It is now five years since work began to build the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset. The building project – which is thought to be the biggest and most complex in Europe – is now approaching the halfway stage. The team in charge of the build says it is “absolutely focused” on hitting its new deadline of 2026 after the pandemic, Brexit and the HGV drivers shortage slowed progress. “We realise there are lots of challenges ahead, and we really need to analyse what the pandemic has done for us,” Delivery Director Nigel Cann told ITV News.
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