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05 Sep

Association of Project Safety (APS)

Following the recent changes in the assessment and auditing of Corporate and Individual APS memberships, JGP has been successful in renewing our corporate membership securing the new category of “Corporate Member with SSIP Deem to Satisfy (DTS) for Principal Designer or Designer”.  Dr Grimes has also been awarded individual Incorporated Membership (IMaPS). This renewal in…

22 Jul

Atmos Totnes: The Community Right to Build Order

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…

15 Jul

Annual ‘JGP Merit Award’ at Plymouth University – 2016

Every year JGP presents the JGP Merit Award to the most promising undergraduate student in the Geotechnics Module. JGP were delighted to present this year’s Merit Award to Liam Robinson.  Liam is currently working towards a M.Eng. in Civil Engineering. Well done Liam and we wish you all the best in your degree and future career!

12 Nov

Geotechnics Seminars

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….

21 Aug

Preston Manor Clay Sheds – Phase 1

JGP have completed involvement in Phase 1 of Sibelco Europe’s Preston Manor clay storage shed construction. JGP acted as Civils Construction Project Manager, Civils Designer, as well as Contract Administrator. Time-lapse video of the Phase 1 works can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdUl-E3CMH4

31 Jul

Raising Money for Cancer Research UK

Some of the ladies at JGP took part in the Pretty Muddy Race for Life 5K Challenge to raise money for Cancer Research UK. They raised a total of £674.72. Well done to all of those that took part.

14 Feb

Arsenic in Airborne Dust Seminar

The South West Regional Group (SWRG) of the Geological Society held a half-day seminar on “ Arsenic in Airborne Dust ” on 26th September 2014.  JGP organised the event on behalf of the SWRG together with support from Cornwall Council. The speakers and presentations included: · Rod Smith, Associate Director at JGP presented “Arsenic contaminated dust and significance…