The Hinkley Point C nuclear project is now over 2 years into the 10 year construction and commissioning programme. More than 3,200 people are currently working on site with significant progress achieved on the enabling and earthworks allowing the main civil works to ramp up.
The new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C is now well over one year into its construction programme.
Almost £9 billion of contracts have been awarded on the Hinkley Point C project by the end of 2017. Here are the contractors who have won contracts on the project.
The Hinkley Point C nuclear plant is one of Europe’s largest construction projects with build costs in excess of £19 billion.
EDF Energy aim to maximise the opportunities for local employment that will be generated by the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project and they have established a number of initiatives to facilitate this.
The proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear project will be one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken in the UK, but how does it compare with other mega projects?