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What Dounreay does

Dounreay is responsible for the safe and secure clean-up of the Dounreay nuclear site.

Dounreay works with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

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Guidance and regulation

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Our management

Managing Director
Strategic Programme Director
Operations Director
Security and Resilience Director
Programme Delivery Director
Business Services Director
Assurance Director
Organisational Excellence Director

Contact Dounreay

Telephone contact details


01847 802121

Dounreay switchboard

Write to us

Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom

To raise a complaint or get in touch with us, please use the following information

Out of hours media contact


01847 803210

If calling out of hours telephone the site shift manager and ask for the duty press officer

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information Enquiries

Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom


01847 802371

Freedom of Information and Environmental Information requests during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The site belongs to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, a non-departmental public body of the UK Government.

The NDA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

DSRL is the site licence company that works under contract to the NDA. Requests for information that fall within the scope of the legislation are processed by DSRL in accordance with a contractual agreement that reflects the duties on the NDA.

Formal requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 should be made to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Dounreay will endeavour to answer all Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulation requests within statutory time limits. However, there may be delays because of the effects of the pandemic so please bear with us; we will answer your requests as soon as possible and try to keep you updated.

You can also contact the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), who are the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights for further advice on requesting information. Their helpline number is 0303 123 1113. Information is available on the ICO website here -