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Lockerbie Data Centres’ $1.5B Data Center Approved

Submitted by on 20 March, 2016 – 4:33 pm

Scottish Lockerbie data center operator of data centers (www.lockerbiedatacentres.co.uk) announced Wednesday that its proposal for data center 1.5 billion U.S. dollars (£ 950 million), near Lockerbie, Scotland It has been approved by the Council of Dumfries and Galloway.

The project was first announced in March, and local planning officials will approve his proposal to build a data center, near Lockerbie, Scotland.

Then last month, local planning officials revealed that happened along application from the City Council, which met on 25 November to discuss the project.

As previously reported, the buildout will create up to 1,000 construction jobs and cost up to 5.2 billion U.S. dollars (£ 3.5 billion) in investment.

WYG Engineering consultant helped secure building permits for datacenters of Lockerbie in Peelhouses farm development in Dumfries and Galloway.

Dumfries & Galloway Council granted the permit after the WYD gathering environmental impact statement and a community engagement exercise.

Scheduled to begin construction next year, the data center will focus on electronics, information technology trade, international communications, digital and horticultural research.

Designed from the ground up, the facility will strive to be as efficient as we can, says the company.

“This is an exciting opportunity for Lockerbie, and I look forward to working closely with the Lockerbie Data Centers to help make this project on the ground,” says Donald McCreadie, JMJ Consultant Planning and Design.

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