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Confidential Data Centre, England

Confidential Data Centre, England

    • CLIENT:
    • Confidential
    • MiCiM
    • Deerns
    • PROJECT:
    • LHR1-B
    • VALUE:
    • £7.5m
    • SECTOR:
    • Data Centres
    • Slough, UK


Kirby was appointed as the main mechanical and electrical contractor for a data centre expansion project in Slough, England.

This project involved the expansion of an existing data centre facility and the introduction of a new switchroom, 27 CRAH units
and 12 PDU’s. Kirby successfully integrated all services in a live environment with no disruption to existing services.


Kirby scope of works included the installation and commissioning
of mechanical and electrical services.

The electrical services installed by Kirby include:

• LV Distribution
• General & Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection & Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
• Earthing & Bonding
• Voice & Data Distribution
• STS units

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby include:

• Chilled Water
• Supply & Extract Ventilation Distribution
• Fire Suppression
• VRF Air Conditioning
• Leak Detection
• Server Room Air Conditioning
• Humidifcation Water
• Process Chilled Water
• RO Water
• Dry Sprinkler System

Installed plant items included 12 no. PDU’s, 12 no. STS, 8 no. switchboards, 12 no. ATS, 13 no. DB boards, 27 CRAH units, 1
no. AHU, pressurisation and humidifcation units and zumtobel intelligent lighting control system.

The total project meterage consisted of 7,450m of cable, 5,200m of containment, 28 no. of loops, 114 no. calibrations, 96 no.
I/O points, 1,685m of black utilities pipework, 240m of copper pipework and 220m2 of ductwork.