Power Stations

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, Philippines. Built in the early 1980’s but not commissioned the BNPP gives you the chance to explore all parts of a nuclear power-station, including the control room, turbine hall and reactor vessel itself as your guided through the faculty by expert staff. My visit (in May 2014) lasted a couple of … Continue reading »

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EDF Heysham 1 & 2

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Heysham 1 & 2 visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:

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EDF Dungeness B

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Dungeness B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:

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EDF Hinkley Point B

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Hinkley Point B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. Map:  

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EDF Sizewell B

Sizewell B is the UK’s only Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Sizewell B visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link. We visited the site in Summer 2016, starting in the Visitors Centre the tour started with a classroom session, before … Continue reading »

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EDF Torness

You can find out more and request a tour by contacting Torness visitors centre. And to find out more about the plant by visiting this link.   Map:

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EDF Hunterston B

Ever wanted to visit a nuclear power station? Thanks to EDF now you can, in late 2012 they opened up Hunterston B (an AGR plant built in 1976, generating 890mw) to visitors, so now you can see for real how nuclear power is produced. The informative visitors centre is open daily and certainly worth a … Continue reading »

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Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Perhaps the most famous Nuclear disaster Chernobyl has been a personal fascination of mine for many years, and in 2012 I was lucky enough to visit and spend a couple of days in the exclusion zone while it was closed to general tourists.  Our photos are included below, and we’ll be updating this post with … Continue reading »

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