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FES delivering Design and Build Project for a new Primary Datacentre

The building comprises an existing industrial until built circa 1995 arranged circa 2x750 m2 halls and 680 m2 office space under a single portal frame roof structure.

The scheme consists of the refurbishment of an existing industrial building to provide a Tier II data centre supporting circa 700 kw IT Load across 73 racks, to be via row cooling (LCP) rake based units general cooling.

The requirement includes; the design, installation and commissioning of all supporting services including HV and LV supplies, UPS, generators, cooling systems, BMS, fire alarm, fire suppression. The ICT specialist fit out is included as part of the contract and is being installed by FES communications Ltd.

Building work entails the construction of new internal structure and compartmentation to form the new data hall and other internal plant areas to form operational areas including a ‘disaster recovery room’ the fit out for general office accommodation. An external plant compound to house cooling plant, generators, fuel storage and associated supporting equipment will also be designed and constructed.

External works include the reconfiguration of the external car park and provision of security elements to protect the new asset. FES Ltd are providing the full turnkey solution using our in house divisions covering the following scope of services;

• Design & Build
• Communications
• Mechanical and Electrical
• Fire & Security
• Audio Visual
• HV & LV Supplies
• Utilities
• Property Services
• Commissioning
• Integrated System Testing (IST)

“This is an exciting opportunity for FES, working in partnership with the client to deliver services to support their critical environment. FES has extensive experience supporting the full life span of data centres, our knowledge and best practice will be utilised to ensure the services fully meet the requirements of the client throughout the construction phase through to completion and handover “
Steph Letford, Senior Operations Director of FES

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