DUBLIN, November 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The report “UK Data Center Market – Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer.

The UK data center market has the presence of cloud service providers such as AWS, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Tencent, IBM and Oracle. For example, in March 2022AWS plans to invest approximately $2.4 billion in the development of the data center in the country. Major data center construction sites in the country include London, Manchesterand Quagmire. Highly populated and urbanized places such as London expect growth in abandoned data center construction in the coming years, with start-up investment in other cities.

In terms of renewable energies, the Renewable Obligation (RO) initiative was set up by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). This initiative supports the adoption of renewable energy in large-scale projects in the UK. The market has witnessed the creation of free ports such as East Midlands Airport, Felixstowe and Harwich, Humber Region, Liverpool City Region, PlymouthSolent, Thames and Teesside.

The market has more than 50 submarine cables connecting the country to major global markets and several domestic internet exchange points. Some upcoming submarine cables linking the UK are 2Africa, Amitie, BT North Sea, Grace Hopper, ScotlandNorth Ireland 3, and ScotlandNorth Ireland 4.


  • The UK data center market is one of the largest markets for Western Europeaided by factors such as significant increase in data center investments, government strategies, growing connectivity, digitalization, etc.
  • The UK government has launched several digitization initiatives including the National AI Strategy, UK Digital Strategy, National Data Strategy and IoTUK.
  • The UK government has partnered with Ark Data Centers and formed a Crown Hosting Data Centers. In addition, the government has invested approximately $300 million at Crown’s hosting data centers to provide physical data center space to public sectors.
  • In the UK, telecom operators such as EE, Vodafone, Ericsson, Three UK and O2 are rolling out commercial 5G services across the country.
  • The large deployment and adoption of 5G services as well as the development of smart cities in the UK will fuel data traffic and further increase the demand for additional data centers in the country. For example, Lumen Technologies, Pulsant and DataQube Global are involved in the deployment of edge data center facilities in the UK.
  • The UK has renewable energy sources such as wind, wave, marine, hydro, biomass and solar, and the government aims to generate 100% of the energy mix from renewable sources d ‘by 2035. In addition, he announced a law to reduce carbon emissions by about 78% by 2035.

Reasons to buy
a) Market size available in UK colocation market investment, area, electrical capacity and revenue.
b) An assessment of data center investment in the UK by colocation and enterprise operators.
c) Investments in data centers in the area (square feet) and power capacity (MW) nationwide.
d) A detailed study of the existing UK data center market landscape, in-depth industry analysis and insightful predictions on the size of the UK data center market over the forecast period .
e) Overview of existing and future third party data center facilities in the UK.

  • Covered facilities (existing): 190
  • Installations identified (coming soon): 16
  • Coverage: 7+ slots
  • Existing vs. future (data center area)
  • Existing vs. future (IT load capacity)

f) UK data center colocation market.

  • Revenue and Market Forecast (2021-2027)
  • Retail colocation pricing

g) Investments in the UK data center landscape are categorized into IT, power, cooling and general construction services with sizing and forecasting.
h) A comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, growth rate, potential opportunities, growth restraints, and industry outlook.
i) Overview of the business and product offerings of leading IT infrastructure providers, construction contractors, support infrastructure providers and industry investors.
j) A transparent research methodology and analysis of the demand and supply side of the market.

Supplier Landscape

  • In 2021, the UK saw investments from major companies such as NTT Global Data Centers, Echelon Data Centers, Vantage Data Centers, Custodian Data Centres, Telehouse, Ark Data Centres, Serverfarm, Teledata, Kao Data, Proximity Data Centers and VIRTUS Data Centers. .
  • The market has witnessed investments from some new market entrants including Yondr and Global Technical Realty.
  • The UK data center market has the presence of local and global construction contractors who cater to the major operators in the market. For example, UK-based JCA Engineering provided its engineering services for Ark Data Centers Spring Park Campus.
  • The country’s investment in acquiring data center businesses and facilities has increased significantly. They create opportunities for local operators to develop data centers with investments from foreign joint ventures. For example, Green Mountain acquires Infinity SDC’s data center in Romford, London. Additionally, Pulsant announced the acquisition of the M247 facility in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Answers to key questions:
1. How much is investment in the UK data center market expected to increase?
2. How many data centers have been identified in the UK?
3. What are the driving factors of the UK data center market?
4. Who are the main investors in the UK data center market?

Main topics covered:

1. Existing and upcoming third party data centers in the UK
1.1. Historical market scenario
1.2. 194 unique data center properties
1.3. Data Center IT Load Capacity
1.4. Data center white floor surface
1.5. Existing and future data center capacity by location
1.6. Covered pitches
1.6.1. Larger pitch
1.6.2. Berkshire
1.6.3. Greater Manchester
1.6.4. Other counties
1.7. List of upcoming data center installations

2. Investment Opportunities in the UK
2.1. Microeconomic and macroeconomic factors of the UK market
2.2. Investment opportunities in the UK
2.3. Investment by area
2.4. Investment by power capacity

3. UK Data Center Colocation Market
3.1. UK colocation services market
3.2. Data Center Demand in UK Industries
3.3. Retail or wholesale data center colocation
3.4. Colocation pricing (quarter rack, half rack, full rack) and add-ons

4. Market dynamics
4.1. Market factors
4.2. Market trends
4.3. Market constraints

5. Market segmentation
5.1. IT infrastructure: market size and forecast
5.2. Electrical infrastructure: market size and forecasts
5.3. Mechanical infrastructure: market size and forecast
5.4. General construction services: market size and forecast

6. Level standard investment
6.1. Level I and II
6.2. Level III
6.3. Level IV

7. Geography
7.1. London
7.2. Other cities

8. Key Market Players
8.1. IT infrastructure providers
8.2. Building contractors
8.3. Support infrastructure providers
8.4. Data center investors
8.5. New entrants

9. Appendix

Companies cited

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Huawei technology
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • IBM
  • Juniper Networks
  • Lenovo
  • NetApp
  • 2bm
  • Aecom
  • Arup
  • ARC: MC
  • Atkins
  • BladeRoom Data Centers
  • Bouygues-Construction
  • deer
  • future tech
  • HDR Architecture
  • JCA Engineering
  • Kirby Engineering Group
  • KMG partnership
  • Construction Metnor
  • Mercury Engineering
  • MiCiM
  • Nicholas Webb Architects (RNF)
  • Oakmont Building
  • RED
  • Skanska
  • SPIE United Kingdom
  • STO Building Group
  • Sudlows
  • TTSP
  • Waldeck
  • ABB
  • Airedale International Air Conditioning
  • caterpillar
  • Cummins
  • eaton
  • Great
  • Electric Mitsubishi
  • Piller Power Systems
  • Rolls Royce
  • Riello Elettronica (RIELLO inverter)
  • Rittal
  • Schneider-Electric
  • Socomec
  • Vertiv
  • Ark Data Centers
  • China Mobile International (CMI)
  • Colt Data Center Services
  • CloudHQ
  • Custodian data centers
  • CyrusOne
  • Digital real estate
  • Echelon Data Centers
  • equinix
  • Iron Mountain (IO)
  • Kao data
  • NTT Global Data Centers
  • Netwise Hosting
  • Proximity data centers
  • server farm
  • Telehouse
  • Teledata
  • Vantage Data Centers
  • VIRTUS Data Centers
  • Global Technical Real Estate
  • Yondr

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