Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Chapelcross Nuclear Power Station

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Scotland's first commercial nuclear station

Built on a 92 hectare site on an old airfield in Dumfriesshire.

c.1959 Started operation

2004 The site ceased generation after generating more than 60TWh of electricity over 45 years of successful operation.

2014 Defuelling has recently been completed

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer1959/05/08