Altrad secures a 4-year, nuclear decommissioning support contract for Magnox in the United Kingdom

Altrad secures a 4-year, nuclear decommissioning support contract for Magnox in the United Kingdom

Altrad are pleased to announce the award of a contract for the provision of support services, across six nuclear decommissioning sites in the United Kingdom (UK), from Magnox Limited.

The four-year contract, which commenced on the 19th October 2020, will encompass Altrad providing services at six of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) owned sites including; Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley A, Hunterston A, Trawsfynnydd and Wylfa nuclear power stations.

Altrad’s General Manager for the Magnox Estate, Kevin Williamson, commented: “We are delighted to have signed this performance-driven contract with our long-term client Magnox Limited, which demonstrates our ability to deliver sustainable value for our client, in a collaborative manner”.

The contract award builds upon a successful strategic relationship which spans back over  fifteen years, during which time Altrad has delivered a range of services including access, asbestos removal, thermal insulation, environmental cleaning, corrosion protection, cladding and minor civil work – such that, on any one day, Altrad have around 140 talented people, delivering critical services on behalf of its client.

“Magnox Ltd are pleased to have awarded a framework contract with  Altrad, for a further four-years  and we look forward to working closely with them to support the delivery of our decommissioning programme in a safe and sustainable manner.  Our contract objectives were wholly met by Altrad’s approach and their capability, which includes the introduction of further innovation and the delivery of greater efficiency that will be delivered across the NDA owned sites” said Steven Lock – FM Category Manager of Magnox Limited.

Altrad’s Managing Director, David Fitzsimons added, “The award of this contract marks another exciting milestone in Altrad’s long-term partnership with Magnox and reinforces our position as the market leader in the provision of support services to the UK’s nuclear decommissioning and power generation sectors. We are proud to support several other UK nuclear contracts at Sellafield, across the entire EDF generation fleet, at Hinkley C and at Capenhurst and Aldermaston – delivered by over 1,000 Altrad nuclear professionals”.