Clarkebond wins work at Hinkley Point C

Multidisciplinary engineers Clarkebond have been appointed to provide civil and structural engineering services for the construction of essential infrastructure buildings at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station being built by EDF Energy.

Clarkebond has started detailed design of three buildings on the site for Bouygues UK.

The first is a four storey visitor information centre comprising multi-use exhibition space, classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, and a full height auditorium.

The second is a two-storey training centre and simulator building which will include a full height training hall with clerestory glazing, classrooms, meeting rooms, offices, simulator control room and associated facilities, simulator observation room and visitors room including workshop.

The third is a large twin bay portal frame warehouse with an overhead travelling gantry crane in one bay and workshops in the second bay. Mezzanine floors will be provided for storage.

"The Hinkley Point C development will be one of the largest infrastructure construction schemes in Europe and we are absolutely delighted to be playing our part on such a landmark project”, commented Martin Hathaway, Director.

Client:  Bouygues UK
Contractor:  Bouygues UK
Architect: AHR
Engineers:  Clarkebond   
M&E: Hoare Lea

For more information please contact:  janestanbridge@clarkebond.com – 07790 888321