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Telehouse London Docklands (North, East, West)
14 Coriander Ave
London E14 2AA, United Kingdom
Located in London Docklands
  • 786,000 Gross SqFt
  • 40.0 Megawatts

Telehouse operates five data centers in London, four at its Docklands campus in East London, consisting of Telehouse North (opened 1990), Telehouse East (opened 1999), Telehouse West (opened 2010), and Telehouse North Two (opened in 2016.)

Equinix Slough Campus LD4, LD5, LD6, LD10
352 Buckingham Avenue
Slough Trading Estate, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4PF UK
Located in London: Slough
  • 612,096 Gross SqFt
  • Does not own Owns the Building

Critical to London’s Financial industry, Equinix’s collection of non-contigous data cetners in Slough function as a virtual campus via innerduct paths that connect them. The campus is one of the largest data centres in London.

Equinix London LD9 Powergate
Unit 2
Powergate Business Park, Volt Avenue, London, United Kingdom
  • 107,639 Gross SqFt
  • 29.0 Megawatts

LD9 is located in West London's Park Royal campus. The data centre was a Telecity managed facility before Equinix acquired Telecity in July 2016.

VIRTUS Slough London 3 and 4
14 Liverpool Rd
Slough SL1 4PF, UK
Located in London: Slough
  • 230,000 Gross SqFt
  • 27.2 Megawatts

The datacenter first opened in 2014 by Infinity SDC, but in 2015 VIRTUS acquired the site which is now called London 3. London3 is the closest (non-Equinix) facilities to Equinix's LD4 making it an option to be part of the financial trading ecosystem, but colocated outside of Equinix.

1 Olivers Yard - Digital Realty
One Oliver's Yard
55-71 City Rd, London EC1Y 1HQ, UK
  • 27,114 Gross SqFt
  • 2.3 Megawatts

This site was formerly a Telecity site that was acquired by Equinix (January 2016) and subsequently sold to Digital Realty Trust (July 2016.)


London is the largest data centre market in Europe, and a top 5 in the world. The London Data Centre market is broken down into several regions.

  • London Docklands: The Docklands is where networks meet to peer and interconnect.
  • London Slough: The financial trading ecosystem thrives in Slough. The Equinix Slough campus is the heart of the FX trading ecosystem

Primary London Colocation Providers

  • Digital Realty has 11 sites in London
  • Equinix has 8 data centres including their growing Slough Campus (LD3, LD4, LD6, LD10)
  • Interxion
  • Telehouse - Several Docklands options
    Global Switch - Also in the Docklands
    Virtus - A fast-growing provider with 4 sites in the region

Top UK Data Centres for Carrier Density

Data centres with good network connectivity are plentiful in London. There are many carrier hotels, including:

  • Telehouse Docklands North, East, and West
  • Equinix LD8 (Docklands)
  • Digital Realty - Sovereign House
  • Equinix Slough (LD3, LD4)
  • Interxion LON1, LON2, LON3
  • Digital Realty - Meridian Gate




Top Data Center Providers in London

Sites Sites Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Equinix 9 936,368 50.60
Telehouse 2 797,227 40.00
VIRTUS Data Centres Ltd 4 641,604 106.80
Digital Realty Trust 14 478,655 69.80
Infinity SDC 2 278,785 71.20
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Largest Data Centers in London

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
Telehouse London Docklands (North, East, West) 786,000 40.00
Equinix Slough Campus LD4, LD5, LD6, LD10 612,096
VIRTUS Slough London 3 and 4 230,000 27.20
DRT London (Woking) 200,000
VIRTUS Stockley Park Campus 182,980 64.00
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Data Center Construction in London

Company Region Name Site Name Building SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MWs) Estimated Launch
e-shelter London e-shelter London 1 (Dagenham) 8.0
Total 0 0 8.0

TelecityGroup lobby at HEX before Equinix acquisition and rebranding. Photo taken circa 2013.
The Facility is just South of Heathrow airport
Unit 1 on Power Way is in the background
Digital Realty’s Redhill data centre facility Unit 3, Foxboro Park
The 9-story data centre was built in 2010.
Chessington is Digital Realty’s network rich and purpose-built data centre for the London market. Housing both private 1.4 MW suites and smaller retail cage environments
Equinix's LD10 site was acquired from IO Data Centers in 2017.
Rendering of Cyrus's Third Data Center in Slough
Posted in CyrusOne London III Source: CyrusOne
TelecityGroup Powergate 1
Posted in Equinix London LD9 Powergate
Powergate Floor Layout
Posted in Equinix London LD9 Powergate Source: Telecity
The Mirrored Exterior of Equinix LD8
Posted in Equinix London LD8 Harbour Exchange (Docklands)
TelecityGroup lobby at HEX before Equinix acquisition and rebranding. Photo taken circa 2013.
Telecity HEX Office Entrance
Posted in Equinix London LD8 Harbour Exchange (Docklands)

TelecityGroup lobby at HEX before Equinix acquisition and rebranding. Photo taken circa 2013.

The Facility is just South of Heathrow airport
Exterior of Server Farm's London Facility
Posted in ServerFarm London

The Facility is just South of Heathrow airport

Source: SFR
Switchgear Room
Posted in ServerFarm London Source: SFR
Iron Mountain Slough View From the North
Posted in Iron Mountain London LON-1 Source: Iron Mountain
Unit 1 on Power Way is in the background
DRT's Crawley Unit 2 on Connect Way is in the foreground
Posted in Digital Realty Crawley Unit 2

Unit 1 on Power Way is in the background

Source: DRT
London 2 at the Prologis Business Park in Hayes
Posted in CyrusOne: London II Source: CyrusOne
Vestiges of the Zenium Pink Branding
Posted in CyrusOne: London II Source: CyrusOne
Rendering of E-Shelter's Facility in Dagenham
Posted in e-shelter London 1 (Dagenham) Source: e-shelter
Progress on LON1 as of May 2019
Posted in e-shelter London 1 (Dagenham) Source: e-shelter
Digital Realty’s Redhill data centre facility Unit 3, Foxboro Park
Exterior View
Posted in Digital Redhill (Foxboro Park)

Digital Realty’s Redhill data centre facility Unit 3, Foxboro Park

Exterior of Virtus's London2 Facility
Posted in VIRTUS Hayes London2 Source: Virtus
432 count fiber ring between Sovereign House and Cloud House facilities
Posted in Digital Docklands: Cloud House Source: DRT
Mechanicals
Posted in Volta EC1
London One at 12 Liverpool Road
Posted in CyrusOne London I Source: CyrusOne
Exterior View
Posted in Cyxtera Slough LO5 Source: Google Maps
The 9-story data centre was built in 2010.
Telehouse West
Posted in Telehouse London Docklands (North, East, West)

The 9-story data centre was built in 2010.

Finishing Construction on Telehouse North in 1990
Posted in Telehouse London Docklands (North, East, West) Source: Telehouse
Chessington is Digital Realty’s network rich and purpose-built data centre for the London market. Housing both private 1.4 MW suites and smaller retail cage environments
Floor Plan
Posted in DRT London (Chessington)

Chessington is Digital Realty’s network rich and purpose-built data centre for the London market. Housing both private 1.4 MW suites and smaller retail cage environments

Source: Digital Realty Trust
Zenium branded exterior before CyrusOne rebranded the facility
Posted in CyrusOne London II (Stockley Park)
London Two, post rebranding
Posted in CyrusOne London II (Stockley Park)
Rendering of Hear East
Posted in Infinity SDC HereEast
Rendering of KAO London One Facility
Posted in Kao London One Campus
Romford South Facility
Posted in Infinity Romford North and South Source: Infinity SDC
Romford North Facility
Posted in Infinity Romford North and South Source: Infinity SDC
Layout of South Datacentre
Posted in Infinity Romford North and South Source: Infinity SDC
Exterior of Datum's Facility in Farnborough
Posted in Datum FRN1
Rendering of Dataum's FRN1 Data Center
Posted in Datum FRN1
Exterior of the Sovereign House Data Centre
Posted in Digital Sovereign House (227 Marsh Wall)
London East Building
Posted in Global Switch London Docklands Campus Source: Global Switch
Exterior of Global Switch's London North Facility
Posted in Global Switch London Docklands Campus
EQIX LD10
Posted in Equinix London LD10 Source: IO
Exterior of Level3's Premier London Facility
Posted in Level3 London (Goswell)
Aerial View of the Rear of the Goswell Facility
Posted in Level3 London (Goswell)
Equinix's LD10 site was acquired from IO Data Centers in 2017.
Equinix LD10
Posted in Equinix Slough Campus LD4, LD5, LD6, LD10

Equinix's LD10 site was acquired from IO Data Centers in 2017.

Source: Equinix
Equinix LD4
Posted in Equinix Slough Campus LD4, LD5, LD6, LD10 Source: Google Maps
Front Entrance
Posted in Colt Powergate