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List of UK reactorsEdit

Power station reactorsEdit

  1. Berkeley, Gloucestershire 2 x 276MW, de-commissioned
  2. Bradwell, Essex (Generation ceased in 2002, defuelled by September 2005)
  3. Calder Hall, Sellafield, Cumbria - 4 x 50MWe (Generation started in 1956 and ceased in 2003)
  4. Chapelcross, Dumfries and Galloway - 4 x 180MW(th) (Generation ceased in June 2004)
  5. Dungeness A, Kent 2 x 223MW. BNG owned Magnox station (Entered decommissioning January 2007)
  6. Dungeness B, Kent 2 x 550 MW(e). British Energy owned AGR
  7. Hartlepool, Hartlepool 2 x 600MW(e). British Energy owned AGR
  8. Heysham nuclear power stations, Lancashire - 4 x 600 MW(e)
  9. Hinkley Point A, Somerset (Ceased operations in 2000, defuelled by September 2005)
  10. Hinkley Point B, Somerset 2 x 570MW(e). British Energy owned AGR
  11. Hunterston A, North Ayrshire (Generation ceased 1990)
  12. Hunterston B, North Ayrshire 2 x 570 MW(e) British Energy owned AGR
  13. Oldbury, Gloucestershire - 2 x 435MW. Generation Ceased (Reactor two shut down June 30th, 2011, Reactor one shut down February 29th, 2012[23])
  14. Sizewell A, Suffolk BNFL owned Magnox station (Entered decommissioning January 2007)
  15. Sizewell B, Suffolk 1 x 1195MWe. British Energy PWR
  16. Torness, East Lothian 2 x 625 MW(e). British Energy owned AGR
  17. Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd BNG owned Magnox station (Generation ceased 1991)
  18. Wylfa, Anglesey - 2 x 490MW Magnox reactors. (World's last operational Magnox reactors- Generation due to cease at end of 2012)

Research reactorsEdit

  1. Aldermaston - VIPER - Atomic Weapons Establishment
  2. Ascot - CONSORT reactor, Imperial College London, Silwood Park campus
  3. Billingham - TRIGA Mark I reactor, ICI Physics and Radioisotopes Dept of ICI R&D, Billingham (later to become Tracerco) (installed 1971, shut down 1988)
  4. Culham - JET fusion reactor
  5. Derby - Neptune - Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Ltd, Raynesway
  6. Dounreay
  7. The Shore Test Facility (STF) at VULCAN (Rolls-Royce Naval Marine)
  8. DSMP1 at VULCAN (Rolls-Royce Naval Marine)(shut down 1984)
  9. DMTR
  10. Dounreay Fast Reactor - Fast breeder reactor (shut down 1994)

Prototype fast reactorsEdit

  1. East Kilbride - Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre (deactivated 1995, fully dismantled 2003)
  2. Harwell AERE
  3. GLEEP (shut down 1990)
  4. BEPO (shut down 1968)
  5. LIDO (shut down 1974)
  6. DIDO (shut down 1990)
  7. PLUTO (shut down 1990)
  8. London university
  9. Greenwich - JASON PWR reactor (dismantled 1999)
  10. Stratford Marsh - Queen Mary, University of London (commissioned 1966, deactivated 1982, (fully dismantled))
  11. Risley - Universities Research Reactor (shut down 1991 decommissioned-land released 1996)
  12. Sellafield (named Windscale until 1971)
  13. PILE 1 (shut down 1957 after Windscale fire)
  14. PILE 2 (shut down 1957)
  15. WAGR (shut down 1982)
  16. Winfrith - Dorchester, Dorset, 9 reactors, shut down 1990
  17. Dragon reactor

Also seeEdit

  1. Atomic accidents and disasters

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