Walking to UCC

Walking to UCC2017-10-20T15:56:20+00:00

Pedestrians have absolute priority in all UCC Campus areas. UCC aims at further facilitating pedestrian traffic on and around Campus and co-operates with Cork City Council where public footpaths are concerned.

Walking as a means of travel to College has seen an increase over the last six years. Today, some 18 % of all UCC staff walk to work and almost half of the students get to College on foot on a regular basis.

Further UCC includes the provision of high quality pedestrian links in its Capital Projects developments. Examples are

  • Banks of the Lee Walkway from Mardyke Gardens to the North Mall Campus on Distillery Fields, including a new footbridge crossing the River Lee’s North Channel.
  • Provision of wider footpaths along College Road, linking the Main Campus Entrance to the Cavanagh Pharmacy School, as part of City Council’s ongoing College Road refurbishment scheme.
  • Integration of a new walkway and cycling path along the River Lee South Channel as part of the new Western Campus, including a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists to Brookfield Health Science Complex.
  • New Bridge linking the lower grounds to the Glucksman Gallery.