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UK Data Centers: Connecting London and the South East to global markets

Inside the more than 55 CenturyLink Technology Solutions data centers around the globe, technology becomes more agile, secure and sustainable. We augment traditional colocation solutions with a comprehensive hybrid suite of managed services and cloud, so companies can grow with us, without challenge or penalty.

CenturyLink’s portfolio of 5 UK Data Centers consists of campuses in London Docklands, Slough and Reading, interconnected by direct low latency fibre routes. The two London Data Centers provide proximity to key financial trading and foreign exchange platforms, as well as providing hosting facilities to London’s growing legal and professional services sector. The Slough and Reading facilities are ideally situated for the Hi Tech sector located along the M4 corridor and the geographical distribution of our secure UK Data Centers makes CenturyLink the ideal choice for clients seeking fully resilient dual data center solutions and disaster recovery services.

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Data Center Locations
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LO1: Slough, UK
POWER 13.5 MW
SPACE 61,445 sf
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LO3: London, UK
POWER 1.5 MW
SPACE 34,850 sf
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LO4: London, UK
POWER 7 MW
SPACE 14,488 sf
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LO5: London, UK
POWER 13.5 MW
SPACE 38,750 sf
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LO6: Reading, UK
POWER 6 MW
SPACE 308,405 sf
LO1: Slough, UK
Power: 13.5 MW
Space: 61,445 sf
Space
 • 61,445 sf
 Power
 • 13.5 MW
Real Estate Summary
• Located near London Heathrow
International Airport; 15 minutes
from London
• Two story building
• Total building interior (sf) = 61,445
• Raised fl oor (mm) = 800

 
Electrical Summary
• Southern Electric provides
power feeds
• Power density minimum
(W/sf) = 150
• Generator confi guration = N + 1
• Total Power Capacity = 13.5 MW
• Minimum one fuel replenishing
company
Mechanical Summary
• Cooling system configuration= N + 1
• CenturyLink manages temperature
and humidity to strict ASHRAE
standard
 Fire Detection and Suppression Summary
• VESDA provides early warning
detection

 

LO3: London, UK
Power: 1.5 MW
Space: 34,850 sf
Space
 • 34,850 sf
 Power
 • 1.5 MW
Real Estate Summary
• Located near London City and
Heathrow Airports; 20 and
50 minute drive from London
• Two story building
• Total building interior (sf) = 34,850
• Raised floor (mm) = 600

 
Electrical Summary
• Southern Electric provides
power feeds
• Power density minimum
(W/sf) = 150
• Generator configuration = N + 1
• Total Power Capacity = 1.5 MW
• Minimum one fuel replenishing
company
Mechanical Summary
• Cooling system configuration= N + 1
• CenturyLink manages temperature
and humidity to strict ASHRAE
standard
 

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary
• VESDA provides early warning
detection
• FM 200 sprinkler system

 

LO4: London, UK
Power: 7 MW
Space: 14,488 sf
Space
 • 14,488 sf
 Power
 • 7 MW
Real Estate Summary
• Located near London City and
Heathrow Airports; 20 and 50 minutes
from London
• Eight story building
• Total building interior (sf) = 14,488
• Raised floor (mm) = 400

 
Electrical Summary
• UKPN provides power feeds
• Power density minimum
(W/sf) = 150
• Generator configuration = N+1+1
• Total Power Capacity = 7 MW
• Minimum one fuel replenishing
company
Mechanical Summary
• Cooling system configuration= N + 1
• CenturyLink manages temperature
and humidity to strict ASHRAE
standard
 

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary
• VESDA provides early warning
detection
• FM 200

 

LO5: London, UK
Power: 13.5 MW
Space: 38,750 sf
Space
 • 38,750 sf
 Power
 • 13.5 MW
Real Estate Summary
• Located near London Heathrow
International Airport; 15 minutes
from London
• Two story building
• Total building interior (sf) = 118,561
• Raised floor (mm) = 800

 
Electrical Summary
• Southern Electric provides power
feeds
• Power density minimum
(W/sf) = 150
• Generator configuration = N+1
• Total Power Capacity = 13.5 MW
• Minimum one fuel replenishing
company
Mechanical Summary
• Cooling system configuration= N + 1
• CenturyLink manages temperature
and humidity to strict ASHRAE
standard
 

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary
• VESDA provides early warning
detection
• Pre-Action system utilizes two
detection methods; one ionized and
one photo electric detector interlocked
with the dry pipe sprinkler system

 

LO6: Reading, UK
Power: 6 MW
Space: 308,405 sf
Space
 • 308,405 sf
 Power
 • 6 MW
Real Estate Summary
• Located near London Heathrow
International Airport; 15 minutes
from London
• Two story building
• Total building interior (sf) = 308,405
• Raised fl oor (mm) = 600 and 800

 
Electrical Summary
• Southern Electric provides power
feeds
• Power density minimum
(W/sf) = 150
• Generator confi guration = N+1
• Total Power Capacity = 6 MW
• Minimum one fuel replenishing
company
Mechanical Summary
• Cooling system configuration= N + 1
• CenturyLink manages temperature
and humidity to strict ASHRAE
standard
 

Fire Detection and Suppression Summary
• VESDA provides early warning
detection

 

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Q&A with London Data Center Manager Mark Taylor

With more than 25 years of experience, Mark has a deep background in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Facilities Management, Project Management, and Data Center Design and Build. 

 

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