There’s an interesting interlude in the midst of this documentary about the building of Hinkley Point C that delves into the financing of the nuclear power plant. The fact that the deal with the Chinese and French firms putting up the money doesn’t look like a good long-term one for UK consumers somewhat undercuts the grandeur of the engineering. But back to that engineering, and cameras follow the construction of a flood defence system designed to prevent a disaster like the one that befell Fukushima in Japan, while specialists work to uncover Second World War bombs that threaten the installation of the cooling tunnels.
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BBC TV documentary goes behind the scenes at Hinkley C build.
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