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JPG Complete Connex 45 development Leeds

Wilton Developments has completed the £5m Connex 45 development at Thornes Farm in the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone and the site is almost full with tenants, leaving only 1 available 30,000 sq ft unit. Situated on a four acre site close to the East Leeds Link Road, Wilton Developments’ Connex 45 includes a 50,000 sq ft […]

Colour use in building design

Colour is a powerful form of communication, we are either attracted to colour and repelled by it, so even if the coolest architectural design were presented to us, if we didn’t like the colour, we wouldn’t like it at all. Colour in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a […]

The future of Tennis at Wimbledon

Wimbledon’s famous Court No 1 is on it’s was to having a retractable roof after a £70 million modernisation of the all England Club was given the green light back in 2014. A seven-year masterplan to upgrade the home of tennis at SW19 with a retractable roof, designed to be closed in 10 minutes when rain starts […]

Sun Control and Solar Shading

There are many different reasons why people would want to control the amount of sunlight that is admitted into a building. In warm, sunny climates excess solar gain may result in high cooling energy consumption; in cold and temperate climates winter sun entering south-facing windows can positively contribute to passive solar heating; and in nearly all […]

Sunshine at the JPG Annual Golf Day

Over 30 guests attended our annual Golf Day this year at Cookridge Hall, Leeds, with everyone playing from their full handicap on this par 72 course. The course itself challenged a few players with 9 water holes and the tricky feature, hole number 6 with a par 3, which is over water with a two […]

JPG lift the Leeds skyline

JPG were appointed as the lead engineers for the office development by CDP at Queen Street in Leeds. The site posed potential issues with the proximity to surrounding buildings and the restricted access. This meant that JPG had to carry out various assessments and devise strategic project plans to ensure the smooth running of the […]

Luxury Leeds hotel

Construction to develop the deluxe hotel fronting Greek Street and Bond Court in Leeds city centre has now commenced on site. JPG are providing Civil & Structural Engineering services on the ten-storey, 90 bedroom luxury hotel which forms part of Evans’ £20m investment plans for the Bond Court area of Leeds. GMI Construction have been […]

The Top 10 Glass Buildings of the World

Below are some of the great examples of glass architecture from around the world. Building design and engineering has developed massively over the last 10 years and many creative architects have maximised the use of natural light within their designs. The Crystal Palace (1951) was one of the first buildings to include vast amounts of […]

Architecture future design trends

So really great ideas have come from designers across the world about their interpretation of what the future holds in terms of architecture design. Designers are becoming bolder and have more scope with their ideas even if they do seem completely unfeasible. Curves, movement, sustainability and functionality will play a big part in designs. People […]

Green light for giant job-creating warehouses

JPG have been working with Caddick Constructon and the design team to secure planning permission for two new warehouses in Knottingley, set to support up to 2,700 jobs. The application site comprises approximately 74 acres of land located at Trinity Farm in Knottingley. Full planning approval was granted by Wakefield Council for a distribution building with […]