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Capital Projects

Providing a built environment project management service for additional space and physical infrastructure to deliver on the Strategic Plan and Academic mission.

The capital projects and planning group is responsible for the built environment project mangement function in the University. We are also a designated Local Project Office reporting on the governance of capital projects to the Capital Review Group, using the Programme Management Office (PMO) Handbook. We have a team of professionally qualified project staff, including Quantity Surveyors, Estate Managers, Engineers, Technicians, Architects, Project Managers and Programme Managers. We support project delivery across the University and work closely with the PMO in delivering large projects.

If you require a project manager for your project, please complete the Project Initiation Form or contact the Service Centre and your query will be passed on to the Head of Capital Projects & Planning. We will seek additional information to commence Project Initiation and to identify if we have a resource available to allocate to your project. For any funded projects under €50,000, CRG approval is not required. For projects between €50k and €500k, our office will liaise with the PMO to assist you in seeking approval from the Capital Review Group. Please note that project management resources are limited, and even utilising outsourced service providers to assist, your project will be categorised and placed in a ‘pipeline’ of projects, for prioritisation and PM resourcing.

Below is the list of active projects being managed by Estates & Facilities.


Trinity Business School
  • Prof. Gerry Lacey
  • Tom Armstrong
  • COMPLETE: Building delivered within budget and officially launched by An Taoiseach Mr. Leo Varadkar on May 23rd 2019. 
    Printing House Square Student Accommodation
  • Dean of Students
  • Jimmy Doyle
  • ON SITE: Construction of a 249-bed student accommodation, Health Centre, Disability Service, Sports Facility and Estates & Facilities support services development has begun. Bennett Construction is the building contractor and expected completion is summer 2020.
  • Trinity Visitor Experience (Library Treasures)
  • Bursar, Librarian and Director of Commercial Revenue
  • To be appointed
  • STAGE 2 DESIGN: This project is located in the Old Library and the Berkeley Library podium, and is intended to improve the conditions and exhibition for the Book of Kells and treasures of Trinity and improve the visitor experience. We are working on a design which can be submitted for planning permission.
  • E3 (Computer Science, Engineering, Environment and Energy)
  • Bursar
  • Deirdre O’Shea
  • STAGE 0 BUSINESS CASE: Located in the East End and TTEC campus locations, the business case is currently being prepared with space data, site and cost information.No design/management teams selected.
  • Student Space and Bio-printing Labs (TBSI)
  • Dean of Students
  • Emmet Dalton
  • Colin Brogan
  • Fitout of existing vacant space on the ground floor of TBSI to accommodate a new 100sqm multi-purpose student space and adjacent bio-printing laboratory.
    Both spaces are completed and operational.
  • Estates Strategy and Master Plan for Trinity College
  • Bursar
  • Space Planning Officer
  • PLANNING: Business case approved and preparing space and statistical data with specialists Turnberry Consulting (London)
  • Medium Sized Capital Projects
  • Minor Improvement Works
  • Further listings will be released upon completion of a University prioritization and PM capacity planning exercise.
  • Various Sponsors
  • Mix of in-house project managers and outsourced service providers.
  • VARIOUS STAGES - PIPELINE TO NEARING COMPLETION: Minor improvement works are carried out as part of the Premises Service. Trinity currently has 36 medium projects varying from €25k to €3.5M (classified on complexity and scale).
  • Trinity Visitor Experience (Trailhead Projects at Nassau St. and Regent House)
  • Director of Commercial Revenue
  • Monica Janson
  • COMPLETE: These two projects are intended to improve access to the campus for staff, students and visitors. Merrion Contracting Ltd. completed the Regent House restoration works. BAM Ltd. constructed the Nassau St. entrance work and there are some modifications to be completed this year.
  • Medium Voltage (new 10.5MW supply and new distribution all across campus)
  • Bursar
  • Emmet Dalton
  • COMPLETE: This traversed covered the majority of the TCD campus, completed by Mercury Engineering. Site work commenced in January 2017 and the final cutover to the new network was completed in January 2018, on programme and under budget. Please see this microsite for details of the project: MV Project Microsite
  • Further listings will be released upon completion of a University prioritization and PM capacity planning exercise.
  • If you have any queries regarding a capital project, please contact the Service Centre by email on or by telephone on extension 4000.