Global Switch 1 Data Centre

Global Switch 1 Data Centre

Global Switch 1 (GS1 London North) Factsheet


  • Address: 240 East India Dock Road, E14 9YY
  • Opened: 1999
  • Rating: Tier 2+ equivalent
  • Capacity: 175000 sqft over 3 floors


  • Capacity: Up to 8amps/2kW average to racks
  • Distribution: Redundant A+B power feeds/bars
  • Continuity: N+1 UPS
  • Backup: N+1 generators with 50 hours on-site fuel


  • System: N+1 DX air conditioning
  • Air flow: Hot/cold aisle configuration
  • Fire suppression: VESDA with Argonite/Inergen gas suppression

Connectivity (planned)

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, chargeable


  • By road: Adjacent to A13 East India Dock Road, next to Blackwall Tunnel
  • Parking: Limited on-site parking and secure loading bay
  • Public transport: 5 minute walk from East India DLR or Canning Town DLR/LU