Data Centres

First Data International – Essex project, Essex

Client: First Data International

We were appointed by First Data Services to design and supervise  the building construction and MEP services installation of  their new data hall within their main site at Basildon Essex. The construction of this site allowed FDS to migrate their existing data networks from their Southend premises. We acted as contract administrator's and clients agent throughout the scheme.

The project included the upgrade of the existing data centre in Basildon to primary status, consolidation of the existing print & mail facility within Caxton House and re-location of the plastics embossing facility from Southend into Caxton House. Our design also included for a VESDA air sampling system to monitor the centre in tandem with a gas suppression fire extinguishing. 

The works were carried out whilst FDS remained in full operation and the installation of new switch gear, UPS sets and CRAC units was carried out without any shut downs or disruptions to the existing hall. The project was undertaken from commencement to completion in 9 months and was successfully  completed on programme and within budget.

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