EURAD Training

Lunch-and-learn session - UK GDF Programme update – a suitable site, a willing community and a maturing facility design and safety case

This Lunch-and-learn will be rescheduled before summer break. 

June 21st, 2023
13.00 - 14.00


In December 2018, a revised UK consent based GDF siting policy was finalised. In this talk, Dr Rob Winsley of Nuclear Waste Services’, will explain recent progress that has been made towards implementation of a UK geological disposal facility (GDF).  The presentation will cover the UK nuclear context, the radioactive waste inventory that the facility may need to accommodate, the siting process and particularly how NWS are working with communities to identify potentially suitable sites and develop community support.  It will also touch upon NWS’s maturing design and safety case work.