The Chess Building, 9-17 Caxton Way, Watford

Watford, England

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.

UK data centre stats

17
Data Centres
90
+
Carriers
2
IXPs
3
Public Clouds

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

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Data Centres

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

  • Colocation
  • Data Centre Suites

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

  • Cross Connect
  • Metro Connect
  • IP Bandwidth

Connectivity

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

  • Cross Connect
  • Metro Connect
  • IP Bandwidth

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centres, we have reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.

  • AWS Direct Connect
  • Oracle FastConnect
  • IBM Direct Link
  • SX Fabric

Cloud

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centres, we have reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.

  • AWS Direct Connect
  • Oracle FastConnect
  • IBM Direct Link
  • SX Fabric
 

Building Structure

  • 2 stories

Total Building Size

  • 7,432 m²

Utility Power Capacity

  • 30,948 kW

UPS Power Capacity

  • 12,310 kW

UPS Redundancy

  • 2N

Generator Power Capacity

  • 60,000 kW

Cooling Plant Redundancy

  • N+1

Roof Construction

  • Double insulated Corus D46 profiled metal deck Sanafil S327-18EL covering

Max. Floor Loading

  • 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

Facility Specs

 

Building Structure

  • 2 stories

Total Building Size

  • 7,432 m²

Utility Power Capacity

  • 30,948 kW

UPS Power Capacity

  • 12,310 kW

UPS Redundancy

  • 2N

Generator Power Capacity

  • 60,000 kW

Cooling Plant Redundancy

  • N+1

Roof Construction

  • Double insulated Corus D46 profiled metal deck Sanafil S327-18EL covering

Max. Floor Loading

  • 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

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

  • Colocation
  • Data Centre Suites

Data Centres

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

  • Colocation
  • Data Centre Suites

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

  • Cross Connect
  • Metro Connect
  • IP Bandwidth

Connectivity

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

  • Cross Connect
  • Metro Connect
  • IP Bandwidth

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centres, we have reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.

  • AWS Direct Connect
  • Oracle FastConnect
  • IBM Direct Link
  • SX Fabric

Cloud

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centres, we have reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.

  • AWS Direct Connect
  • Oracle FastConnect
  • IBM Direct Link
  • SX Fabric
 

Building Structure

  • 2 stories

Total Building Size

  • 7,432 m²

Utility Power Capacity

  • 30,948 kW

UPS Power Capacity

  • 12,310 kW

UPS Redundancy

  • 2N

Generator Power Capacity

  • 60,000 kW

Cooling Plant Redundancy

  • N+1

Roof Construction

  • Double insulated Corus D46 profiled metal deck Sanafil S327-18EL covering

Max. Floor Loading

  • 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

Facility Specs

 

Building Structure

  • 2 stories

Total Building Size

  • 7,432 m²

Utility Power Capacity

  • 30,948 kW

UPS Power Capacity

  • 12,310 kW

UPS Redundancy

  • 2N

Generator Power Capacity

  • 60,000 kW

Cooling Plant Redundancy

  • N+1

Roof Construction

  • Double insulated Corus D46 profiled metal deck Sanafil S327-18EL covering

Max. Floor Loading

  • 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

London Data Centre Information

Click on each of the data centres below the map to learn more about them

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Hanbury Street (LON1)
Address: 
11 Hanbury St, London, E1 6QR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7375 7000

Hanbury Street (LON2)
Address: 
11 Hanbury St, London, E1 6QR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7375 7000

Hanbury Street (LON3)
Address: 
11 Hanbury St, London, E1 6QR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7375 7000

Oliver's Yard
Address: 
Oliver's Yard, 55-71 City Road London, EC1Y 1HQ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Cloud House
Address: 
1 Muirfield Crescent, London, E14 9SZ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Cloud House West
(Bonnington House)
Address: 
47 Millharbour Glengall Bridge London
E14 9TR, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Sovereign House
Address: 
227 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9SD, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 207 954 9100

West Drayton
Address: 
Unit 1, 1 Airport Gate, Bath Road, Middlesex, UB7 0NA, United Kingdom 
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Crawley 
Address: 
Unit 2, Connect Way, Manor Royal Crawley, RH10 9BD, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Crawley
Address: 
Napier Way, Crawley, RH10 9QJ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Chessington 
Address: 
Fountain Court, Cox Lane, Chessington, KT9 1SJ, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Redhill 
Address: 
Foxboro Business Park, 3 St Anne's Boulevard, Redhill, RH1 1AX, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Watford 
Address: 
The Chess Building, 9-17 Caxton Way, Watford, WD18 8UA, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100

Woking
Address: 
Unit 21 Goldsworth Park Trading Estate, Woking, GU21 3BA, United Kingdom 
Phone: +44 (0)207 954 9100