Roughan & O’Donovan

Roughan and O’Donovan (ROD) is a leading civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy.  An independently-owned firm, we employ a multidisciplinary team of more than 200 people in our Dublin and UK offices.  Our key markets are transport, bridges, buildings, water, environmental and research.

Recent awards include Project of the Year at the ACEI Engineering Excellence Awards 2021 for the Motorway Operations Control Centre, Dublin, Ireland; Infrastructure Project of the Year at the UK National Government Opportunities Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2020 for the A6 Randalstown to Castledawson ECI, Northern Ireland; and Transport Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2019 for the Northern Spire Bridge, Sunderland, UK.

Current projects include the A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Dualling Scheme in Northern Ireland; Waterford North Quays Strategic Development Zone (SDZ); enhancing Motorway Operation Services Programme (eMOS); Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing in Norfolk, UK; and Dart+ West.



BIM (Building Information Modelling)

Our BIM processes are certified by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and apply across our full range of engineering services.  This provides reassurance to clients and project partners that we have the systems and capabilities in place to manage information effectively.

We combine our standardised BIM processes with our ISO 9001 quality management system.


Our quality assurance system ensures delivery of high quality, value engineered designs that meet clients’ requirements in a fully auditable and managed manner. 

Our system integrates:

  • IS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • IS EN ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management


Roughan & O’Donovan

82-87 Pegholme
Wharfebank Mills
Ilkley Road
LS21 3JP

T   +44 (0)113 298 0000



Jim Thorpe, Managing Director