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Dounreay

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/nuclear-restoration-services

October 2023
Dounreay is now part of Nuclear Restoration Services previously Magnox.
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/nuclear-restoration-services

July 2022
Dounreay 2022
Brochure about Dounreay including the history
Dounreay 2022

10 July 2020
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced that Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) and LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) will become wholly owned subsidiaries of the NDA next year.

2013
Cavendish Nuclear has a 50 per cent stake in Cavendish Dounreay Partnership Ltd, parent body organisation of DSRL, the site licence company responsible for the safe and cost-effective clean-up of the former research site belonging to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority at Dounreay in Scotland. Personnel seconded from Cavendish Nuclear occupy senior management positions of the company.

Earlier
Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd is the site licence company responsible for the closure programme at Britain's former centre of fast reactor research and development.

DSRL has held the site licence, waste disposal authorisation and other necessary legal permits for managing the site since April 1, 2008. Before then, the site was managed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority.

DSRL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UKAEA Ltd and operates under contract to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Early Dounreay Photos

Telephone
01847 802121

Fax
01847 802697

Postal Address
Dounreay
Dounreay
Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7TZ







News for Dounreay

Corwm Visits Dounreay Nuclear SiteThumbnail for article : Corwm Visits Dounreay Nuclear Site
Members were given an overview of the scale of the problem and challenges faced in the decommissioning of the site.   In the last week of March 2024, several members of CoRWM led by the Chair, Sir Nigel Thrift, made the long journey up to the North of Scotland to visit the Dounreay nuclear site, now managed by Nuclear Restoration Services.  
Dounreay Bosses Accused As Workers Strike At Nuclear Site TodayThumbnail for article : Dounreay Bosses Accused As Workers Strike At Nuclear Site Today
Bosses at Dounreay have driven workers to strike after hiding behind civil service pay rules, according to GMB Scotland.   Workers at the nuclear complex are on strike today after overwhelmingly rejecting a revised pay offer and backing industrial action.  
Dounreay Workers Vote To Strike Over PayThumbnail for article : Dounreay Workers Vote To Strike Over Pay
Workers at the Dounreay nuclear power complex in Caithness have voted to strike in a dispute over pay.   The GMB union said its ballot had an 85% turnout.  
North Highlands Team Headed For International Robot ChallengeThumbnail for article : North Highlands Team Headed For International Robot Challenge
NRS Dounreay and socio economic partners hosted the second FIRST┬« LEGO┬« League Challenge North Highland Tournament in March with local schools taking part.   The North Highland tournament took place in March at ETEC on the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) North West and Hebrides Thurso Campus.  
Gad Develops Bespoke Benefits Modeller As Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Reforms Pension BenefitsThumbnail for article : Gad Develops Bespoke Benefits Modeller As Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Reforms Pension Benefits
GAD has built a pension benefit modeller to support the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority as it undertakes a pension reform programme.   The Government Actuary's Department (GAD) has supported the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) as it undertakes a pension reform programme.  
Dounreay Power Station Faces Threat Of Strike ActionThumbnail for article : Dounreay Power Station Faces Threat Of Strike Action
Unite the union confirmed around 450 of its members employed by Magnox Limited based at Dounreay power station are being balloted for strike action in a pay dispute.   The ballot which is now open will close on 2 April.  
NDA Group Hosts First Ever Large-scale Graduate Recruitment EventThumbnail for article : NDA Group Hosts First Ever Large-scale Graduate Recruitment Event
This week, the NDA group hosted it's first ever large-scale graduate recruitment event in Manchester, with over 600 candidates in attendance.   The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) group held its first ever large-scale graduate recruitment event in Manchester this week, bringing together more than 600 candidates as it looks to double the number of opportunities across its graduate schemes this year.  
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - Draft Business Plan 2024 To 2027 For ConsultationThumbnail for article : Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - Draft Business Plan 2024 To 2027 For Consultation
The NDA Draft Business Plan sets out key activities and expected progress for all 17 of the NDA's nuclear sites over the next 3 years.  We want to hear from anyone who has a comment on any aspect of this document.  
Learn And Earn - Apprentice Recruitment Open - Nuclear Waste Services - Dounreay EtcThumbnail for article : Learn And Earn - Apprentice Recruitment Open - Nuclear Waste Services - Dounreay Etc
NRS is delighted to announce that we are recruiting over 30 level 2 - 6 engineering and business apprentices to deliver our decommissioning mission.   John Vickerman, Chief People Officer, commented: "NRS is an exciting place to be.  
Register Now For The Largest Nuclear Decommissioning Supply Chain Event In EuropeThumbnail for article : Register Now For The Largest Nuclear Decommissioning Supply Chain Event In Europe
Today, Monday 20 November, the NDA has opened registration for its tenth nuclear decommissioning supply chain event, which will be held at The International Centre in Telford on 27 June 2024.   Launched in 2011, the supply chain event has gone on to attract a total of around 10,000 visitors from more than 20 countries over the years, representing thousands of companies both large and small.  

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