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Behind the scenes at Dounreay

Behind the scenes at Dounreay

A new film is offering a unique insight to the work going on to take apart one of the most complex nuclear sites in Europe The video, produced by local filmmaker Jill Innes, goes behind the scenes at Dounreay, which was once the UK’s centre of fast reactor...

Easter holiday closure 2017

Easter holiday closure 2017

Dounreay closes for the Easter holidays on Thursday, 13 April and reopens on Tuesday, 18 April For out of hours media enquiries please call 01847 803210 and ask for the duty press...

Future work programme

Future work programme

The clean-up of the nuclear estate is a key priority for both the Scottish and United Kingdom governments. Dounreay’s decommissioning is well established with the site due to reach an interim end state by the early 2030s.

Robot demolishes final cell

Robot demolishes final cell

The final internal structure has been dismantled within the Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR) support building complex which now allows the building to be demolished.

Dounreay testing site alarm

The site will be testing its alarms on Sunday 2 April between 2.00pm and 6.00pm. Both alarms may be sounded numerous times. Please take no action.

Dounreay’s high street makeover

Dounreay’s high street makeover

A major upgrade and expansion of Dounreay’s Thurso town centre office has been completed.