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Bradwell-on-Sea Residents Letter – 10 November 2021

Dear Neighbours, We are writing to update you on the ground investigation planning application and works on the Bradwell B site. Background In August 2020, the Bradwell B project made an application to Maldon District Council to conduct temporary ground investigation and load testing works on the proposed site for Bradwell B. This application was […]

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Bradwell B welcomes the Planning Inspectorate’s appeal decision

On Friday 5 November the Planning Inspectorate announced its decision to allow the Bradwell B planning appeal and grant planning permission to conduct temporary ground investigation and load testing works on the proposed site for Bradwell B in Essex. Alan Raymant Bradwell B’s Chief Executive said: “We welcome the Planning Inspectorate’s decision, which recognises the […]

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Bradwell B updates community at latest Community Forum

This week the Bradwell B project team held its Community Forum, providing community representatives with an update on the project. The meeting took place remotely on Tuesday evening (2nd November). It was the last of the year, following previous forums in March and June. The Community Forum aims to establish ongoing dialogue and discussion about […]

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Bradwell B Community Newsletter – November 2021

CGN and EDF Energy have recently published a newsletter providing an update on the Bradwell B project. You can see the November 2021 Community Newsletter here. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact a member of the project team using the details below: Freephone information line: 01621 451 451 Email: feedback@bradwellb.co.uk Twitter: @CGNBradwellB

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Bradwell B would become Essex’s biggest contribution to climate action

With COP26 underway, the Bradwell B project team is highlighting how the proposed new nuclear power station could become the county’s single biggest climate positive act. The recent Net Zero Strategy from the UK Government, endorsed both large and small nuclear projects as critical to decarbonising electricity generation by 2035. Bradwell B is ideally placed […]

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Press Release: Comments process on UK HPR1000 nuclear technology ends

The public comments process on the reactor technology proposed for Bradwell B has closed after nearly four years. This marks an important step in the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of the reactor, which is on-track for completion in early 2022. Since November 2017, members of the public have been invited to provide their feedback on […]

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Spotlight on the Generic Design Assessment

The Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process is used by the UK nuclear regulators (the Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency) to assess new nuclear reactor designs. It allows the regulators to assess the safety, security and environmental implications of new designs.  In our new Spotlight video, two of the team from General Nuclear […]

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Final month to have your say on UK HPR1000 nuclear technology

COMMENT PROCESS ON REACTOR TECHNOLOGY PROPOSED FOR BRADWELL B ENDS SEPTEMBER 2021 After nearly four years, just one month remains for members of the public to comment on the reactor design and regulatory submissions on the UK HPR1000 reactor technology. CGN and EDF, through their joint venture company General Nuclear System Limited, initiated the Generic […]

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Bradwell-on-Sea Residents Letter – 12 August 2021

We recently wrote to people living in the Bradwell-on-Sea parish with an update on the project. This update includes information on recent meetings and current site works. You can read the update below.   As we’ve entered the summer months and start to take holidays, we’re reminded that the pandemic is still with us, and […]

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Bradwell B Volunteers Transform School Garden

In scenes resembling ITV show ‘Love Your Garden,’ a green fingered team from Bradwell B helped to transform the gardens at Purleigh Community Primary School this week. The volunteers gave the school gardens some extra love and care by clearing overgrown space, re-locating the bug hotel and planting a range of insect friendly plants to […]

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