Office for Nuclear Regulation

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

ONR revoked the licence of this facility on 31 March 2022

Summary

  • Operator/Licensee: Imperial College
  • Type of site: Decommissioning
  • Location: Silwood Park, Ascot, London

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Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

Background

The CONSORT II research reactor achieved criticality in 1965 and operated safely until 2012, when it was finally shut down. The nuclear fuel was removed from site in 2014. Decommissioning the reactor commenced the following year. The reactor has now been demolished and the site cleared of all radioactive waste.

ONR revoked the licence of this facility on 31 March 2022