Winthrop is a dedicated data centre construction company providing turnkey solutions to meet clients’ needs. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Dublin, Winthrop has a portfolio of projects that stretches across Europe. The company had a turnover of over €560m in 2020, of which over 80% is attributed to work carried out in continental Europe. Winthrop now employs over 750 people directly.
Winthrop’s specialist turnkey service covers the full range of requirements for data centre construction, from design to construction and commissioning. Clients can rely on the company to carry out all works, including civil and structural engineering, architecture, construction, mechanical and electrical services installation and commissioning.
Over the past few years, Winthrop has been one of the fastest-growing and most trusted companies in the Irish construction sector.
Anne Dooley, CEO, Winthrop, comments: “Our operations are engineering-led by people with a strong technical background. We take a solutions-based approach to meeting our clients’ needs.
“We are currently constructing multiple turnkey data centre projects in eight different European countries, equating to over 220MW of IT load.”
She continues: “Data centres are not complex building structures, but the mechanical and electrical installations are very complex. Our technical knowledge helps us drive projects. This gives us an edge when it comes to delivering projects efficiently and cost-effectively.”
Winthrop operates a comprehensive continuous professional development (CPD) programme for all staff and is a CPD-accredited employer. It is continually investing in improving its capabilities and in developing its people.
“We are an engineering company, led by engineers with high-quality staff,” comments Anne Dooley. “Many of our people are degree-qualified engineers, some with a previous trades qualification. All our engineers are highly adaptable and practical-minded. It is the quality and calibre of our staff that have developed our position in the market and helped ensure that 90% of our contracts derive from repeat clients.”
Health & Safety
An integral part of Winthrop’s offering is its attention to health, safety and environmental practices. Having attained ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditation, Winthrop does not compromise in these areas, and safety on site is embedded in the company’s fabric.
No 3: Winthrop Engineering & Contracting
ADDRESS: Turnpike Business Park, Turnpike Lane, Ballymount, Dublin 12.
PHONE: 01 460 0214
KEY EXECUTIVES: Barry English, Director; Anne Dooley, CEO; Bernard Keane, Director.
KEY ACTIVITIES: General Contractor Specialising in Data Centre Construction
YEAR END: 30/04/2021