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Contractor News

  • Construction Works Packages June 20, 2014 - A summary of the construction packaged for which preferred bidders have been announced follows: Earthworks (Kier BAM Nuttal JV) – This work involves the preparation of the site for the Main Civil Contract and includes the creation of platforms, deep excavations, constructing temporary roads and installing infrastructure and the construction of the 900 metre long […]
  • Local Firms Benefiting from College Project September 5, 2012 - The construction of new skills training facilities at West Somerset Community College, Minehead, has provided local Somerset firms with an early opportunity to benefit from the Hinkley Point C project.
  • Local Fire Safety Company is in Great Shape to Supply the Region’s Newest Nuclear Plant. September 3, 2012 - Three Ways Fire Prevention Services Ltd has been serving the industry since 1996, providing fire training; Dry Riser & Fire hose pressure testing.  Currently the only company to have obtained a British standard recognised qualification, they offer fire extinguisher maintenance and sales and fire risk assessments to clients across the UK, from their Bridgwater base.
  • Watchet Glass and Glazing February 2, 2012 - Kelly Barber, co-owner of  Watchet Glass and Glazing wanted to make the most of the  opportunity to be part of such a huge project, right on the doorstep and registered on the Somerset Supply Chain portal for Hinkley C.
  • Fairway Office Supplies February 2, 2012 - Fairway Office Supplies discovered the Hinkley Supply Chain was just what was needed to bridge the difficult communication gap between local business and the corporate scale of a global organisation such as EDF Energy.
  • JUAL Branded Clothing January 16, 2012 - JUAL Branded Clothing took the opportunity to become part of the Somerset Hinkley Supply Chain Database as soon as it was announced, and are delighted to be the first local clothing company to be authorised to supply work, corporate and occupational clothing and uniforms, as well as, specialist PPE equipment and accessories to the proposed […]
  • Hydrock Remedial Contracting November 16, 2011 - Hydrock beat off stiff opposition earlier this year to win a major EDF Energy contract to carry out remediation at the site of the proposed new nuclear reactor, Hinkley C, near Bridgwater in Somerset. EDF Energy appointed Hydrock to remediate a spoil heap created during the construction of the now decommissioned Hinkley A reactor. The […]
  • Greenslades Grounds Maintenance – Cannington September 16, 2011 - Planting of twelve thousand trees has helped bulk up the natural screening between the proposed Hinkley Point C construction site and EDF Energy’s closest neighbours. Cannington-based firm Greenslades Grounds Maintenance secured the contract for the work.
  • Durleigh Displays – Bridgwater June 16, 2011 - Durleigh Displays have been contracted by PPS to set up all the exhibition and display equipment for the proposed Hinkley Point C construction at community consultation events around the area and also in EDF’s London offices. EDF Energy have been using the hire service offered by Durleigh Displays to set up their exhibition equipment and […]
  • Peter Brett Associates – Taunton May 16, 2011 - At the inception of any project, it is important that the initial building blocks are put in place to enable the scheme to move forward in a well structured, practical and cost effective way. For major projects such as Hinkley C, getting these things established from the outset is a vital element in the success […]


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