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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

19 Jan

Logging Trial Pits

Geotechnical | Structural

Logging Trial Pits – part of our Ground Investigation at Sibelco’s Preston Manor site to inform design of new ground bearing slab. Structural 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.  

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…

20 Feb

Arena, Eden Project, Cornwall


JGP is proud to be continuing to provide the Eden Project with geotechnical advice. Our recent involvement followed a small surface slope failure to the rear of the Arena area which occurred after heavy rainfall. JGP supervised investigation works, which involved drilling into the slope and provided a design solution, which included improved slope drainage….

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

Millbay Development


JGP is continuing to carry out various works at the £160M Millbay Redevelopment, which has recent been named among the top 50 regeneration projects in the UK by Planning Magazine. In mid-2014 JGP prepared a combined geotechnical and contaminated land report on behalf of Clarke Nicholls Marcel summarising all ground investigation information obtained to date. …