Case Study


Atkins is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modelling of a flood defence system or the improvement of a management process, Atkins plan, design and enable major infrastructure solutions.

The Brief

Sudlows were appointed by Atkins to undertake a programme of detailed audits to assess their global data centre capacity throughout the Middle East.

Locations of Completed Works

  • Bahrain
  • Qatar
  • Dubai
  • UAE
  • Oman
  • Saudi Arabia


“It is absolutely essential that we provide a stable platform for the business and our data centres are at the heart of this.

“Sudlows have an excellent reputation and track record in the global data centre industry, so we had full confidence in their expertise to provide us with a comprehensive understanding of our risks and to deliver the necessary remedial works.”
-Darwyn Kennedy, Programme Manager at Atkins

John Rippingale, Associate Director at Sudlows DMCC added:
“Atkins are one of the largest infrastructure companies in the world, so it is clearly important that all of their data centre facilities are checked on a regular basis.

“These audits ensure that they are operating to the highest of standards in order to maintain resilience and uptime.

“As we continue to expand our operation in Dubai and the Middle East, this new contract with Atkins demonstrates how demand for data centre expertise, with a strong focus on energy efficiency, is rapidly growing within the region.”


MEA Area