Consultants Halcrow, Amec and MWH are among the firms appointed to a £304M framework for de-planting, demolition and asbestos removal at 10 UK nuclear reactor sites by nuclear contractor Magnox.
Magnox, operating the site on behalf of owner the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, has awarded framework contracts to contractors Doosan Keltbury Consortium, Celadon — an alliance comprising industrial services firm Hertel, decommissioning firm KDC, project management firm NSG and consultants Amec, MWH and Halcrow — demolition firms Erith and Squibb/LVI Group, nuclear specalist Nuvia and supplier EDS/Kitsons.
The work on the sites of the UK’s first generation of nuclear power stations will start in the coming months. The programme will begin with the de-planting of boiler houses at Bradwell in Essex and the demolition of admin and ancillary buildings at Dungeness A in Kent.
Magnox is responsible for electricity generation at Wylfa, Oldbury and Maentwrog, defuelling at Chapelcross, Dungeness A and Sizewell A, and the decommissioning of Hunterston A, Berkeley, Hinkley Point A, Bradwell and Trawsfynydd.