Office for Nuclear Regulation

Bradwell - SBI of the implementation of the Bradwell C & M safety case

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This was one of a series of planned Licence Condition (LC) compliance inspections of the Bradwell and Sizewell A Sites for 2019/20.

The aims of the inspection were to:

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

I inspected the licensee’s maintenance activities of the Bradwell Safestores.

I also undertook an introductory inspection of the Sizewell site as the new site inspector.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate


Key Findings, Inspector's Opinions and Reasons for Judgements Made

From the evidence examined during the inspection I judged that the licensee’s implementation of its arrangements for LC’s 10, 28 and 34 at Bradwell is adequate.

Minor safety issues were identified during the inspection, improvements will be monitored through regular regulatory interventions.

Conclusion of Intervention

It was evident from the inspection that the measures being taken to protect the reactors at Bradwell are adequate.