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13 Jan

Inspection of concrete frame at the Camels Head Fire Station

Structural

JGP has carried out the inspection of the reinforced concrete frame at the Camels Head Fire Station, Plymouth. The inspection involved a visual tactile inspection of the existing reinforced concrete frame as well as intrusive investigations to evaluate the conditions of the concrete including carbonation testing, chloride testing and strength testing. JGP presented the findings…

14 Dec

Diving in at the deep end

Structural

“ Diving in at the deep end ” Roped access inspection of steel framed structure over a swimming pool. Structural Services

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…

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…

13 Feb

Eden Project

Structural

During November 2014, on behalf of The Eden Project, JGP carried out detailed geotechnical inspections of all internal and external slopes at this famous nature conservation and visitor attraction in Cornwall.  Following the inspections, JGP developed a framework document to facilitate the ongoing monitoring and management of the slopes.   JGP are proud to continue working with The Eden…

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…

09 Jan

Rope access inspection at Guildford Leisure Centre

Structural

Acting on instructions from Guildford Borough Council, Richard Glover, Steve Inman and Tim Grimes from JGP undertook a structural inspection and survey of the steel frame structure over the leisure pool located at the Spectrum Leisure Centre in Guildford. This involved a visual inspection of the steel frame structure using IRATA rope access work positioning…

27 Aug

Inspection of Wiltshire Fire & Rescue mast

Civil | Structural

Last week, two of our roped access team, Tim Grimes and Richard Glover, undertook a visual structural inspection of a 40m high tower for Wiltshire Fire & Rescue service. The inspection consisted of using roped access techniques to visually inspect all structural elements of the mast for safety and maintenance purposes. If you require any…

16 Jul

The Green House, RIBA Award

Structural

A house worked on by JGP, The Green House in Newton Ferrers, Devon has been given a prestigious ‘Regional Award’ by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Our structural engineer, Jon Warren, worked alongside the project’s architects Nick Elkins based at Brixham firm Stan Bolt’s Architects. The Green House is a replacement house on…