Harwell, Science & Innovation Campus
London 2012 Olympic Village

Diamond Light Source Limited

The Diamond Synchrotron Building is the largest UK funded, scientific facility to be built for over 40 years. Located in Didcot, Oxfordshire the Diamond Light Source is a new scientific facility which covers the area of 5 football pitches.

The facility is operated by Diamond Light Source Ltd, a joint venture company. The company receives 86% of its funding from the UK Government (via the STFC) and 14% from the Wellcome Trust. Diamond cost £260m to build which covered the cost of the synchrotron building, the accelerators inside it, the first seven experimental stations (beamlines) and the adjacent office block, Diamond House.

System Summary

  • 3,200 Cat 6 Data Outlets

  • 16,000 metres of Fibre Optic and Voice Cabling

  • 12 Communication Rooms

  • 40 Communication Cabinets

  • 2,000 Fibre Optic Terminations