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22 Oct

Dartmoor Society Debate 2018 – Yennadon Quarry

JGP were pleased to participate in the Dartmoor Society Debate 2018 on Saturday 20th October. The topic for discussion was “Are We Using Dartmoor’s Stone Resources Wisely?”. Andrea Robertson, Associate Director at JGP presented a talk on ‘Yennadon Quarry: continuing Dartmoor’s tradition of supplying building stone’. Other speakers included Mike Barr (independent geologist), who presented…

02 Oct

Paper Published by Ussher Society

JGP have recently had a paper accepted by The Ussher Society.  The paper will be included in their Proceedings of the Ussher Society publication, Geoscience in South-West England, 14, 192–200. Titled: ‘Evidence’ for transition between Authigenic and Allogenic Aquifer functioning related to Regional Uplift and Sea Level Change in the Plymouth Coastal Karst Aquifer. The paper was…

02 Sep

Tate St Ives, Cornwall

The Tate St Ives has been nominated for both the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2018 and the RIBA Awards in the South West of England 2018. JGP were part of the team providing ground engineering and civil engineering services.  The project comprised the extension and refurbishment of the iconic Tate St. Ives, doubling…

02 Jul

Tolcarne Beach, Cliff Stabilisation Works

In November 2016, a rock fall from the cliffs at Tolcarne near Newquay, fell onto the beach access road.  The access road was closed for public safety. JGP were engaged by Cormac to undertake the stabilisation design to secure the cliff before it could be reopened. The stabilisation works comprised the drilling of both soil…

09 Mar

Investigating lateral movement in historic wall

Investigating lateral movement in historic wall for Padstow Harbour Commissioners. Data loggers were used to assess hydrostatic tidal lag. Civil Engineering Flood Risk

01 Feb

Slope Stability Assessments, Isle of Wight

JGP are carrying out slope stability assessments on the Isle of Wight on behalf of Island Roads. Island Roads is a partnership made up of VINCI Concessions, Meridiam Infrastructure and Ringway, providing a highway maintenance service for the Isle of Wight Council from April 2013 to 2038. JGP are providing Island Roads with ground investigation and…

19 Jan

Quarry Works, Devon

JGP have been involved in various Civil Engineering projects at quarry sites across Devon. Works have included upgrades to infrastructure (roads and services), new buildings and storage facilities. To facilitate these works, JGP have also carried out numerous Ground Investigations and feasibility studies to contribute to infrastructure upgrades. During 2015, JGP completed involvement in Phase…

13 Jan

Inspection of concrete frame at the Camels Head Fire Station

JGP has carried out the inspection of the reinforced concrete frame at the Camels Head Fire Station, Plymouth. The inspection involved a visual tactile inspection of the existing reinforced concrete frame as well as intrusive investigations to evaluate the conditions of the concrete including carbonation testing, chloride testing and strength testing. JGP presented the findings…

06 Jan

Surface Water Management Strategy

JGP are developing an outline surface water management strategy for the new Princetown Distillery on Dartmoor. The study will provide a sensitive design solution that works with the natural environment and considers flow paths from offsite water sources through the site. Crucially the sites surface water management solution will replicate the existing greenfield runoff characteristics…