Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station

Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963. It started service in 1965 and generated electricity for 26 years until decommissioning began in 1991. Many of these photographs form part of recording work carried out in 2010 by RCAHMW
Aerial photograph of Trawsfynydd Power Station, taken on the 30/03/1996
Picket line, Trawsfynydd power station
Aerial view of Trawsfynydd nuclear power station, 2000
Landscape view of Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station with cows in foreground taken in 1965.   Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service...
Aerial view of Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station taken in 1996
Aerial view of Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station - showing the power station looking east, 1966
The modern Medium Level Waste Storage Building constructed as part of the decommissioning process
Part of the 'Rest Area' landscaping designed by Dame Sylvia Crowe. The power station is set within extensive landscaped grounds designed by Sylvia Crowe, who also commented on the setting of the building to complement its wider landscape within...
  Inside of drum, Trawsfynydd nuclear power station. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox reactors generated...
Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox reactors generated electricity for 26 years before it reached the end of its...
Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox reactors generated electricity for 26 years before it reached the end of its...
"Rest area" Landscape gardening designed by Dame Sylvia Crowe at Trawsfynydd Power Station. The power station is set within extensive landscaped grounds designed by Sylvia Crowe, who also commented on the setting of the building to complement...
"Rest area" Landscape gardening designed by Dame Sylvia Crowe at Trawsfynydd Power Station. The power station is set within extensive landscaped grounds designed by Sylvia Crowe, who also commented on the setting of the building to complement...
EPD dose control issuing station.   Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox reactors generated electricity...
Reactor entry point, radiation monitoring equipment in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station.   Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service...
Reactor exit point, radiation monitoring equipment in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and...
Exterior, Reactor block from east southeast in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station.   Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965...
Exterior, Reactor block from the south southwest in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_010
Reactor block roof with roof vents in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_011
Reactor boiler in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_013 
Newly installed concrete and steel roof sub-structure for decommissioned reactor. Ref: DS2010_540_016
Overhead crane for charging reactor core in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref: DS2010_540_018  
Entry point for fuel rods in Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_021 
Crane for lifting fuel rods from outside. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_023
Crane, Manufacturers plate. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_024
Pond scrabbling control room. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_026
Pond scrabbling control console. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox reactors...
Mobile crane for moving medium level waste with 42 tonne waste container. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_032
View of lake from reactor roof. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_034
Water outlet into lake. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_035
Water inlet area. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_036 
Water inlet to reactor. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2010_540_037
Hand dryers and basins. Workers must wash their hands when leaving Radiation Controlled Areas (RCA). Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_002
Pumping concrete into Safestore Two. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_004
Pumping concrete into Safestore Two - view from the capping floor. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_007
The concrete pump static line entering a hot gas duct cell, to form part of the roof slab. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_009 
Casting of capping roof concrete slab. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service in 1965 and its twin Magnox...
Scaffold platform beneath the capping roof within the shield fan room. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_013
DS2011_329_014   Low end of capping roof in the shield fan room. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_014  
In the underside of the capping roof within a Hot Gas Duct (HGD) cell. Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_015
Low end capping roofshield fan room, which houses deplanted hot gas duct sections.Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station. Ref. DS2011_329_016  
RAF aerial photograph showing  the construction of Trawsfynydd Power Station in 1960.   Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station was constructed between 1959 and 1963 to architectural specifications by Sir Basil Spence. It started service...
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