Why the South West

Nuclear South West is a public/private partnership supporting the nuclear industry with innovation, skills and over £50 billion of supply chain opportunities

Why the South West?

Major projects include:

  • EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C and the STEP nominated site Severn Edge (Oldbury/ Berkeley), four decommissioning sites and defence contracts. The Cluster is well established and growing, with the UK’s highest density of nuclear sites and over 180 nuclear-related organisations such as headquarters of BAE SystemsEDF Energy, GEMagnox Ltd and NNB Genco.

  • The South West is at the forefront of innovative nuclear systems research. The highly-acclaimed South West Nuclear Hub incorporating the Nuclear Research Centre, offers opportunities for collaboration with industry partners.

  • The National College for Nuclear South Campus is here to build and enhance the highly-skilled, technical workforce trained in the behaviours, expectations and culture of the nuclear sector.

  • The Nuclear South West team offers extensive business support and networking opportunities for potential investors. Any nuclear-related organisations are invited to contact the team to discuss the opportunities within this thriving cluster.