Contractors seeking sites and premises and other information to support investment can access a range of support information through the Hinkley Supply Chain team and from the following organisations.
The Somerset and Energy Innovation Centre
A brand new, iconic innovation centre developed to support the establishment and growth of a low carbon energy supply chain cluster in Somerset and the South West. It is located 5 minutes from Junction 23 of the M5 and is well placed for businesses looking to locate close to the new nuclear power station development at Hinkley Point C and for all low carbon businesses looking to develop and grow their business.
It has over 2,400 sqm of flexible office space accommodating from 5 to 25 workstations along with meeting rooms and an informal café/networking area.
For more information:
Tel: 01174034655 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Into Somerset is the inward investment service for Somerset providing bespoke advice and assistance for companies looking to grow and expand in Somerset. The Delivery Partnership consists of Somerset County Council, providing the co-ordination, working with the five Districts in the County: Mendip; Sedgemoor; South Somerset; Taunton Deane; and West Somerset. The Delivery team offers unbiased, independent advice and support for entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes that are considering moving all or part of their business to Somerset; or for existing companies in Somerset looking to grow. The Councils have extensive links with existing businesses and have a good knowledge of local opportunities and other networks for any enquirer to tap into. There is an extensive property search facility for commercial properties across the County on the dedicated website.
There are 3 options available to assist contractors with sourcing accommodation for staff or for staff to source themselves.
1. EDF Energy have set up a Hinkley Point C Accommodation office to support the needs of contractor staff. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Accommodation Office at the address below:
Somerset TA6 4RN
Tel: 08000 967360
2. Somerset Homelet is a partnership between local authorities and EDF Energy that assists you to search for homes, housing, flats and lodgings in Sedgemoor, Taunton Deane, North Somerset and West Somerset.
3. Worker Campus Accommodation
Hinkley Point C Campus accommodation will be located at the site itself and in Bridgwater.
Hinkley Point C (just outside the construction site) ~ 510 rooms
Bridgwater A ~ 850 rooms
Bridgwater C ~ 150 rooms
In addition there will be 2 large amenity buildings each with café, restaurant, bar, TV room, fitness facilities, kiosk, vending machines and administration. Once the contract for the management of the campus accommodation has been awarded contact details for workers and main contractors will be published.
If you have registered or choose to also register on the Hinkley Supply Chain portal as an accommodation provider then your details will be forwarded to one or more of the above organisations as necessary.