About Cottam and West Burton A

Cottam and West Burton A are coal-fired power stations near Retford in Nottinghamshire, capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 7.5 million UK homes.

Cottam

  • Plant Manager: Darren Ramshaw
  • Units: 4 Units and 4 turbines
  • Total supply to the national grid: 2000MW
  • Start of construction: 1966
  • Start of generation: 1969
  • People: Approximately 220 EDF Energy employees and around 175 contract partners

West Burton A

  • Plant Manager: Craig Dohring
  • Units: 4 Units and 4 turbines
  • Total supply to the national grid: 2000MW
  • Start of construction: 1961
  • Start of generation: 1969
  • People: Approximately 250 EDF Energy employees plus over 175 contract partners
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Contact Cottam and West Burton A

  • Cottam address:
    EDF Energy, Cottam Power Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0NP
     
  • West Burton A address:
    EDF Energy, West Burton Power Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 9BL
     
  • Reception: +44 (0)1522 894029
  • Media requests: Martyn Butlin, +44 (0)1524 863565
  • Community requests: Kate Cusick, +44 (0)1427 882054
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