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London Data Centres & Colocation

The Chess Building, 9-17 Caxton Way

Watford, England WD18 8UA

The Chess Building, 9-17 Caxton Way

Digital Watford is located on the established industrial estate of Watford Business Park. The facility comprises up to 80,000 sq ft of technical space with associated office and ancillary space. Watford is currently at 100% occupancy.

The building sits on a substantial site of 6 acres enabling flexible plant solutions and dedicated car parking.

Watford benefits from excellent transport links – both the M1 and M25 are within 4 miles and trains go directly into London Euston in 20 minutes.

Digital Realty Data Centre
Address:
The Chess Building, 9-17 Caxton Way, Watford
England, WD18 8UA
Phone:
+44 (0)207 954 9100

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Data Centre Solutions

Check out our full list of services including colocation, build to suit, and a focus on sustainability for a complete data centre ecosystem strategy.

Connectivity

Interconnection is at the heart of our Digital Realty data centres enabling secure, fast, and reliable interconnect connectivity throughout our ecosystem.

Cloud and Hybrid IT Solutions

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centres, Digital Realty has the reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.


Facility Specs

  • Building
    • 2 stories
  • Total Building Size
    • 7,432 m²
  • Utility Power Capacity
    • 30,948 kW
  • UPS Power Capacity (kW)
    • 12,310 kW
  • UPS Redundancy
    • 2N
  • Generator Power Capacity (kW)
    • 60,000 kW
  • Cooling Plant Redundancy
    • N+1
  • Roof Construction
    • Double insulated Corus D46 profiled metal deck Sanafil S327-18EL covering
  • Max. Floor Loading (lbs./sqft.)
    • 250 ft²
  • Security Infrastructure
    • Dual Authentication access with biometric and card key access controls to data centre
    • External and internal CCTV with 93 day on site retention
  • Compliance Certifications
    • SOC2
    • SOC3
    • PCI-DSS
    • ISO 9001
    • ISO 14001
    • ISO 50001
    • ISO 18001