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Project Assessment Reports (PARs) - 2014

PARs issued in 2014

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Burghfield [Nuclear site licence 78A]

LI no. Issued Title
528 Q4 Agreement to implement the enabling works associated with surveillance activities in support of existing warhead service life

BAE Systems Marine Limited (Barrow) [Nuclear site licence 42B]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Report justifying the issue of an Improvement Notice at the Devonshire Dock Complex - BAE Systems Marine Ltd
N/A Q4 ONR's statutory determination of the off-site emergency planning and public information areas for Barrow in accordance with the requirements of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 (REPPIR) regulations 9 and 16

Letter to BAE Systems Marine Ltd and MOD
Letter to Cumbria County Council
513 Q2 Request for Agreement to commence Artful Hold Point Phase 6

Bradwell [Nuclear site licence 93]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q2 ONR's Determination of a Revision to the Extent of the Local Authority Off-Site Emergency Planning Area and the Operator's Prior Information Area as Provided for under Regulations 9 and 16 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

ONR letter to Magnox Ltd - Bradwell off-site emergency planning and prior information area

ONR letter to Essex County Council - Bradwell off-site emergency planning and prior information area

Chapelcross [Nuclear site licence 15]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 ONR's Determination of the requirement for a Local Authority Off site Emergency Planning Area and the Operator's Prior Information Area as provided for under Regulations 9 and 16 of the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 for the Chapelcross Site

Letter to Magnox
Letter to Dumfries and Galloway Council

Devonport Royal Dockyard [Nuclear site licence 50B]

LI no. Issued Title
554 & 544 Q1 Application for Approval of Amended or Altered DRDL Nuclear Safety Committee Terms of Reference and the Arrangements for Considering Urgent Nuclear and Radiological Safety Proposals under Arrangements made under Licence Condition13(3) and (12)

Dounreay [Nuclear site licence 17]

LI no. Issued Title
519 Q1 Management of Decommissioning Milestones Withdrawal of Approval of DSRL Decommissioning Arrangements
509 Q3 Approval of the revised Dungeness A Site Emergency Plan

Dungeness A [Nuclear site licence 94]

LI no. Issued Title
509 Q3 Approval of the revised Dungeness A Site Emergency Plan

Dungeness B [Nuclear site licence 61]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 ONR Review of NGL DNB PLEX Technical Overview Report
545 Q4 Dungeness B DPS Replacement Project Stage Submission Five Part Two: Changeover for Reactor 21
544 Q1 Agreement to Replacement of Reactor Coolant Pressure Rate Trip Equipment
543 Q2 Consent under Licence Condition 30(3) to start-up Reactor 21 Following the 2014 Periodic Shutdown
542 Q1 NP/SC 7373 DPS Replacement Project Stage Submission 5 Part 1 - Commissioning

Hartlepool [Nuclear site licence 59]

LI no. Issued Title
584 Q4 A safety case for return to service of Heysham 1 Reactor 2, Hartlepool Reactor 1 and Reactor 2 at reduced temperature operation following the discovery of a defect on Heysham 1 Reactor 1 boiler spine 1D1

Assessment reports:
548 Q4 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited - Hartlepool - Nuclear Site Licence No. 59 - Consent to start up Reactor 1 under Licence Condition 30(3)

Harwell [Nuclear site licence 101]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Assessment of Application from Research Sites Restoration Ltd for a variation to Harwell Nuclear Site Licence (No.99) to exclude the B353 Area and VEC Plantation Area from the Nuclear Licensed Site
507 Q1 Approval of the Revised Harwell Site Emergency Plan
506 Q1 Assessment of Proposal by Research Sites Restoration Limited for Transition to a New Parent Body Organisation

Heysham 1 and 2 [Nuclear site licence 60]

LI no. Issued Title
586 Q4 Specification for the submission of EC354024 Heysham Reactor 1: Interim Safety Case for Return to Service on 3 Quadrants Following Discovery of a Defect in 1D1 Boiler Spine for Agreement
585 Q4 NP/SC 7571 - Torness and Heysham 2 power stations Variable Frequency Converter (VFC) replacement - Stage Submission 2 (SS2) - EC 335635 rev 000 Proposal Version 002
584 Q4

A safety case for return to service of Heysham 1 Reactor 2, Hartlepool Reactor 1 and Reactor 2 at reduced temperature operation following the discovery of a defect on Heysham 1 Reactor 1 boiler spine 1D1

Assessment reports:

583 Q4 Nuclear Site Licence No. 60 - Licence Condition 30(2) Extension of Heysham 2 Reactor 7 Operating Period

Hinkley Point B [Nuclear site licence 62C] reports

LI no. Issued Title
545 Q4 Nuclear Site Licence No. 62C - Licence Condition 30(2) Extension of Hinkley Point B Reactor 4 Operating Period

Hinkley Point C [Nuclear site licence 97] reports

LI no. Issued Title
503 Q1 Approval of NNB Generation Company Limited (NNB GenCo) arrangements for Urgent Safety Proposals, described in Appendix A of the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Safety Committee Terms of Reference NNB-OSL-TOR-000003, dated 13 December 2012

Hunterston A [Nuclear site licence 16]

LI no. Issued Title
519 Q3 Request for Agreement to Category A Changes to Licence Condition 35 Decommissioning Programme as Described in NP/SC 5138

Hunterston B [Nuclear site licence 13]

LI no. Issued Title
543 Q3 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) - Hunterston BPower Station - Nuclear Site Licence No. Sc.13 - Request for consent for start up of Reactor 4 made under Licence Condition 30(3)
542 Q3 HNB NP/SC 7706 A Proposal to Increase Loads Applied to Lifting Path and Reactor Internal Components Close to Component Limits to Aid the Recovery of HNB R4 PIFA 1280 (Maximum/Minimum Safe Loads Handling Case) EC 350100
541 Q1 Request for Approval under Licence Condition 23[5] of amendment to Nuclear Safety Requirements at Hunterston B Power Station

Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) [Nuclear site licence 82]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q1 LLW Operations PSR

Magnox sites (Berkeley, Bradwell, Chapelcross, Dungeness A, Hinkley Point A, Hunterston A, Oldbury, Sizewell A, Trawsfynydd and Wylfa)

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Summary of the Magnox Ltd. Response to Lessons Learned from the March 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
Crynodeb o Ymateb Magnox Ltd i r Gwersi a Ddysgwyd o Ddaeargryn a Tswnami Japan ym Mawrth 2011
Various Q2 Request for Consent under Licence Condition 3(1) for property leases from NDA to Magnox Ltd
Asesiad o Brydlesi Newydd ar gyfer Safleoedd Magnox
Various Q1 Assessment of Proposal by Magnox Limited for Transition to a New Parent Body Organisation
Asesiad o Gynnig gan Magnox Limited ar gyfer Trosiad i Sefydliad Corff Rhiant Newydd

Oldbury [Nuclear site licence 57A]

LI no. Issued Title
548/549 Q1 Magnox Improved Arrangements for the control of maintenance under LC28 -Approval under Licence Condition 28(5) for amendment of the Plant Maintenance Schedule Preface and agreement under Licence Condition 28(7) for extension of any interval specified in the Plant Maintenance Schedule
547 Q1 Request for approval of amended site emergency plan
546 Q1 Magnox Limited LicenceCondition (LC) 36 (3) approved arrangements - Agreement to withdrawal of the Oldbury site specific approved arrangements for LC 36(3)

Sellafield [Nuclear site licence 31G]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Determination of the Off-site Emergency Planning and Public Information Areas for the Sellafield Nuclear Licensed Site: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

Letter to Sellafield Ltd
Letter to Cumbria County Council
N/A Q3 Reduction in MOP Reservation Held on Evaporator C & Reallocation to Evaporator A & B
N/A Q3 First Generation Magnox Storage Pond Sludge Retrievals - Acknowledgement of Overarching Strategy Paper for FGMSP Sludge Stream
N/A Q3 Proposal to Erect Wind Turbines at Church House Farm, Calderbridge, Cumbria
N/A Q2 Fire safety enforcement
878 Q3 Fuel Handling Plant (FHP), Nuclear Safety Improvements to the Flask Maintenance Gamma Gate (FMGG) - Review of Sellafield Ltd's request for extension of Improvement Notice (1/2013/ONR/MK/001) compliance date
875 Q3 Restriction on dealing with the site, Consent to a Property Transaction for [REDACTED] to Direct Rail Services Limited
874 Q3 LC3 Consent to a Request for a Sub-Lease of [REDACTED] at Sellafield Limited to the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency (NDA)
870 Q3 Restriction on dealing with the site, Consent to a Property Transaction for [REDACTED] to AMEC Nuclear UK Limited
869 Q2 Agreement to commence routine operations of the canned fuel export route
860, 861, 530, 531 Q4 Approval of the Revised Terms of Reference of the Sellafield Ltd Nuclear Safety Committee

Sizewell A [Nuclear site licence 96] & Sizewell B [Nuclear site licence 63]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q1 Sizewell REPPIR offsite emergency planning area
N/A Q1 Letter to Suffolk County Council
N/A Q1 Letter to the operstors - EDF Energy and Magnox Ltd
546 Q4 Approval of EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd Sizewell B Emergency Plan Issue 010
543 Q4 Consent to start-up reactor following periodic shutdown
542 Q3 NP/SC 7575 SS3, dry fuel store: stage submission 3 - implementation modifications for fuel and container handling rev 001, fuel building crane control and protection system upgrade, EC No:340194 rev 001, proposal version No: 01
533 Q1 Storage Submission 2 - Commencement of Construction Dry Fuel Store Building

Springfields [Nuclear site licence 79]

LI no. Issued Title
522 Q1 Application for a Consent to a Licence to Occupy in respect of Advance Uranium Asset Management (AUAM) at the Springfields Site

Studsvik [Nuclear site licence 91]

LI no. Issued Title
508, 509 Q1 Stusdvik Metal Recycling Facility (MRF) Emegency Plan

Torness [Nuclear site licence 14]

LI no. Issued Title
535 Q1 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) - Torness Power Station - Consent under Licence Condition 30 (3) to start-up Reactor 1 following the 2014 periodic shutdown

Urenco [Nuclear Site Licence 48E]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Issue of Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99) Exemption
534 & 535 Q3 Acknowledgement of Hydrogen Fluoride Processing and Storage and Cylinder Handling Facility safety cases Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation (ME&I) Installation, Tails Management Facility on the UUK Capenhurst Licensed Site
533 Q4 Acknowledgement of receipt of Legacy Cylinder Facility Preliminary Safety Report RP-CNS-LCF-SAFE-0071 Revision D May 2014

Winfrith [Nuclear site licence 100]

LI no. Issued Title
519 Q3 Assessment of Proposal for Renewal of Lease for the B4 Complex,Winfrith to Inutec Ltd - Assessment of Leasing proposal
517 Q1 Assessment of Proposal by Research Sites Restoration Limited for Transition to a New Parent Body Organisation
515 Q1 Approval of the revised Site Emergency Plan

Wylfa [Nuclear site licence 58A]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 ONR Assessment of the Wylfa Power Station Periodic Safety Review 2014-24
561 Q1 ONR Approval under LC23(5) – Approval of an Amendment to Operating Rule 5.6
Cymeradwyaeth ONR dan LC23(5) – Cymeradwyo Diwygiad i Weithredu Rheol 5.6
558 Q1 Licensee's Review of FE8/CGO Temperature Trip Margins - and their Proposal to Amend the Operating Rules and Reference Station Operating Instructions