The Lunar3 Facility

Situated in East Manchester, Lunar3 is a multi-storey data centre facility offering geographically disparate colocation options for clients from central Manchester. The site has gated controlled access and is well positioned for clients attending via car with ample parking available. Easily accessed on the main outbound route from the centre of Manchester, Lunar3 offers low-latency connectivity from all major locations to our metro network.

Lunar3 is a great location with additional tier 1 carriers in the process of bringing their networks into the site.


545 Hyde Road,
M12 5NQ

Gross size of data centre (m2): 836, Net customer space (m2): 500

Building type: Purpose Built Data Centre Building

Building Tenure: Freehold

Situated in East Manchester
Highly Resilient
Highly Accredited
Carrier Neutral
Gated Secure Access

Lunar 3 Technical Specifications

Number of data floors: 4

Number of IT zones: 3

Maximum floor load capacity (kg/m2): 1000

Maximum raised access floor height (mm): 500

Raised floor to ceiling height (meters): 3

Number of passenger lifts: 1

Number of goods lifts: 1

Good list maximum load (tonnes): 1

Separate delivery bays: 1

Target PUE: 1.3

Type of Security System: Proximity access card and PIN

Full internal and external CCTV

Audited access procedure

Electronic access gate

Full perimeter security

High sensitivity smoke detection system: Yes

Type of sire suppression system: Automatic/Manual (FM200)

Type of cooling system: DX CRAC units

Maximum cooling capacity (MW): 1.2

Cooling redundancy: N+1

CCUs or in-row cooling: CCU

Number of independent supplies into building: 2

From how many substations: 1

Total incoming feed capacity (MVA): 2

Diverse power route: 2

Generator fuel at full load (hours): 48

UPS type: Static

UPS autonomy (minutes): 25

UPS capacity (kW): 1200

UPS redundancy: N+1

Generator redundancy: N+1

Generator capacity (MVA): 2

Number of diverse entry points into building: 2

Number of meet me rooms: 1

Carriers: 3+

Conference Rooms


Client WiFi

Information Security Management

Quality Management

Environmental Management

Payment card industry data security standards


Lunar 3 Carrier List

Lunar 3 is a highly connected carrier-neutral ecosystem with a large number of global carriers, tier 2 providers and dark fibre providers.

Located in the UK’s second most connected city, and fully diverse from London with direct fibre routes out to Europe and the USA bypassing the London fibre networks.

Lunar 3 has two duct entry points into the building meaning many of the carriers are able to provide diverse network routes

Lunar 3 also has direct dark fiber access to Lunar 1 and 2 meaning we can cross connect clients to any of the on-net carriers within.

If you would like to find more about Lunar 3 please contact us below