and overnight condition survey of the Underground Jubilee Line before designing a foundation scheme approved by London Underground. The former tannery…

Padstow Lifeboat Station, Cornwall

Padstow Lifeboat Station is located on the east side of Trevose Head, to the west of the Cornish town of Padstow.  This RNLI station and slipway was completed in 2006.  It was purpose built for their then newest vessel, ‘The Spirit of Padstow’.  JGP has carried out stability inspections of the cliff, as well as…

Plymouth Tank Farm

Plymouth Tank Farm is one of the main fuel storage and distribution terminals in the Southwest.  JGP have worked for Greenergy and the previous site owner Conoco Philips for an extended period providing various multi-disciplinary services. The Tank Farm is located adjacent to the estuarine ‘Cattewater’, which is the deep-water channel that connects the River…

ATMOS Redevelopment, Totnes, South Devon

Atmos is a community-led redevelopment project aimed at regenerating the 3.5ha derelict industrial Dairy Crest site in Totnes. The site lies adjacent to Totnes railway station and the River Dart and has lain derelict since 2007.  It is crossed by the historic Mill Leat that served various mills located within the town of Totnes. The…

Kingsand Clock Tower, Cornwall

The Maker and Rame Institute Building, which includes the locally iconic Kingsand Clock Tower, was badly damaged by severe storms in early 2014.  JGP designed the emergency temporary works and permanent remedial works, including the upgrading of the sea wall defences.   The First Storm: The initial storm that damaged the building hit on the…

Eastern Corridor Link Road, Plymouth

The Eastern Corridor Link Road was a major road improvement scheme which upgraded a strategic transport corridor in Plymouth. The section of road improvement extended 8km from the Deep Lane Junction at Plympton into Plymouth city centre.  The scheme accommodates increased traffic associated with the new power station and business park at Langage, Plympton and…

The Eden Project, Cornwall

The Eden Project is a unique redevelopment of a Cornish China Clay Pit into possibly the world’s largest greenhouse. The project took 2½ years to construct and opened to the public on 17 March 2001. JGP were the Geotechnical Engineers for the project providing the geotechnical investigations, supervision of the on-site laboratory testing / monitoring…

Lundy Island, Bristol Channel

Lundy is a SSSI and the surrounding seas are a Marine Nature Reserve. JGP has worked on Lundy since 1987 engineering improvements to the island’s infrastructure.  In 2010, the works achieved Winner of The Institution of Civil Engineers South West Region Civil Engineering Project of the Year Award: Minor Projects. Projects engineered by JGP on…