Oldbury Ponds

Oldbury 50 per cent defuelled

The decommissioning of Oldbury nuclear power station has passed a major milestone as more than half of the site’s 52,060 fuel elements have now been removed from its two reactors.
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What we do

We are responsible for the decommissioning and clean-up of the UK’s civil nuclear sites on behalf of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

We are also responsible for implementing the government’s strategy for:

  • the long-term disposal of nuclear waste in a geological disposal facility
  • implementation of the low-level waste strategy

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Our work

People discussing issues

Engaging people in our work

We seek to openly engage with people to help them understand our work. We develop our strategy in distinct stages, following a consistent process that uses feedback from stakeholders to influence our strategy.

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Managing radioactive waste

Managing waste

We work to ensure our waste management strategy protects people and the environment, now and in the future, complies with Government policies and provides value for money.

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Geological Disposal

Implementing geological disposal

While no sites for a geological disposal facility have currently been selected, Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM) carry out preparatory work to plan and design a geological disposal facility.

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Herdus House, NDA Headquarters

Generating income

We generate revenue from commercial activities such as spent fuel management, as well as from NDA-owned land and property.

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