China Mobile International UK Data Center

China Mobile International Limited, the world’s leading telecommunications operator, called upon the mission critical expertise of Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group to design its first data center in the United Kingdom at a former brownfield site.


  • Size: 9,615 square meters (103,495 square feet)
  • Construction Cost: Confidential

Tetra Tech designed building services for this high-density data center that provides resilient and flexible solutions. Notable features and innovations include: 

  • Energy efficiency led the design for the critical power and cooling systems, with a very low power-usage effectiveness using Tier III topology
  • Air-cooled free-cooling chillers and variable-speed, chilled-water computer-room air-conditioning units provide base utilization of internal space
  • Elevated chilled water temperatures provide good energy efficiency in the chilled-water system

All other details are confidential.