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Structure Tone constructed a new data centre in the heart of London for Volta. The seven floor 90,000sf project was built with an Uptime Tier III design.
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Volta, London
VOLTA, London
Volta, London
Volta, London
Volta, London

Volta

This central London’s largest data centre project comprised the complete redevelopment of an existing 90,000sf facility on an island site for a colocation company. In addition to extensive core and shell and structural modifications, we delivered 10,000sf of technical space with further 30,000sf to follow in subsequent phases. The project included two internal subterranean 33kV UKPN switch rooms and transformer rooms on the new 33kV London network.

The data centre is stacked vertically over seven stories and was delivered to an Uptime Tier III design. Located in the heart of central London, the project presented a real challenge in logistics, as the building is positioned on an island site surrounded on all sides by residential, commercial and retail premises. In addition, there was no external lay down space to accommodate the complete gut back to core and shell of a fully fitted facility, as well as its full reinstatement to a new state-of-the-art data centre.

Client

Volta Data Centres

Location

36-43 Great Sutton Street, London

SF

90,000

Engineer

AECOM

Dates

Jul 2012 – Jul 2013

Sector

Mission Critical

Services

Full refurbishment & engineering fit-out of an entire facility

Project Manager

MPG Shreeves

Quantity Surveyor

MPG Shreeves

Architect

KMG Partnership

Awards

Best Retrofit Award at the 2013 International Data Centre and Cloud Awards
90000

Square Feet

35

Weeks

"Structure Tone is a very highly regarded name in the construction industry, and the sheer wealth of experience the company has in the data centre space convinced us that they’re the best team to help us realise our great ambitions for this new Data Centre." -- Matthew Dent, CEO, Volta Data Centres

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