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Decommissioning the world’s first commercial nuclear power station

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Sellafield’s mission is changing. As reprocessing operations end on site, our focus shifts to environmental clean-up and waste management.
As we prepare to take final fuel out of the world’s first commercial nuclear power station, we report on the current clean-up progress being made on the Sellafield site.

Our very own 'Forces for Change'

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Our very own forces for change

As Vogue celebrates 15 women who are driving change around the world, we’ve looked closer to home.
Sellafield’s Forces for Change are 15 formidable women who are tackling the clean-up of some of the country’s most significant nuclear risks, transforming our business, and driving greater equality, diversity and inclusion in our business and beyond. And that’s not all…

Latest views from people interested in NDA and UK nuclear decommissioning

Bill Hamilton has been responsible for the way the NDA engages with its stakeholders for 14 years. He shares the latest results and feedback from our annual survey of their views and perceptions of the organisation.

Chernobyl drama sparks huge interest in nuclear, so let's talk about it

As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry's global legacy.

Turning the corner to exciting times

300 tonne waste being retrieved from Pile Fuel Storage Pond (PFSP)

Mark Wareing, the NDA’s Major Projects and Programmes Manager, has been involved with Sellafield’s legacy ponds and silos for the last 20 years. He acts as the link between Sellafield and the NDA to support the decommissioning mission and provide assurance to government and stakeholders that the NDA are making efficient and effective progress.

What is Sellafield?

What is Sellafield question on a bright blue background

Have you ever wondered what happens behind Sellafield’s security fences? Or how the site evolved from a farm to a nuclear icon and one of the biggest environmental clean-up challenges in Europe? Sellafield Ltd’s head of corporate communications, Emma Law, takes you inside Sellafield.