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Founded in 1980 as John Newton & Partners by John Newton & Alan Brackley.

JNP Group Consulting Engineers is proud to have six offices around the UK in Chesham (HQ), Brighouse, Leamington Spa (Midlands), Hartlepool (Teesside), Glasgow and Sheffield.

  • 1991

    new office

    In 1991 an additional office opened in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

  • 1991

    new Partners

    Andrew Dawson and Peter Hurd promoted to Partners in August 1991

  • 1996

    new Partners

    Stuart Evans and John Wood promoted to Partners in 1996

  • 1998

    new Sheffield office

    The Sheffield office opened in 1998, managed by Derek Smith.

  • 2000

    Mike Hamilton promoted to Partner

    Mike Hamilton promoted to Partner in August 2000

  • 2001

    Leamington Spa office opened

    Our Leamington Spa office was opened in 2001 managed by Andrew Lee

  • 2002

    Derek Smith promoted to Partner

    Derek Smith promoted to Partner in 2002

  • 2002

    Derek Smith promoted to Partner

    Derek Smith promoted to Partner in 2002

  • 2003

    JNP LLP

    The company converted to Limited Liability Partnership status in 2003

  • 2004

    Andrew Lee promoted to Partner

    Andrew Lee promoted to Partner in August 2004

  • 2005

    Geo-environmental and Transport Sections

    Our Geo-environmental and Transport Sections were opened in 2005.

  • 2005

    new Hartlepool office opened

    Our new Hartlepool office, managed by Colin Cook (Associate) opened in December 2005.

  • 2005

    new Hartlepool office opened

    Our new Hartlepool office, managed by Colin Cook (Associate) opened in December 2005.

  • 2007

    JNP Group consulting engineers HQ move

    After 27 years in Amersham, JNP Group consulting engineers HQ moves to a new larger building in Chesham 2007.

  • 2010

    Andrew Dawson becomes Consultant

    Andrew Dawson moves from Partner to Consultant in 2010.

  • 2014

    David Hosking promoted to Partner

    David Hosking promoted to Partner in 2014.

  • 2014

    David Hosking promoted to Partner

    David Hosking promoted to Partner in 2014.

  • 2015

    Peter Hurd retires

    Peter Hurd retired in 2015.

  • 2017

    JNP Group merged

    In 2017 JNP Group merged all offices to become one company: JNP Group Consulting Engineers Ltd.