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Onyx Group

Location: Rotherham – Data Centre, Business Recovery Suite and Design & Build.

Client requirement: To expand an existing N +1 data centre 10 fold to accommodate an additional 260 racks and a 500 seat disaster recovery office.

Space: 28,000 sq ft


Our solution:

  • Approach the space design with an ethos to maximise space
  • Ensure the technical design provides for resilience in all operational equipment
  • Consult with planners to establish the key restrictions of the site
  • Establish the electricity capacity at the site and upgrade to 2MVA
  • Liaise with the landlord to seek alteration approval
  • Investigate ways to expand the centre
  • Manage the budget
  • Construct a mezzanine floor
  • Fit out & alteration works: 18 weeks
  • Civil works
  • Comprehensive mechanical, electrical & fire suppression installation
  • Furniture supply & installation
  • Installation of generator
  • Testing & commissioning


North East

Altec Engineering