Hinkley Point C (HPC) is the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK for a generationHinkley Point C
- Client: EDF Energy
- Sector: Power
- Value: £22-£23 billion
- Duration: 2018 - 2026
- Project Partners: Laing O'Rourke and Bouygues TP joint venture (Bylor)
Situated on the Somerset Coast, HPC is one of the largest and most complex projects in Europe, and when complete will power around 6 million homes with low carbon electricity.
Laing O’Rourke in partnership with Bouygues TP (Bylor) is delivering the main civil engineering works at HPC worth over £2.8 billion, constructing the buildings that will house the two EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) nuclear reactors.
Realising the socio-economic benefits
Hinkley Point C is making incredible progress on-site in terms of construction, with but EDF, Bylor and other HPC Contractors are also working hard to make sure the project benefits people in the south west and beyond.
The benefits range from increasing local employment, to the development of a sustainable regional supply chain and the advancement of new training facilities and qualifications.
- £2.7 billion spent with companies in the South West
- 11,000 job opportunities created
- 707 apprentices trained on the project
- £120 million of community investment delivered.
major structures constructed in 8 years
cubic metres of concrete poured