London Central Build Blog – Week 28

Week 28 has seen further progress on the cold corridor enclosure, though focus has also been turned to other areas of the facility as various elements of the project near completion.

Rear wooden panelling completed around cooling apertures

Rear wooden panelling completed around cooling apertures

A look at the wooden cladding on the rear of the cold corridor enclosure

A look at the wooden cladding on the rear of the cold corridor enclosure

Insulation fitted into cold corridor enclosure

Insulation fitted into cold corridor enclosure

First fireboard sheets being fitted to enclosure

First fireboard sheets being fitted to enclosure

First fireboard run completed on outer face of enclosure

First fireboard run completed on outer face of enclosure

First 3M fireboard sheets being fitted to inner enclosure wall

First 3M fireboard sheets being fitted to inner enclosure wall

Upholstery completed on our custom NOC lounge seating

Upholstery completed on our custom NOC lounge seating

Upholstery completed on our custom NOC lounge seating

Upholstery completed on our custom NOC lounge seating

First carrier entering our Meet Me room, the first of many over the next few weeks / months

First carrier entering our Meet Me room, the first of many over the next few weeks / months

The cold corridor enclosure wall alone is comprised of over 3 tonnes of fireboard, which gives an indication of the sheer quantity of raw materials involved in building an entire data centre. Each 3 metre sheet is just shy of 50kgs.

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