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09 Mar

Investigating lateral movement in historic wall

Civil | Hydrology & Flood Risk

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

06 Jan

Surface Water Management Strategy

Civil | Hydrology & Flood Risk

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…

17 Aug

House Extension, Wembury, Devon

Civil | Structural

JGP were pleased to provide site investigation and structural engineering services to Jon Axworthy and Clare O’Reilly, who recently completed the high-quality renovation and extension of their home as featured on the Chanel 4 program Inside Out Homes Episode 2 (http://www.insideouthomes.co.uk/property/overview/4).  Zac Munro Architects (in collaboration with Tim Offer Architects) designed a mirror image extension…

15 Mar

Derriford Hospital Interchange, Plymouth

Civil | Geotechnical | Structural

JGP were pleased to be involved with the road improvements at the front entrance of Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. Working for AMEY Plc, JGP provided geotechnical supervision relating to new slope cuttings to enable road widening. JGP assessed the stability of the rock mass, which allowed the retaining structure design to be refined resulting in…

21 Aug

Preston Manor Clay Sheds – Phase 1


JGP have completed involvement in Phase 1 of Sibelco Europe’s Preston Manor clay storage shed construction. JGP acted as Civils Construction Project Manager, Civils Designer, as well as Contract Administrator. Time-lapse video of the Phase 1 works can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdUl-E3CMH4

14 Feb

Arsenic in Airborne Dust Seminar


The South West Regional Group (SWRG) of the Geological Society held a half-day seminar on “ Arsenic in Airborne Dust ” on 26th September 2014.  JGP organised the event on behalf of the SWRG together with support from Cornwall Council. The speakers and presentations included: · Rod Smith, Associate Director at JGP presented “Arsenic contaminated dust and significance…

13 Feb

Derriford Hospital Interchange


JGP has just completed a ground investigation for the new interchange and road widening scheme at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth on behalf of Amey PLC. The investigation provided an overview of the ground conditions, evaluated potential contamination and highlighted geotechnical issues relevant to the design of the road improvement and new retaining wall.  The works also…

13 Feb

Geotechnics in the SW Seminar

Civil | Environmental | Geotechnical | Hydrology & Flood Risk

On the 25th of September JGP held the second of a series of training days on Geotechnics in the Southwest.  This day-long event was funded by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and Plymouth City Council (PCC) and was held at our offices in Ivybridge, Devon.  The training day was aimed at personnel involved in development…

13 Feb

Marjon Link Road £1.5m Improvement

Civil | Structural

JGP are undertaking the final stage of ground investigation on behalf of AMEY as part of the construction works for the new £1.5M Marjon Link Road improvement scheme in Plymouth.  During the second half of 2013, JGP carried out the desk study and site investigation of the proposed route for geotechnical ground conditions and to…