View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Data Centre
December 4, 2015

UBS buys London data centre

News: Bank carried out £100k works on the site earlier this year.

By Joao Lima

Swiss bank UBS has acquired Roebuck Asset Management’s data centre in Hayes, West London.

The company is understood to have paid £28 million for the site located at 151 Clayton Road, according to Property Week.

The 150,000 sq ft UBS Hayes Data Centre has been used by the bank for several years. However, only now UBS acquired its first dedicated data centre in the UK.

Earlier this year, mechanical and electrical service contractor Leonari carried out works on the site for six weeks at a value of £100,000 paid by UBS.

The hub has been described by the company has a "live critical data centre". Leonari provided new chilled and hot water (CHW) distribution including both primary and secondary pipework to two new data halls within the centre.

UBS is Switzerland’s biggest bank and has over £27 billion in private client assets in the UK.

The bank has also this week unveiled plans to build a 32-storey tower in Finsbury Avenue in the City of London where its UK headquarters sit.

Content from our partners
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business
When it comes to AI, remember not every problem is a nail

CBR has approached UBS for comment.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.