Beamish and Crawford Quarter Infrastructure Project

Planning/Design Phase

Works Extent

This scheme which is currently at the Preliminary Design stage aims to improve the public realm and access in and around the medieval core of the city. The project will greatly enhance the historic core of the city providing improved access to Bishop Lucey Park, Elizabeth Fort, St Fin Barres Cathedral and the proposed new Event Centre on the site of the former brewery.


  • The provision of public realm improvements to the streets and existing bridges including South Main Street, Tobin Street, Tuckey Street, South Gate Bridge, Proby’s Quay, Frenches Quay, Crosses Green, Clarkes Bridge and Wandesford Quay;
  • Two new pedestrian bridges linking Crosses’ Green to Lamley's Lane and Frenches Quay to the site for the New Event Centre;
  • Remedial repairs and vegetation removal from the quay walls along Frenches Quay, Proby’s Quay and Crosses Green.


Part 8 Planning for the public realm is expected to be submitted in Q3 2021 and Construction works expected to commence in early 2022. 

Beamish and Crawford Project