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Work Packages

Project Programme

The main power station development will include:

• Two UK EPR™ nuclear (pressurised water) reactor units

• Two turbine halls

• Cooling water infrastructure

• Fuel and waste management facilities including storage

• Electricity transmission infrastructure

• Service and ancillary buildings

• A sea wall

• A public information centre

• Landscaping for the construction land

The Hinkley Point C project also includes some associated developments in the surrounding area. The main associated developments are accommodation campuses for the workforce at the main site and in Bridgwater; four park and ride facilities to transport workers by bus to the Hinkley Point C development site; a temporary jetty and refurbished wharf to deliver as much heavy equipment and material as possible by sea to reduce pressure on roads; a bypass to the west of the nearby village of Cannington and a series of highway improvement schemes across the local road network

Tier 1 Announcements

More information about the Tier 1 contractors announced as preferred bidders to deliver on key work packages are detailed in the pages on the EDF Energy website linked here



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