Hinkley Construction Blog
12 Jun 2017
10 May 2017
The construction of
Hinkley Point C is now well under way; however it hasn’t all been plain sailing
to get where we are today. Talks of new nuclear in the UK have been in the
pipeline since way back in 2005. Let’s take a look at the Hinkley Point C
timeline, spanning from 2005, to present. Read more...
30 Jan 2017
Hinkley Point C: it’s one of the biggest construction projects
in Europe, set to create nearly 26,000 jobs and apprenticeships over its
lifetime. Predicted to amount to around 50 million hours of work, the site is a
landmark development for the UK, and many across the construction and
engineering industries are hugely excited about it – with good reason. Read more...
21 Sep 2016
After months of delays, Hinkley Point C, the £18 billion nuclear power station to be constructed in Hinkley, Somerset has been given the go-ahead by the U.K. Government. With the deal confirmed, there are many positives that the first nuclear station of a generation will encourage. Read more...
1 Dec 2014
SOUTH WEST NEWS / 28 NOV 2014 HINKLEY POINT C – THE STORY BEHIND THE DEVELOPMENT The Hinkley Point C nuclear power development is one of the largest and most complicated undertaken in the UK in the last decade. In our new special report , Insider takes a look at the ambition, investment and skills needed to get such an impressive project off the ground, and the supply chain and business opportunities it will create. Read more...
23 Sep 2014
As announced in the South West Business Insider on Friday, the Department for Transport has just approved funding to upgrade the Bridgewater and Taunton transportation links. Read more...
14 Jan 2014
There has been a lot of excitement surrounding the build of the nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C and there has been no exception here at Thatcher Associates - we cannot wait for the construction phase to begin. Read more...