Global Switch London 1 (North) Factsheet


  • Address: East India Dock Road, E14
  • Opened: 1999
  • Rating: Tier II (III in some suites)
  • Capacity: 175,000 sqft. over 3 floors


  • Capacity: Up to 10amps per rack
  • Distribution: Diverse feeds in some suites
  • Continuity: N+1 UPS
  • Backup: N+1 Generators with 50 hours on-site fuel


  • System: N+1 DX cooling
  • Air flow: Hot/cold aisle configuration
  • Fire suppression: Argonite/Inergen gas suppression


  • ConnetU: Diverse 10Gbps fibre towards Telehouse North and QiComm Tutis Point
  • Other carriers: Various; major site for Level(3)/GBLX

Security and Staffing

  • Access policy: Advance e-mail booking required
  • CCTV: Monitored internal, external, common areas
  • Staffing: 24/7 manned site, perimeter mantrap and barriers
  • Remote hands: Shared ops with GS2, expensive


  • By road: A13 on to East India Dock Road
  • Parking: On-site parking and loading bay, not guaranteed
  • Public transport: 5 minute walk from East India DLR

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