Cavanagh Bridge

Overall Winner 2018


 Project Description

This project was an integral component of the University Environmental Development Plan and provides a direct link from the university lower grounds to Perrotts Inch and onto the Western road. The project also involves landscaping works which provide an attractive but distinctive extension to the lower grounds parkland. 

Project Team

Delivered by the UCC Capital Projects Team 

Design Team

Architect O'Donnell & Twomey
Civil & Structural Horgan Lynch
Mechanical & Electrical  Arup Consulting Engineers
Quantity Surveyor AKC


L&M Keating


The official opening and ribbon cutting of the Cavanagh Bridge was held on 11th December 2018, in the presence of Dr. Tom Cavanagh, President of UCC Professor Patrick O'Shea and Mr Mark Poland, Director Buildings and Estates.

The Cavanagh Bridge was awarded the overall prize at the Concrete Society Awards in 2018.

UCC is very grateful to the Tomar Trust for enabling this development through Cork University Foundation. 


Perrotts Inch Pedestrian Bridge Site Strategy - O'Donnell & Tuomey

The Perrott's Inch Bridge Project Pedestrian & Vehicular Routes Rev 2


For further information please contact Director of Buildings and Estates

Cavanagh Bridge

Buildings and Estates Office

Foirgnimh agus Eastáit

Western Road, Cork