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Commercial Property

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: 01174 034655     Email: info@seicentre.co.uk

Into Somerset

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.

Web: www.intosomerset.co.uk  Email: info@intosomerset.co.uk


Staff Accommodation

HPC Portal was launched by Hinkley Point C to provide a website that makes it easy to register and rent rooms and properties to the Hinkley Point C workforce.

Their aim is to connect workers to a range of accommodation options in areas surrounding the Hinkley Point C Power Station, ideal for both short and long term stays.

Accommodation listed on this website is ideally suited for contractors and employees visiting the Hinkley Point C Power Station in Somerset, wanting a nearby place to stay.

If you are looking for rental accommodation near the Hinkley Point C site, please book accommodation here.

To register your room or property for bookings, please visit the list your accommodation section of this website.

HPC also has a dedicated Accommodation Office if you would like any further advice or guidance. Email us at contact@hpcportal.com or telephone 0800 096 7360.


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    • Hinkley Point C News Update – September 2019

      Big Carl ready for next big milestone The world’s largest crane is ready to start work at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site. Able to stand up to 250m tall, “Big Carl” can reach higher than the tallest tower at London’s Canary Wharf and can carry 5,000 tonnes Read more →

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