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16 Dec

Inspection of existing roof structure

Inspection of existing roof structure to Grade 2 listed 16th Century building. Structural Services

14 Dec

Diving in at the deep end

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

31 Oct

Plymouth Breakwater Swim

On 2 October Tim Grimes took part in the 2.2-mile (4km) Breakwater Swim from Plymouth Breakwater to Plymouth Hoe in aid of the Chestnut Appeal, which is a prostate cancer charity that raises money to provide extra nursing, treatments and additional technology in Devon and Cornwall.  Tim, who is a novice sea swimmer came an…

31 Oct

Wear It Pink 2016

Staff at JGP’s office took part in ‘Wear It Pink Day 2016’ on Friday 21st October.  It was a fun day with everyone dressed in a variety of pink outfits.  A week-long cake sale and other events raised a total of £236.25 for Breast Cancer Now. ‘Wear It Pink Day’ is one of the biggest fundraising events in the…

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…