The development will assist in meeting the demand for cloud computing. It will also make a strong contribution to the UK’s fast-paced and growing digital economy.

Locally, it will make a valuable addition to the Science Vale and its economy by assisting Science Vale and the Didcot Growth Accelerator Enterprise Zone in meeting their objectives and goals. This development will also benefit the Science Vale through spill-over effects that arise from clustering of high-tech operators, high-value activity to the supply chain of products and services, as well as to the high-skilled labour pool.