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Manchester data centres

TelecityGroup has four of the most resilient, highly connected data centres in the region.

Expanding to meet your needs

Joule House data centre, Manchester

New flagship 3.5MW facility close to MediaCity, providing densities of up to 20kW per rack, an industry-leading PUE of 1.35 and wide choice of carriers.


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Manchester data centre overview:

Expanding to meet your needs Joule House, our new enterprise grade facility brings a different class of data centre to the region. Take a tour and see for yourself.
Flexible and scalable infrastructure you can rely on A wide range of colocation options with flexible power densities and configurations from 2kW to 20kW per rack.
Unrivalled choice of connectivity We offer access to the widest choice of networks, host two of the world's largest internet exchanges, LINX and AMS-IX and the UK’s newest internet exchange, IX Manchester, all of which adds resilience to your network, enhances end-user experience and reduces your communications costs.
24/7/365 support Our expert team of data centre engineers, managed services and networking professionals are dedicated to support your business 24 hours a day, all year round.
Leading by operational excellence All our Manchester data centres are certified to ISO27001, ISO9001, ISO 14001, OHAS 18001, BS 25999-2 and PCI DSS.

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Telephone: +44 (0)161 232 3500

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Manchester data centres
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Manchester data centre infrastructure

Our Manchester data centres offer diverse colocation options from a quarter rack to private suites and dedicated zones. Thanks to our modular data centre design and flexible power densities we can deliver a solution that's right for you. All of our sites are designed, built and operated by engineering experts to the highest industry standards to ensure your business critical systems are always available.


You need to know your data centre will deliver uninterruptable power to your infrastructure. That's why we double up on everything - to ensure the highest levels of resiliency and redundancy.

Flexible configurations and power densities from 2kW to 20kW per rack.
Fully redundant and resilient power supplies, at a minimum of N+1, ensure guaranteed uptime.
Maximum diversity and separation of UPS system and power distribution through dedicated A&B supplies.
Every site provides back-up diesel generators capable of supporting the data centres indefinitely.
Fully redundant and resilient power supplies
Fully resilient power supply


Each of our Manchester data centres utilise a robust heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system which delivers stable air flow, temperature and humidity for efficiency equipment operation.

Minimum N+1 redundancy on chilled water-cooling system.
Fully concurrently maintainable, dual-path secondary chilled water distribution.
Close Control Units (CCUs) provide conditioned air to the data floors at a minimum N+2 redundancy.
Our newest Manchester data centre features free cooling to achieve leading power usage effectiveness and minimise its environmental impact.
Cooling infrastructure
Cooling infrastructure

Fire detection and suppression

Monitored continuously from the Network Operations Centres, our fire detection and suppression systems minimise risk and suppress fires quickly to prevent problems from spreading.

High sensitivity smoke detection systems (VESDA).
VESDA immediately detects airborne heat and smoke particles, notifying our on-site facility staff before a fire has an opportunity to start.
Fully addressable two-stage fire detection system that monitors the underfloor, room and ceiling void space (smoke and heat).
Fire supression
Fire suppression

Security and access

Securing your business-critical data and systems is our priority. That’s why we adopt a multi-layered approach to security and access, operating from the outer perimeter inwards to the building. We can also tailor this security to your exact needs.

Integrated digital video camera surveillance throughout the exterior and interior.
Independent client-card and biometric- identification access system.
Secure monitored single-person entry.
Unified security-breach alarm with access monitoring.
24/7/365 manned security.
Secure managed delivery and loading bays.
Bespoke additional client specific security provisions available, including secured caging, private suites and zones.
Biometric access at Joule House
Biometric access and control

Manchester data centre connectivity

As a carrier-neutral data centre we give you direct access to a wide selection of network providers for greater choice, flexibility, network resilience, cost savings and speed to market. In addition, the connectivity options available on site are enhanced by the presence of two of the world's largest internet exchanges, LINX and AMS-IX as well and IX Manchester providing access to national and international peering.

Connectivity options

Direct connectivity to a wide range of on site carriers

Our Manchester data centres deliver direct access to the widest possible selection of international and local carriers, service providers, internet exchange points, CDNs, financial services companies and cloud providers. Our carrier neutrality brings your business greater choice, flexibility, network resilience, cost savings and speed to market.

Global peering and connectivity

We host IX Manchester the UK’s newest internet exchange, LINX, the London Internet Exhcange and offer direct connectivity to the Amsterdam Internet Exchange, AMS-IX for all your peering requirements.

Pan-European connectivity across our data centre network

A European IP network supports ethernet over MPLS services and connects our Manchester data centres and extends throughout our European sites.

Managed connectivity with multiple carriers

You can connect directly to our IP Multihome service. This allows you to distribute content through multiple Tier 1 carriers and internet exchange points, free from the complexity of maintaining multiple contractual and peering relationships.

Unrivalled connectivity from our Manchester data centre
Pan-European connectivity

Energy efficiency in our Manchester data centres

Our data centres are designed to operate as efficiently as possible. New technology and innovation are fundamental elements of new data centre design, and we invest considerable resources into ensuring that the efficiency of our existing facilities is the best in the industry.

Energy-efficient technologies

The data centre’s energy-efficient design and innovative technologies will not only help you meet your sustainability targets. With our newer sites, because energy efficiency is built into every aspect of the building, your business will also enjoy lower costs.

Highly efficient cooling systems.
Continuous real-time electricity usage monitoring with regular reviews of energy-saving effectiveness.
Consultation and best-practice advice on energy-efficient equipment configuration.
Motion-activated light controllers reduce energy consumption and heat load.
Energy-efficient technologies
Hot and cold aisles

Setting the standards in energy efficiency

We continue to set new industry standards and lead the market in environmental initiatives. Our data centres are certified to the following international standards:

ISO 14001 – an internationally recognised accreditation for organisations that demonstrate superior environmental management.
EU Code of Conduct for data centres – Corporate Status. Each of our data centres has been audited and is operated to the Code’s best practices for maximising energy efficiency.
Carbon Trust Standard – recognising our commitment to reducing our impact on climate change by cutting carbon emissions.
Energy efficient standards
ISO 14001, EU Code of Conduct for data centres and the Carbon Trust Standard

Manchester data centre services

Every Manchester data centre provides maximum reliability, flexibility and choice. Our experience, flexible approach, locations and additional services enable us to design and deliver solution that matches your exact needs. From colocation to fully managed hosting, we offer a wide range of value-added services.

Colocation and hosting

Colocation & hosting

Enjoy premium infrastructure and unrivalled connectivity with our colocation and managed hosting services.

Colocation services
Support services

Support services

Keep your infrastructure running efficiently with our comprehensive tiered support.

Colocation and managed services support
IT infrastructure design & consulting

IT infrastructure design & consulting

Our experts can guide you through the design, modernisation and migration of your data centre, and discuss other services we offer which will improve the performance of your hosting environment.

Colocation infrastructure design and consulting
Network Services

Network services

Experience fully-redundant internet connectivity with our IP Multihome service or use our managed network to unify your resources across Europe.

Internet connectivity
Intersite connectivity
Internet Security Services

Internet security services

Secure your online presence with our managed security services, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention, and DDoS mitigation.

Managed firewalls
Intrusion detection & prevention
DDoS mitigation
Data storage and security

Data storage & security

Enjoy secure high-speed data backup, recovery and archiving with a fully-managed service that you control.

Data backup & recovery
Data archiving
Server management and performance optimisation

Server management & performance optimisation

Improve the performance of your IT infrastructure and keep it that way with our load balancing and server management services.

Server monitoring
Load balancing
Server management
Data backup and recovery

Disaster recovery services

Benefit from maximum uptime and fully-redundant infrastructure through our disaster recovery services.

Disaster recovery services

Contact Manchester

To meet our team and take a guided tour of one of our data centres:


Telephone: +44 (0)161 232 3500

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