Communications / Data /IT

We have undertaken many communication, IT and data projects, a few examples of which are shown below:

Cooling and Power Plant Upgrade - Berkshire

Replacement of cooling plant and associated facilities to an existing data centre in Berkshire, involving internal & external units, reconfiguration of 2 plant compounds and other internal finishes refurbishment. With a GIFA of 2,100m², this project was procured through negotiation with a Preferred Main Contractor with a JCT Intermediate Contract with Contractor Design. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor, Contract Administrator and CDM Consultancy.

Galway, Ireland

Refurbishment of data facility for a major data networking equipment manufacturer.

New Energy Centre, Swindon

New energy centre to provide the necessary transformers / generators / UPS / electrical switchgear infrastructure to support the expansion of the adjoining data centre. Wicksteeds has worked with this Client since 2006 on various data centre and communications infrastructure sites around the country. With a GIFA of 935m², this project was procured through Single Stage Selective tendering with a NEC3 Option B Contract. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor, Contract Administrator and CDM Consultancy.

New Hosting Room, Swindon

Construction of a new Tier 3 hosting room within an existing data centre housing 186No equipment racks. The room was constructed in a phased development to meet the Employer’s requirement for the initial 15 nr racks to be available to meet their business needs and included the construction of ventilation towers and alterations to the existing facades to allow ‘free’ cooling. With a GIFA of 407m², this project was procured through Single Stage Selective tendering with a NEC3 Option B Contract. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultancy.

Office Reception Area, Swindon

Refurbishment of reception area for major telecoms company. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultancy.

HSBC Bank, Canary Wharf

IT backbone fibre installation.

Office Development, New Southgate

New office development for a major telecoms company.

Eurostar Terminal

Data Cabling Infrastructure

Harlow

New office facility for major telecoms company.

Telecoms Data Centre, Hampshire

Fitting out of a secure data centre. Services provided: Quantity Surveyor.