Hunterston Nuclear Power Station

Scope and Content

Client: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons Ltd, Engineering Contractors.

Relating to the proposal by the South of Scotland Electricity Board for the construction of a nuclear power station at Hunterston, Ayrshire. The Nuclear Power Group worked in consultation with the General Electric Company Ltd, Simon Carves Ltd, Mowlem (Scotland) Ltd and the Motherwell Bridge and Engineering Co. Ltd, the consortium awarded the contract for the design and building of the power station by the Atomic Energy Commission. A further power station (Hunterston 'B') was then planned and Rowe, with Edgar Morton and Partner, provided advice on the foundation stability.