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Online services unavailable on 9 and 27 August 2011

Article dated: 22-Jul-11

Online services including access to web pages, login and download will be unavailable on both 9 and 27 August 2011.

On Tuesday 9 August all websites will be unavailable between 08.00 to 13.00 because of a controlled test shutdown.

On Saturday 27 August all websites will be unavailable between 08.00 to 18.00 because of the shutdown of the electricity supply to the University of Essex. Services will also be at risk on 28 and 29 August.

This will affect the UK Data Archive, ESDS, UKDA-store, Survey Resources Network, Relu-DSS, History Data Service,, Secure Data Service, and Nesstar websites.