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Decommissioning the world’s first commercial nuclear power station

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A full view of Calder Hall including cooling towers and turbine halls

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…

Summit brings people together to improve understanding

NDA Head of Stakeholder Relations John McNamara reflects on the recent 2-day summit, held in Anglesey, for individuals and organisations who are interested in our clean-up mission.

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.

Industrial strategy success: a boost in our supply chain is a boost to our mission

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Joe Orrell in the Innovation Zone at NDA Group Supply Chain Event

The specialist skills of offshore engineering can be successfully adapted for nuclear decommissioning, as one northern business has found. To coincide with the first anniversary of the government’s Industrial Strategy, which encourages such cross-sector sharing. Red Engineering’s Joe Orrell shares the two-year journey of his expansion into nuclear.