London Central Build Blog – Week 51

Much progress has been made again this week across many areas of the project, as we head towards our launch.

Small VESDA unit installed for sampling air in the meet me and electrical intake rooms

Small VESDA unit installed for sampling air in the meet me and electrical intake rooms

Power outlets installed for the A side of the core UPS system

Power outlets installed for the A side of the core UPS system

Custom made cooling control box installed for backup AC supply in meet me room

Custom made cooling control box installed for backup AC supply in meet me room

Conduit run into top of outlets ahead of commissioning

Conduit run into top of outlets ahead of commissioning

Testing operation of the backup AC controller

Testing operation of the backup AC controller

Secondary cooling controller being installed for primary cooling from main evaporative system

Secondary cooling controller being installed for primary cooling from main evaporative system

VESDA system being installed in first data hall

VESDA system being installed in first data hall

A-side power distribution installed in cold corridor

A-side power distribution installed in cold corridor

B-side power distribution installed in cold corridor

B-side power distribution installation under way in cold corridor

Supplies in place for first two generators, ahead of finalisation

Supplies in place for first two generators, ahead of finalisation

Generator feed breakouts to external compound including custom junction boxes for control cables

Generator feed breakouts to external compound, including custom junction boxes for control cables

VESDA pipework installation begins

VESDA pipework installation begins

VESDA pipework leading to first containment pod

VESDA pipework leading to first containment pod

VESDA pipework reaching the far side of the first data hall

VESDA pipework reaching the far side of the first data hall

VESDA pipework backbone which feeds back to the control and analysis unit

VESDA pipework backbone which feeds back to the control and analysis unit

Next week will see many of the elements completed, along with a primary emphasis on finalising all cable runs ahead of a period of commissioning.

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