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Moorside Site is the proposed location

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Up to 60% accessible

to the UK supply chain

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2804, 2016

NuGen begins the off-shore drilling phase of the Site Characterisation works

April 28th, 2016|Comments Off on NuGen begins the off-shore drilling phase of the Site Characterisation works

NuGen’s Site Characterisation work in support of the Moorside Project continues to make good progress with the first phase of the off-shore drilling set to get underway in the coming days.

The Site Characterisation work, which began on-shore in December, will inform the design and layout of the main Moorside Site and will support licensing, planning applications and other consents required to build the new nuclear power station close to the existing Sellafield nuclear complex.

The first phase of the off-shore drilling […]

2204, 2016

NuGen announces public consultation dates

April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Details have been announced of 28 public exhibition events* to be held across Cumbria, in the second stage of consultation for the Moorside Project. Cumbrians will, once again, be able to Have Their Say on proposals for the Moorside Project to build a new nuclear power station in West Cumbria.

NuGen will communicate the dates through newspaper and radio adverts and will be posting the ‘Moorside Have Your Say’ newsletter to households close to sites that are part of the Moorside […]

704, 2016

Second Moorside public consultation will start on 14th May

April 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Cumbrians will get another chance to have their say during the second consultation on NuGen’s Moorside Project, which will commence with an event at the Moorside Information Centre in Whitehaven on 14th May.

The plan for the 11-week consultation are revealed in NuGen’s ‘Statement of Community Consultation’ (SoCC) which is published this week and available at the website, The document gives detail on how NuGen will consult the public on its plans to construct a new nuclear power […]