Hinkley Point C (HPC) is the first nuclear power station to be built in the UK for a generation

Hinkley Point C
Somerset, UK
At a glance

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) isare 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, withbut 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.

Work hours
60

major structures constructed in 8 years

People
4,000

construction employees

Floorspace 2
1.2m

cubic metres of concrete poured

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C

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