Challenge

Age of the site
68 years
Site Size
6 km2
Buildings
1,300 +

Solution

Risk and Hazard Reduction

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Strategy, has at its heart the priority of reducing risk and hazard and to deliver the clean-up mission cost-effectively. Read more…

Spent Fuel Management

Spent Fuel Management at Sellafield includes the reprocessing of spent Magnox nuclear fuel from stations across the UK and also the reprocessing of spent oxide fuel from overseas customers. Read more…

Decommissioning

Decommissioning covers facilities across Sellafield where decommissioning is currently being carried out. It excludes the decommissioning of all future facilities, current operational facilities and facilities which are subject to retrieval operations. Read more…

Nuclear Materials

Nuclear materials are safely used and stored at the Sellafield site. Read more…

Waste Management

The integrated nuclear waste management programme seeks to reduce waste volumes arising as part of current activities as well as historic operations and ensuring waste is stored safely. Read more…

Infrastructure

The infrastructure mission is the continuity and effectiveness of services provided to the other programmes on the Sellafield site. Read more…

Functions

Functions include those areas which support the operational and clean-up work at Sellafield. They include support services such as environment, health and safety (EHS&Q), human resources, finance and communications. Read more…

End States

To deliver the clean-up of the Sellafield site to the agreed end-state as agreed in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Strategy Read more…