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Project Assessment Reports (PARs) - 2016

PARs issued in 2016

Non-site specific

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Applicability of licensing guidance and current Licence Conditions to a future Geological Disposal Facility

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q2 Regulatory strategy and enforcement action for the management of higher activity waste

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston [Nuclear site licence 77]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Review of AWE’s Evidence for Meeting the Requirements of Improvement Notice IN/2015/ONR/LAG/001 Concerning Long-term Management of Higher Activity Wastes at Aldermaston
N/A Q3 Determination of the Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior
Information Areas for the AWE Plc Nuclear Licensed Site of
Aldermaston
532 Q1 Alteration of the Approved Site Emergency Plan

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

LI no. Issued Title
532 Q1 Alteration of the Approved Site Emergency Plan

Berkeley [Nuclear site licence 92]

LI no. Issued Title
511 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf

Bradwell [Nuclear site licence 93]

LI no. Issued Title
515 Q4 Approval of revised Bradwell Emergency Arrangements
512 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf

Chapelcross [Nuclear site licence 15]

LI no. Issued Title
537 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
536 Q1 Request for Agreement under LC35(2) arrangements to change the LC35 decommissioning programmes to align them with Scottish Government HAW policy

Devonport Royal Dockyard [Nuclear site licence 50B]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Determination of the Off-Site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Devonport Royal Dockyard and Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport
562 Q3 Acknowledgement to Implement Modification NED-MNC-290-15091, Justification for mobile crane operations adjacent to 9 Dock
558 Q1 Submarine Refit Complex Operations - Request for Agreement to Implement Modification NED-MNC-240-13424, 14 Dock Butterley Crane Safety Justification for the Shortfall in Crane Rail Withstand, Solely for the Purpose of Docking Tireless in 14 Dock

Dounreay [Nuclear site licence 17]

LI no. Issued Title
520 Q1 Agreement to installation and in-active commissioning of the mezzanine floor in the Alpha Laboratory

Dungeness A [Nuclear Site Licence 94]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Determination of the Off-Site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Dungeness A Nuclear Licensed Site
512 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf

Dungeness B [Nuclear Site Licence 61]

LI no. Issued Title
551 Q3 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
550 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations

GE Healthcare [Amersham: Nuclear Site Licence 13, Cardiff: Nuclear Site Licence 38B]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4

Determination of the Requirement for Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the GE Healthcare Cardiff Nuclear Licensed Site: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

Penderfyniad ar y gofyniad ar gyfer Ardaloedd Cynllunio Argyfwng A Gwybodaeth Flaenorol Oddi ar Safle ar gyfer Safle Niwclear Trwyddedig GE Healthcare Caerdydd: Rheoliadau Ymbelydriad (Parodrwydd mewn Argyfwng a Gwybodaeth Gyhoeddus) 2001

Hartlepool [Nuclear site licence 59]

LI no. Issued Title
561 Q3 ONR Consent for the Re-start of Hartlepool Power Station Reactor 2 following 2016 Periodic Shutdown.
560 Q3 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
559 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
558 Q2 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) request for an extension to the operating period by 101 days until the next Statutory Outage in July 2016
557 Q1 NP/SC 7747 Heysham 1 and Hartlepool power stations boiler spines safety case: temporary change to Technical Specifications 8.2.1. to allow Clayton boiler maintenance
556 Q1 Request for approval under Licence Condition 23(5) of amendment to Hartlepool operating rules (Nuclear Safety Requirements NSR 6, Electrical supplies)
555 Q1 Heysham 1 & Hartlepool Reactors 1 and 2 : Compliance arrangements for boiler spine weld temperatures (EC356499, Revision 003 Version 000 & EC356574, Revision 002, Version 000)

Harwell [Nuclear site licence 101]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Determination of the requirement for Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Harwell Nuclear Licensed Site
504 Q3 Approval of Revised Harwell Site Emergency Plan
501 Q1 Initial Approval of Arrangements for Urgent Safety Proposals for Harwell and Winfrith

Heysham 1 and 2 [Nuclear site licence 60]

LI no. Issued Title
611 Q4 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited request for an extension to the operating period of Heysham 1 Reactor 1 by 73 days until the next Statutory Outage in February 2017
610 Q4 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) – Heysham – Consent under Licence Condition 30(3) to start-up Heysham 2 Reactor 8 following periodic shutdown
608 Q3 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
607 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
606 Q2 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations
605
599
Q2 Operation of Heysham 1 Reactor 1 on 7 boiler pods
604 Q1 NP/SC 7747 Heysham 1 and Hartlepool power stations boiler spines safety case: temporary change to Technical Specifications 8.2.1. to allow Clayton boiler maintenance
602 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations
601 Q2 Amendment to Nuclear Safety Requirements at Heysham 1 Power Station - Revision of Nuclear Safety Requirement 9
598 Q1 NP/SC 7736 Operation of Heysham 1 Reactor 1 on 7 Boiler Pods - Paper of Principle (EC354732)
597 Q1 Heysham 1 & Hartlepool Reactors 1 and 2 : Compliance arrangements for boiler spine weld temperatures (EC356499, Revision 003 Version 000 & EC356574, Revision 002, Version 000)

Hinkley Point A [Nuclear site licence 95A]

LI no. Issued Title
508 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf

Hinkley Point B [Nuclear site licence 62C]

LI no. Issued Title
555 Q4 Agreement to the modification: NP/SC 7703 Hinkley Point B and Hunterston B Power Stations - Boiler Tube Failure Safety Case Phase 2b Consolidation, EC352075, Version 005 and EC352076, Version 005
554 Q3 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
553 Q3 EC354620 - Paper of Principle - Neutron Flux Detector Programme
552 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
551 Q1 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited Hinkley Point B Power Station - Request for Consent for Start Up of Reactor 3 Under Licence Condition 30 (3)

Hinkley Point C [Nuclear site licence 97A]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Nuclear New Build Generation Company (HPC) Ltd (NNB Genco) - Application to Relicense the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Site
508 Q4 Specification under arrangements made under Licence Condition 19(1) - Hold Point 2.2.1 (Start of construction of the Pumping Station)
506 & 507 Q4 Consent for the consignment of nuclear matter comprising sludge containing low levels of tritium to a suitably permitted site in the United Kingdom
504 & 550 Q4 Specifications under Licence Condition 19 for Hold Point 1.2.1 and Hold Point 1.2.2 for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Hunterston A [Nuclear site licence 16]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q1

Determination of the requirement for Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Hunterston A Nuclear Licensed Site

523 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
522 Q1 Request for Agreement under LC35(2) arrangements to change the LC35 decommissioning programmes to align them with Scottish Government HAW policy

Hunterston B [Nuclear site licence 13]

LI no. Issued Title
555 Q4 Agreement to the modification: NP/SC 7703 Hinkley Point B and Hunterston B Power Stations - Boiler Tube Failure Safety Case Phase 2b Consolidation, EC352075, Version 005 and EC352076, Version 005
553 Q1 Request for Approval under Licence Condition 23(5) of amendment to Nuclear Safety Requirements at Hunterston B Power Station
552 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations
549 Q1 EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) - Hunterston B - Consent under Licence Condition 30(3) to start-up Hunterston B Reactor 3 following the 2015 Periodic Shutdown
544 Q2 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations

Imperial College [Nuclear site licence 7B]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q1 CONSORT Reactor Decommissioning Safety Case

Magnox

LI no. Issued Title
Various Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
Various Q2 Review of ONR's Regulation of Emergency Arrangements at Magnox Reactor Sites - a New Strategy
Adolygiad o Reoleiddiad Y Swyddfa Dros Reoli Niwclear (ONR) o Drefniadau Argyfwng ar Safleoedd Adweithyddion Magnox - Strategaeth Newydd
Various Q2 ONR Approval for the Alteration or Amendment of Magnox Fleet Arrangements under Licence Conditions 13(3) and 13(12)
Cymeradwyaeth yr ONR ar gyfer Newid neu Addasiad i Drefniadau Fflyd Magnox dan Amod Trwyddedu 13(3) ac 13(12)
Various Q1 Proposal to withdraw the approval of the record preservation period
Cynnig i dynnu'n ôl cymeradwyaeth y cyfnod cadw cofnodion

Oldbury [Nuclear site licence 57A]

LI no. Issued Title
553 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
552 Q2 Proposal to withdraw the ONR approval of the Operating Rules

Operational berths

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q2

Determination of the Off-Site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Portland Operational Berth

N/A Q1

Determination of the Off-Site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Portsmouth Operational Berth: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

N/A Q1

Determination of the Off-Site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Southampton Operational Berth: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

Rosyth [Nuclear site licence 8]

LI no. Issued Title
508
507
Q1 Nuclear Safety Committee Terms of Reference Approval To Amend The Terms of Reference for the Nuclear Safety - Committee

Sellafield [Nuclear site licence 31G]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q3 Dounreay Materials Consolidation – Agreement to Commence Active Commissioning of the Dounreay Exotics Storage Facility to Receive Low Power Cans (<1W) from Dounreay
N/A Q2 Enforcement action Sellafield Site - Basis for ONR’s enforcement decision following a confined spaces event at Magnox Reprocessing in September 2015
N/A Q1 Sellafield Programme – ONR Review of the FGMSP LTPR Submission
904 Q3 HALES Operating Rule 26 – Project Assessment of Sellafield Limited’s Proposal to Modify HALES’ Spare Volume Capacity Operating Rule
903 Q3 Pile Fuel Cladding Silo - Agreement to commence deflector plate removal/size reduction operations using high pressure water jet cutting
896 Q1 Sellafield (Windscale and Calder Works) - Agreement to Sellafield Model Change - Share Transfer
894 Q1 Pile Fuel Storage Pond Decommissioning – Metal Fuel Stream: Agreement to Commence Export Operations of the Pile Fuel Storage Pond Metal Fuel Transfer Route
892A Q2 Emergency Arrangements - Approval of the revised Sellafield and Windscale Sites Emergency Plan
891 Q1 2015 Magnox Reprocessing Periodic Shutdown - Consent under Licence Condition 30 (3) to resume feeding of irradiated fuel to B*** dissolver following the 2015 Magnox Reprocessing periodic shutdown
541 Q4 Supplemental Lease Agreement (of Part of the Flask Handling Unit) Relating to East Rear Court, East Forecourt and East Access Garage, Plenum Fan Room and East Air Duct
165
306
611
Q1 Withdrawal and Continued Enforcement of Historical Specifications and Approvals

Sizewell A [Nuclear site licence 96]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q1

Determination of the Requirement for Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Sizewell A Nuclear Licensed Site: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

513 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
510 Q2 Proposal to delete approved operating rule 1, glossary and preface

Sizewell B [Nuclear site licence 63]

LI no. Issued Title
550 Q2

EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) - Sizewell B - Consent under Licence Condition 30(3) to start-up the reactor following periodic shutdown

Contact record:

549 Q2 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations
548 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Hunterston B, Heysham 2 and Sizewell B power stations

Springfields [Nuclear Site Licence 31G]

LI no. Issued Title
523 Q4 Approval of Springfields On-Site Emergency Plan

Torness [Nuclear Site Licence 14]

LI no. Issued Title
540 Q3 Approvals under Licence Condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations
539 Q2 Specifications under condition 23(4) for Torness, Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Dungeness B and Hinkley Point B power stations

Trawsfynydd [Nuclear Site Licence 81]

LI no. Issued Title
529 Q2 ONR Approval under LC11(3) – Approval of an Alteration or Amendment to Approved Emergency Plans: Changes to Magnox Ltd Central Emergency Support Function
Cymeradwyaeth ONR o dan LC11(3) – Cymeradwyaeth o Newid neu Ddiwygiad i Gynlluniau Argyfwng Cymeradwy: Newidiadau i Swyddogaeth Gymorth Argyfwng Ganolog Magnox Cyf
527 Q2 Approval of the Revised Trawsfynydd Site Emergency Plan - Issue 12
Cymeradwyaeth i Gynllun Argyfwng diwygiedig Safle Trawsfynydd - Rhifyn 12

Winfrith [Nuclear site licence 100]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q4 Determination of the Requirement for Off-site Emergency Planning and Prior Information Areas for the Winfrith Nuclear Licensed Site: Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001
504 Q3 Approval of Revised Winfrith Site Emergency Plan
501 Q1 Initial Approval of Arrangements for Urgent Safety Proposals for Harwell and Winfrith

Wylfa [Nuclear site licence 58A]

LI no. Issued Title
N/A Q2

Determination of the Off-site Emergency Planning and Public Information Areas for the Wylfa Nuclear Licensed Site

Penderfyniad ar Ardaloedd Cynllunio Argyfwng A Gwybodaeth i’r Cyhoedd Oddi ar Safle ar gyfer Safle Niwclear Trwyddedig Wylfa

N/A Q2 Agreement to Load Irradiated Fuel into Wylfa Secondary Dry Store Cell 5
Cytundeb i Lwytho Tanwydd Arbelydredig i Gell Storfa Sych Eilaidd 5 Wylfa
569 Q2 Withdrawal of Operating Rule Approvals to Enable Implementation of the Post Generation Defuelling Safety Case
Tynnu Cymeradwyaeth Rheol Gweithredol yn Ôl i Alluogi Gweithrediad Achos Diogelwch Gwagio Tanwydd yn Dilyn Cynhyrchu
567 Q2 Proposed Changes to Wylfa Site Emergency Arrangements During Defuelling Phase
Newidiadau Arfaethedig i Drefniadau Argyfwng Safle Wylfa yn ystod y Cyfnod Gwaredu Tanwydd
565 Q1 Secondary Dry Store Cell 4 - Proposal for the alteration of Operating Rule 4.5 and associated operating instructions and maintenance schedule activities
Cell Storio Sych Eilaidd 4 - Cynnig ar gyfer newid Rheol Gweithredu 4.5 a chyfarwyddiadau gweithredu ac atodlen gynnal a chadw cysylltiedig
563 Q1 Generation Extension Maximisation - Review of T2op Temperature Limit and Proposal to Amend the Operating Rules
Gwneud y Gorau o Estyniad Cynhyrchu – Adolygiad o Derfyn Tymheredd T2op a Chynnig i Ddiwygio’r Rheolau Gweithredu

Urenco UK Limited [Nuclear site licence 48E]

LI no. Issued Title
536 Q2 Permission for installation of equipment in the Vaporisation Facility of the Tails Management Facility