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LDeX2 is a new data centre in Manchester that went live in 2015. The data centre is very close to Manchester United's stadium, Old Trafford, around a third of a mile to the north west of the stadium.

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  • Established: 2015
  • Total space: 20,000 sq ft


  • Dual feeds from dedicated substation, which provides 3MVA power
  • UPS: Vertiv (formerly Emerson Network Power)
  • UPS Redundancy: N+N 2 string configuration
  • Generators: Diesel generators with 1 week fuel supply on site
  • Generator Redundancy: N+1
  • Generator Fuel: 24x7 refuelling contract
  • Rack Power: A+B 32amp power supply
  • Power SLAs: 99.999% uptime SLA


  • Air Conditioning: N+1 high capacity air conditioning systems
  • Cooling SLAs: maintain cold aisle temperature at 23 degrees C
  • Containment: Cold aisle containment

Fire Prevention

  • VESDA smoke detection systems
  • Sensitive smoke detectors are positioned throughout the datacentre and under the raised floors
  • FM200 fire extinguishing gaseous suppressants take the energy out of the fire within seconds of it developing
  • Fire suppressants used are non-destructive, envrionmentally friendly and safe for human exposure
  • Class A, B and C fires are typically knocked out in less than 10 seconds, minimising atmospheric toxicity and smoke damage


  • Efficiency: P.U.E. (Power Usage Effectiveness) < 1.35
  • Emission mitigation: 100% carbon neutral


  • Carrier neutral data centre
  • Diverse fibre routes into the data centre


  • Guards: 24x7 on site manned security
  • Access: 24x7 audited & secure access procedures
  • Features: Full height perimeter security fence, electronic car-park gate, tall gated man trap, internal and external cameras covering the building, intruder alarms, proximity readers on all doors, facial recognition biometric scanners protect critical zones
  • Netwatch: Virtual tripwire system monitored by third party security centre 24x7
  • Procedures are in place to meet the strictest of security standards such as PCI-DSS, ISO27001, FSA regulations and government level audits

Address and Location

Data Centre Name: 
Unit 6, Waterside, Trafford Park, Manchester [Royal Mail writes Trafford Park, LDeX writes Trafford Wharf Road]
M17 1WD
Associated Labels (past and present): 
London Data Exchange

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