Sellafield Ltd is the company responsible for safely delivering decommissioning, reprocessing and nuclear waste management activities on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
The company has sites at Sellafield in West Cumbria, as well as an extensive engineering design capability based at Risley in Warrington.
The site at Sellafield covers an area of six square miles and is home to more than 1,000 facilities.
The primary operations at Sellafield include:
- Risk and hazard reduction including decommissioning legacy ponds and silos which are among the oldest facilities on the Sellafield site
- Commercial operations including spent fuel management
- The safe treatment of low level, intermediate level and high level waste
- Asset care and maintenance
Sellafield Ltd also has the largest concentration of world-leading nuclear experts in Europe – and boasts over 60 years of skills and experience.
As one of the most complex nuclear companies in the world, Sellafield Ltd offers the most technically and commercially challenging projects within the nuclear industry.
With a nuclear renaissance underway Sellafield Ltd is still at the forefront of the UK’s nuclear industry and through the safe and expert delivery of its mission, will play a significant role in Britain’s energy future.