About Datum

Datum's branding on the inside wall of its Farnborough facility

Datum delivers service-enhanced colocation from its highly engineered secure FRN1 data centre within Cody Technology Park in Farnborough. The connection-rich facility is carrier and cloud neutral with latency to the City of London of less than one millisecond.
Datum has a track record of supporting clients as they embark on revitalising their IT to meet market and competitive demands, delivering a proven platform for their digital transformation projects. Datum’s secure and resilient colocation facility is trusted by an impressive and growing client list of organisations from the private and public sectors, serving vertical markets from finance and insurance through IT security services, defence and engineering, and including companies from the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500. 

The environmentally efficient data centre supports hybrid solutions, high power densities and connected DR. 2N power infrastructure delivers always-on availability whilst enterprise class service ensures client peace of mind. 

Discover the Datum Difference

Datum's Farnborough facility

Datum FRN1, our flagship UK data centre, has capacity for more than 1,000 colocation racks within a high security campus in Farnborough, which is fast developing as a strategic London-edge data centre hub. Close to the M3 with easy access to the M4 and M25, Farnborough has a fast frequent train service to London Waterloo, with a journey time of less than 40 minutes. 

The facility incorporates a pressurised free cooling design that delivers enhanced environmental efficiencies and supports high density computing to 30kW per rack as standard. Always on availability is supported by resilience in both design and operations underwritten by a 100% uptime SLA with helpdesk and remote hands services which are available 24x365.

Datum expansion planning concept

Room to grow

The appeal of Datum's service enhanced offering delivered from a highly secure facility has continuously attracted discerning clients determined to support their organisation's growth today and in the future. To complement the original data centre (FRN1) a new state of the art facility (FRN2) has been designed to Tier 3+ resilience, link-detached to the existing hall and comprising 2 new 1MW data halls. All halls benefit from a secure location within Cody Technology Park supported by Datum’s existing high service levels and established connectivity.

Now available: Option of larger footprints for businesses seeking sizeable data centre placements.


  • 2 MW lower floor built out to 2N power and N+2 cooling
  • 2MW upper floor shell and core available for custom technical design



  • 2 x 1 MW halls planning approved

How to find us

Datum Datacentres Ltd
Cody Technology Park
GU14 0LX

TeL: 0333 202 3195 

International: +44 (0)1252 391980

Email: info@datum.co.uk

Datum Datacentres FRN1 is located just off Junction 4a of the M3, and Farnborough railway station has regular trains to London Waterloo.


Visitors to Datum Datacentres should enter by Cody Gate on the Ively Road, Farnborough. All visits should be pre-booked and visitors should bring official photo ID (eg passport). This formal ID is required by Cody Technology Park security to enable access to the park, and by Datum security for access to the Datum FRN data centre.