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Mission Critical Facilities

(Data centre consultancy – planning, design & compliance services)

Mission critical facilities require highly resilient infrastructure to ensure businesses, operations and systems operate effectively and continuously. 

Working in the UK and internationally our mission critical specialists provide a dedicated mission critical design service, from project appraisal through all the design stages to on-site support. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail and pragmatic engineering solutions.

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Over 1000MW of IT Capacity

We have delivered >1000MW of IT capacity across the Nordics, mainland Europe, the UK, Asia and the USA. We recognise the speed to market demands of a sector that is constantly evolving to keep pace with technology – and we embrace change as part of the process.

We’re here to meet your critical requirements:

Technology​

You need infrastructure innovations that guarantee speed, flexibility, resilience, cost-efficiency and scalability across your site.

Data Systems​

You need to minimise IT headaches and maximise SLA successes, whether you run a hyperscale, metro and/or colocation facility. 

Built Environment​

You need to meet environmental and climate change pressures, while also squeezing CAPEX and OPEX budgets across your function. 

Capability, capacity & culture

At Sweco, we can meet the demands you face in each area of your mission critical operation, with the ability to call on the right team, at the right time, from across our European (and international) multi-disciplinary skills landscape. 

Key services

Design Services

  • Design Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Fire Engineering
  • BIM Consultancy

Advisory & Planning

  • Site Due Diligence
  • Acoustics
  • Environmental Accreditation

Compliance

  • Health & Safety
  • Building Control
  • Permitting 

End-to-end support & expertise

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Due Diligence

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Masterplanning

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Permitting

04.

Design

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Services during construction

Our international data centre expertise means we can deliver sustainable solutions across Europe and beyond.

Local expertise on a global scale

Our data centre operations are led from the UK, with local in-country specialists based across Europe and internationally. In addition to projects in France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and Turkey we have also recently delivered site acquisition due diligence and masterplanning in both Asia and North/Central America.

To us, every project counts

We won’t just bring a ‘can-do’ attitude to your project…but a ‘will-do’ promise too. We understand that performance and reliability are central to your services, and so we place them right at the heart of ours to ensure we always deliver exactly what we say we will – with executive leadership responsibility you can hold to account at every stage of your partnership with us.

Mitigate & maximise

We’ll outline, assess and combat risks and points of failure while unlocking opportunities for innovation and service enhancement.

Early engagement

By immersing ourselves in your requirements and challenges from the outset, we ensure all key project objectives are set and met.​

Full suite solutions

With over 100 civil engineering teams across the Sweco Group, we set the standards in multi-disciplinary consultancy.​

Agile collaboration

Our joined-up approach allows us to fuse together the best and most relevant expertise for every part of a project.

Innovation, integrated


COBie Data Mapping (FM)

We have delivered COBie database for Data Centre projects, tracking project team data completion from design through to handover.

Coordination Management

We are experienced at coordinating design teams and using BIM360 CDE.

Virtual Reality

Alongside our visualisation teams, we are also undertaking VR research project with Zaha Hadid Architects and CERTH, funded by the EU.

Digital Twins

Our in-house Twinfinity® solution connects Buildings, Business and Operations.

Our experience also extends to challenging remote projects, including our current involvement as lead designer for the British Antarctic Survey.

We view BIM as Better Information Management. We are passionate about the processes of BIM and our consultants lead Information and Coordination Management.

Our pledge to you

We promise to be your most approachable and committed partner. We promise to make sure you receive exactly the right expertise the situation calls for. And whatever challenge you are facing, we promise to solve it.Our collective vision is to become Europe’s most respected knowledge company in the fields of consulting engineering, environmental technology and design. We want to realise that goal by working with forward-looking partners…like you.

Executive responsibility and leadership of our different teams means that we will get under the skin of what you need and demand a design with empathy. We will use our experience to make the hidden visible, bringing critical path elements, like below-ground infrastructure, under the spotlight. Lessons learned from design, delivery and de-brief phases of previous Campuses will be embedded.

​Ben Freedman Head of Buildings at Sweco UK

Ben Freedman

Head of Buildings Division

Claes Andersson

Director – Head of Mission Critical

Contact our experts today

Get in touch using our quick form, and we’ll direct your comment or query to the right specialist. You’ll receive a response shortly, but if you need to talk in the meantime please call +44 (0) 113 262 0000