Publication scheme

Dounreay, a division of Magnox Limited's, publication scheme specifies the categories of information we publish and explains how to get that information.

You can find specific documents for this department using the publication search.

If the information you want is not routinely published, you can make a request for it under the Freedom of Information Act.

You can search through previous responses to Freedom of Information requests. Note that before 1 April 2021 all Freedom of Information requests relating to Dounreay were managed and answered by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

Who we are and what we do

About us

You can find our contact information on our home page

What we spend and how we spend it

Dounreay, a division of Magnox Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

Information on expenditure, including income statements and financial reports can be found in our Annual Report and Accounts, published annually on the Companies House website.

Procurement and tendering procedures

Information on procurement and tendering procedures can be found on Procurement at Dounreay

List of contract opportunities awards with details of value are available via Contracts Finder

Our priorities and how we’re doing

Read the Dounreay section of the latest NDA Business Plan

Read the Dounreay section of the NDA Mid-Year Performance Report 2022 to 2023)

Supporting Small to Medium Enterprises

Socio-economic Plan

Environmental management plans

Dounreay Stakeholder Group

We routinely report on-site progress to our site stakeholder group, and minutes of those meetings and additional information are available here.

Our policies and procedures

Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities

Nuclear Site Licence Conditions

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Policy

Dounreay Emergency Plan

Policies and procedures for the provision of service and conduct of business

Supplier Code of Conduct

Accessible Documents Policy

Guidance on claim procedures against NDA estate entities

Policies and procedures for the recruitment and employment of employees:

Modern slavery and human trafficking statement

Our recruitment process

Gender pay gap report

Records management and personal data policies

Record retention requirements within the NDA estate

Personal information charter

How to make a Freedom of Information Request

How to make a subject access request

Lists and registers

Register of gifts and hospitality provided to board members and senior personnel is available on request:

The Dounreay site and other sites occupied by Dounreay employees use CCTV for the purpose of crime prevention/detection, employee safety and protection of property of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

CCTV surveillance is controlled by NDA/Dounreay

Any registers of interests kept by the company

Dounreay has no interest in any other companies.

If you have a specific question not answered by the documents available through this page please contact