Corporate report

Sellafield Ltd Annual Review of Performance 2018/19

A summary of the progress we made in tackling one of the world's most complex decommissioning challenges in 2018/19.


Sellafield Ltd Annual Review of Performance 2018/19

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The company, a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), is responsible for the 100 year programme to clean up the Sellafield nuclear site, in Cumbria.

Our Annual Review of Performance 2018/19, published today, details a year of achievement in the hazard and risk reduction programme at the UK’s largest and most complex nuclear site.

Highlights include:

  • Completing reprocessing in Thorp and making progress to safely conclude Magnox Reprocessing.
  • Getting our two legacy waste facilities ready for retrievals. That means that in 2019/20 we will be removing waste and sludge from all four of our legacy ponds and silos.
  • Awarding a 20-year contract to bring in Project and Programme Partners to help us deliver mission-critical capital projects at Sellafield.
  • Changing the Sellafield skyline, bringing a redundant ventilation stack to a height where it no longer poses a risk to the surrounding buildings, and starting to demolish the diffuser at the top of the Windscale Pile Chimney.
Published 27 June 2019