Protected: Zayo Critical Infrastructure Facilities Refurbishment and Upgrade


Linbrooke were selected to refurbish many of Zayo European Network core sites, including modular Inline Amplifiers (ILAs) & to upgrade buildings housing Cable Landing Stations/Data Centres across the UK & Europe.

Zayo is the leading global infrastructure provider, with dense, high-quality networks in every major market in North America and Western Europe. Zayo diverse lit and dark fiber networks provide critical connections to thousands of data centers, cloud providers, commercial and entertainment centers in more than 400 markets.

The project forms the first of a number of planned phases delivered by Linbrooke over the next few years.

The Facility

Linbrooke were appointed to refurbish an ILA site in Lowestoft, UK - a Cable Landing Station for Circe North, a 96 fibre system. [any involvement with ZEUS?] The site was built in 1999, with most of the critical infrastructure reaching the end of its technical life.


Linbrooke delivered this project on schedule and within the agreed budget:

• Front End – Main electrical intake panel maintenance / auto-transfer switch (ATS) enhancement
• Generator refurbishment, replacement battery charging systems & analyse fuel system.
• 48V DC Plant replacement. Removal of life expired Nortel Helios plant with diverse Eaton rectifiers.
• Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) replaced with with three 26Kw Stulz split systems
• New fire detection, Vesda & FM200 gas suppression systems.
• New access control system & replaced/refurbish physical security components.
• New intruder detection system.
• New CCTV installation – 14 cameras internal & external. Minimum 30-day NVR image storage.
• On-site & remote monitoring integration. All critical plants are connected to the telemetry platform.
• Lightning protection testing.
• 100% Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR).
• Decorating damaged areas.
• Full site deep clean.
• Record data & documentation.


United Kingdom
13 Months
Critical Infrastructures

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