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2019.05 May 2019

The final concrete pour on the base of Hinkley Poi...
The final concrete pour on the base of Hinkley Point C’s first reactor was completed in June. Work will now begin on the permanent reactor buildings.
This concrete pour was the last of five concrete p...
This concrete pour was the last of five concrete pours to make up Unit 1’s reactor base.
Unit 1 nuclear island progress from 2017.
Unit 1 nuclear island progress from 2017.
The tunnel boring machine, Mary, with her cutter h...
The tunnel boring machine, Mary, with her cutter head attached.
Tunnel boring machine, Mary, is now ready to launc...
Tunnel boring machine, Mary, is now ready to launch to start tunnelling beneath the Bristol Channel.
Aerial view looking across Unit 1.
Aerial view looking across Unit 1.
The third tunnel boring machine, Beatrice, being d...
The third tunnel boring machine, Beatrice, being delivered to Combwich Wharf near Hinkley Point C.
The Hinkley Point C cooling water pipes will form ...
The Hinkley Point C cooling water pipes will form the largest cooling water system in the world.
Unit 2 nuclear island is progressing at pace as le...
Unit 2 nuclear island is progressing at pace as lessons are learned from the construction of Unit 1.
View of Unit 2 heat sink where the first steel has...
View of Unit 2 heat sink where the first steel has been placed for the pump house.
The roof being lifted on top of Bunker 5. Parts of...
The roof being lifted on top of Bunker 5. Parts of the reactor liner for both units will be prefabricated inside the bunker.
Inside Bunker 5. Most of the welding activities ar...
Inside Bunker 5. Most of the welding activities are completed in advance in weatherproof conditions; this is a great example of a lesson learnt from Flamanville.