Interxion lodge plans for two-storey data centre

By William O'Connor

THE construction of a two-storey data centre with three-storey central service spine has been lodged with South Dublin County Council by Interxion Ireland DAC.

Based at Grange Castle Business Park in Clondalkin, the plans include a reception area (274.4sq.m), shipping area (264.3sq.m) and three data halls (each 582.5sq.m - total 1,747.5sq.m) plus service spine and ancillary space at ground floor; storage (476sq.m) at mezzanine level above the shipping area; and office (560sq.m), three data halls (each 582.5sq.m - total 1,747.5sq.m) plus service spine and ancillary space at first floor level; and service spine at second floor level only.

Grange Castle business pk 1 liz

The new data centre will include plant at roof level; associated support services, seven standby generators with associated flues (each 17.29m high).

Also included in the plans are, a single storey sub-station (74.5sq.m), transformer 26.8sq.m and bin compound (33sq.m) which will connect to existing Grange Castle infrastructural services that will include a new access road, and will provide independent vehicular access to the site off the northern spine road that provides access to the existing data centre granted under SD15A/0034.

The plans will include ancillary site works as well as fencing, signage, entrance gate, 22 car parking spaces that include 2 disabled car parking spaces, as well as sheltered bicycle parking.

The development will also include modifications to the attenuation pond, and to the landscaping previously permitted under SD15A/0034.

Temporary permission is also sought for 72 temporary construction worker parking spaces, temporary construction compound and temporary construction access from Grange Castle Business Park lands to the west.

An Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR) has been submitted with this application. A decision is due on November 6.

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