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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, which…

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

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 Nov

Geotechnics Seminars

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

JGP has carried out a series of seminars on behalf of of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) . On the 22nd of June 2016, JGP presented the first of the seminars at the Medieval Hall, Salisbury. Director Dr John Grimes and Associate Director Matthew Owen presented…

15 Mar

Derriford Hospital Interchange, Plymouth


JGP are pleased to be involved in the road improvements at the front entrance of Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. Working for AMEY Plc, JGP has provided geotechnical supervision relating to new slope cuttings to enable road widening at this major A&E hospital.  JGP assessed the stability of the rock mass, which allowed the retaining structure…

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….

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…

16 Oct

Pro Geo Exhibition


The South West branch of the Geological Society held their annual Pro Geo event last Friday. Pro Geo is a one-day conference for professional geoscientists in the South West and this year’s theme was ‘Physical and Contaminant Hydrogeology’. The event was held at the picturesque Roadford Lake, near Broadwoodwidger in Devon. Several JGP employees attended the event…