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IBM, England

IBM, England

    • CLIENT
    • IBM
    • Atkins, UK
    • PROJECT:
    • Project Spitfire
    • VALUE:
    • £7m
    • SECTOR:
    • Commercial
    • Hursley, UK


Kirby was commissioned to complete an office refurbishment in an existing office building, converting traditional office blocks into high security offices. Kirby was the Principal Contractor for the project overseeing and managing all aspects and disciplines. Five floors of 7,230m² office space were successfully converted and handed over for beneficial use. Included within the works was the installation of 3 high security server rooms.


Kirby scope of works involved the installation and commissioning of all electrical, mechanical and CSA services.

The electrical systems installed by Kirby included:

  • MV Distribution
  • LV Distribution
  • UPS
  • General & Emergency Lighting
  • General Service Power
  • Mechanical Plant Service Power
  • Fire Detection & Alarm
  • Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
  • Earthing & Bonding
  • Voice & Data Distribution
  • Lightning Protection

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby included:

  • Chilled Water
  • Low Temperature Hot Water
  • Smoke & Heat Exhaust Ventilation
  • Supply & Extract Ventilation Distribution
  • Fire Suppression
  • DWS
  • BMS
  • Server Room Air Conditioning

Installed mechanical plant items consisted of 127 number Fan Coils Units, 2 number AHUs, 16 number In-Line Cooling Units, 16 number DX CRAC Units, and 4 number Dry Air Coolers.