Key Infinity milestone as iCITY secures AFL on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Infinity has reached a major milestone in the establishment of Infinity Stratford, a data centre to be created in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. iCITY, a joint venture between Infinity and Delancey, has finalised its deal with the London Legacy Development Corporation to deliver a world-leading digital and creative hub. Infinity Stratford, will be one of the largest and most efficient data centres in Europe.
Infinity Stratford will open in 2015 providing clients with140,000 sq ft of net technical space supported by 40MVA of diversely connected power. Located close to the majority of the UK’s internet peering points, the data centre will also offer extremely low latency connections to the world’s telecommunications networks. It will support the flourishing digital and creative businesses within iCITY as well as being perfectly located for the City of London and Docklands markets.
iCITY will transform the former Press and Broadcast Centres into a world-class centre of innovation and enterprise. It will drive the regeneration of east London and help to stimulate long-term economic growth in the UK. The deal announced by iCITY today takes total investment in the Press and Broadcast Centres to £1billion.
Stuart Sutton, Chief Executive of Infinity SDC said:
“We are delighted that iCITY has signed the Agreement for Lease with LLDC. This is an important milestone in transforming the Press and Broadcast Centres into a world class digital hub.
“This announcement is strategically important for Infinity SDC, moving the company firmly into the growing digital and creative sector. Infinity Stratford will be at the heart of this development. It will offer clients unrivalled connectivity and power, combined with outstanding service provision tailored to the needs of the digital and creative organisations within iCITY.
“We look forward to opening one of the largest and most connected data centres in Europe in 2015.”