Office for Nuclear Regulation

Hunterston A


  • Operator/Licensee: Magnox Limited
  • Owner: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Type of site: Decommissioning
  • Location: West Killbride, North Ayrshire

Magnox website

Hunterston A - Copyright Magnox Limited


Hunterston A power station is a twin reactor Magnox power station now shutdown and being decommissioned. The station, Scotland's first civil nuclear generating station and, at the time of opening, the largest in operation anywhere in the world generated around 360MW of electricity during its 25 year life - enough electricity to supply 700,000 homes.