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Imagination Data Centre


Imagination Technologies


Bowmer + Kirkland

M&E Value:

£5.1 Million

Completion Date:

June 2013

About The Project:

This new data centre accommodates and consolidates all of the main IT infrastructure into a single location. It also accommodates the Imagination Technologies Emulator equipment. The site is made up of two 450m2 Data Halls of composite panels, one of which will remain empty for future expansion.

The building also comprises a reception area, offices, build room, toilets, plant areas and associated external works. Initially the data centre has been fitted out to accommodate an 800kW IT load located in hall 1. Suitable plant has been installed to support the day 1 load however in addition to this the infrastructure can support a day ultimate IT load of 1600kW. A Tier 2 resilience with single path N+1 on plant capacity, with standby generation limited to N has been provided. The provision to upgrade the generator installation to N+1 has also been provided.

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Mechanical Scope:

  • Incoming services
  • Hot and cold water services
  • Cooling and ventilation systems
  • Sanitary Ware
  • Leak detection
  • Automatic BMS controls
  • Above Ground Drainage

Electrical Scope:

  • HV systems
  • LV distribution
  • General small power and lighting
  • Internal, external and emergency lighting
  • Information, technology and communication systems
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Security Systems
  • Assistance alarms and systems
  • Earthing and bonding
  • Lightning protection
  • Stand by generator
  • UPS system¬†

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