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22 Oct

Dartmoor Society Debate 2018 – Yennadon Quarry

Environmental | Geotechnical

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

Geotechnical

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

Civil | Geotechnical

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

Geotechnical

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…

01 Feb

Slope Stability Assessments, Isle of Wight

Geotechnical

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

Civil | Geotechnical

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…

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.