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5 . Four years on from receiving the go-ahead

Inside the ‘elbow’ formwork structure, which w...
Inside the ‘elbow’ formwork structure, which will have concrete poured around it to form the tunnel connection. The structure will act as a 5m connection between the Outfall Gallery Tunnel and Pond Shaft.
The first MEH Alliance works on-site – the walle...
The first MEH Alliance works on-site – the walled-in tanks are part of the nuclear drainage and vent system, which plays an important role in recycling liquid produced during reactor operation.
The ‘elbow’ structure, the height of a five-st...
The ‘elbow’ structure, the height of a five-storey building and weighing 60 tonnes, was placed right first time by the Balfour Beatty lifting team.
Socea Denys workers pictured welding in tandem ins...
Socea Denys workers pictured welding in tandem inside the CRF pipe – part of the cooling water system.
Socea Denys have been progressing at pace on the U...
Socea Denys have been progressing at pace on the Unit 2 cooling water system as they continue rebar and pipe-laying installation works.
Pump House progress in Unit 1’s Heat Sink. Once ...
Pump House progress in Unit 1’s Heat Sink. Once complete it will stand at 54m high, but will be buried 36m underground.
The cutter head of tunnel boring machine, Emmeline...
The cutter head of tunnel boring machine, Emmeline, within the Launch Adit of the Outfall Tunnel of Hinkley Point C's cooling water system.
Over 1,500 concrete rings have now been installed ...
Over 1,500 concrete rings have now been installed to form Intake Tunnel 1 of Hinkley Point C's cooling water system.
The first three of 15 steel columns, which will su...
The first three of 15 steel columns, which will support a reinforced concrete ‘table’ where turbines will eventually sit, have been successfully installed. The impressive columns, each 15m tall and weighing 32 tonnes, give a sense of the Turbine Hall’s scale once it’s complete.
The first three of 15 steel columns, which will su...
The first three of 15 steel columns, which will support a reinforced concrete ‘table’ where turbines will eventually sit, have been successfully installed. The impressive columns, each 15m tall and weighing 32 tonnes, give a sense of the Turbine Hall’s scale once it’s complete.
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