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Civil Nuclear Sites

Volume 228: debated on Thursday 8 July 1993

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To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the civil nuclear sites in the United Kingdom, together with the expiry dates of their current operational site licences.

The table shows the civil nuclear sites in the United Kingdom, all of which are licensed by the Health and Safety Executive under the provisions of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965, as amended.A nuclear site licence is issued without limit of time, but may at any time be revoked by the Health and Safety Executive or surrendered by the licensee with the executive's agreement. The licensee continues to be responsible for the site, and subject to direction by the Health and Safety Executive, until in the opinion of the executive there has ceased to be any danger from ionising radiations from anything on the site, or until a new nuclear site licence is issued to some other person.

List of nuclear licensed sites
SiteOperator
Berkeley Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Berkeley
Gloucestershire GL13 9PA
Bradwell Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Bradwell-on-Sea
Southminster
Essex CM 10 7HP
Dungeness Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Romney Marsh
Kent TN29 9PP
Hartlepool Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Tees Road
Hartlepool
Cleveland TS25 2BZ
Heysham Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Heysham
Morecambe
Lancashire LA3 2XQ
Hinkley Point Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Nr. Bridgwater
Somerset TA5 IND
Oldbury Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Oldbury-on-Severn
Avon BR 12 1RQ
Sizewell Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Leiston
Suffolk 1P16 4UE
Trawsfynydd Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Trawsfynydd
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Gwynedd LL41 4DJ
Wylfa Power StationNuclear Electric plc
Camaes Bay
Gwynedd LL67 0DH
SiteOperator
Capenhurst WorksBritish Nuclear Fuels plc
Capenhurst
Chester CH1 6ER
Capenhurst WorksUrenco (Capenhurst) Ltd.
Capenhurst
Chester CHI 6ER
Drigg Storage SiteBritish Nuclear Fuels plc
Drigg
Cumbria
Sellafield WorksBritish Nuclear Fuels plc
Seascale
Cumbria CA20 1PG
Springfields WorksBritish Nuclear Fuels plc
Salwick
Nr. Preston
Lancashire PR4 0XJ
Amersham InternationalAmersham International plc
White Lion Road
Amersham
Buckinghamshire HP7 9LL
Radiation Sources (Harwell)Amersham International plc
Isotope Production Unit
Didcot
OxonOXll 0RA
Forrest FarmAmersham International plc
Whitchurch
Cardiff CF4 7J2
AEA TechnologyUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Harwell Laboratory
Didcot
Oxfordshire OX 11 0RA
AEA TechnologyUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Winfrith Technology Centre
Dorchester
Dorset DT2 8DH
AEA TechnologyUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Springfields Works
Salwick
Nr. Preston
Lancashire
AEA TechnologyUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Windscale
Cumbria
TRIGA ReactorICI Chemicals and Polymers Ltd.
Billingham
Cleveland ST23 2JB
Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce
Raynesway
POBox31
Derbyshire DE2 8BJ
Manchester UniversityManchester University
Research Reactor
Risley
Warrington
Cheshire WA3 6AT
University of London ReactorImperial College
Imperial College Field Station
Silwood Park
Ascot
Berkshire SL5 7PY
SiteOperator
Barrow ShipyardVickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd.
PO Box 6
Barrow in Furness
Lancashire LA 14 1AF
Devonport Royal DockyardDevonport Management Ltd.
Devonport
Plymouth PL1 4SR
2.SCOTLAND
Hunterston Power StationScottish Nuclear Ltd.
West Kilbride
Ayrshire KA23 9QT
Torness Power StationScottish Nuclear Ltd.
Dunbar
East Lothian EH42 1QZ
Chapelcross WorksBritish Nuclear Fuels plc
Annan
Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6RF
Scottish UniversitiesUniversity of Glasgow
Research Reactor
East Kilbride
Nr. Glasgow G75 0QU
Rosyth Royal DockyardBabcock Thorn Ltd.
Rosyth
Fife KY11 2YD
AEA TechnologyUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Dounreay
Thurso
Caithness KW14 7TZ