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01 Feb

Slope Stability Assessments

Environmental | Geotechnical

JGP are carrying out slope stability assessments on the Isle of Wight; tree noted showing classic deformity associated with landslip. Environmental Services

22 Jul

Atmos Totnes: The Community Right to Build Order

Environmental | Geotechnical | Hydrology & Flood Risk | News

Atmos is a community-led development project that will be redeveloping the derelict industrial Dairy Crest site near Totnes station. The redevelopment includes housing and enterprise space led by the Totnes Community Development Society. JGP are pleased to be part of the design team which have produced the draft Community Right to Build Order. South Hams…

12 Jun

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Seminars

Environmental | Geotechnical | Hydrology & Flood Risk

On the 22nd of June, JGP presented the second of a series of seminars on behalf of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). This day-long event was held at the Medieval Hall, Salisbury. Director Dr John Grimes and Associate Director Matthew Owen presented the afternoon sessions on Geotechnics in Southern England, which included the…

15 Apr

South West Contaminated Land Forum

Environmental | Geotechnical

Two of JGP’s geo-environmental specialists are on the committee of the South West Contaminated Land Forum (SWCLF), which meets quarterly, along with other regional consultants and local authority environmental health officers. One of the primary aims of the forum is to put together a protocol for dealing with arsenic in the Southwest of England.  

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…

27 Mar

Our Consultancy Services

Civil | Environmental | Geotechnical | Hydrology & Flood Risk | Structural

John Grimes Partnership are a significant local, geotechnical, environmental, transportation and engineering design consultancy established some 26 years ago. We have experience of working closely with clients, architects and planning consultants to provide specialist advice throughout the development and implementation of housing projects by assisting with the scoping, option feasibility, planning, detailed design and construction…

06 Feb

Extreme weather in Devon & Cornwall

Environmental

After the recent news events regarding the extreme weather in the South West of England, it prompted JGP to recall one of our past jobs. In 1990 following severe storms, JGP carried out seawall repairs at various locations across Devon and Cornwall. Initially concrete filled sandbags on their own, even when spiked together, did not cope with the continuing…

05 Jun

Plot A1, Millbay

Environmental | Geotechnical

Piling has started at Plot A1, Millbay, which is part of the Millbay regeneration area in Plymouth.  JGP carried out the pile design to support the luxury town houses and apartments following detailed environmental and geotechnical site investigations on this plot. Geotechnical / Environmental Investigations

01 Sep

Millendreath Regeneration

Environmental | Geotechnical

JGP are involved in major development proposals which will regenerate the small coastal community of Millendreath, Cornwall. Our services have included desktop environmental and ground investigation reports, including geotechnical assessment of the coastal slopes. We have also undertaken detailed flood risk assessments including river modelling, wave analysis and coastal erosion assessment. Our engineers are involved…