Ballincollig / Dunmanway Community Schools


Client: Jarvis PLC / John Sisk & Son
Location: Cork, Ireland
Value: €25 Million
Scope: Civil / Structural / Fire/Procurement Consultancy Services to Design/Build/Operate Management Team



Ballincollig & Dunmanway community schools are 1,000 and 700 pupil schools respectively. The schools were built by John Sisk & Son as a pilot PPP scheme. The key feature of this project was the PPP procurement method.

We provided the following services:

  • Engineering design support to Jarvis Projects Ltd., the selected Design/Build/Operate Contractor for the new Public Private Partnership school project.
  • Preparation of planning application drawings and reports.
  • Traffic impact assessment, road and car-park design.
  • Structural design, pad and strip footing design, r.c. columns, r.c. flat slab.
  • Lattic steel roof truss design.
  • Retaining walls designs.
  • Design of underground services.
  • Advice on fire safety.
  • Procurement support, public-private partnership approach.
  • Construction support.