The decommissioning of Hunterston A station is set to end in 2024. Largs Community councillor Drew Cochrane, who sits on the Hunterston site stakeholders group (SSG), said: “The A Station will close in 2024. There will no staff on site. At the moment 125 employees, 90 contractors, and it has cost £41m in the past year to decommission. “There are three tenders out for what will be the final A station building which they are calling a weather envelope – and a contract will be issued soon.” A spokesman for Magnox, operators of Hunterston ‘A’ said: “Under the current Magnox lifetime plan Hunterston ‘A’ is scheduled to go into care and maintenance by 2024 when the only buildings that will be left will be the two reactors, the Intermediate Level Waste Store and potentially one or two other buildings.
Largs & Millport Weekly News 10th Feb 2018 read more »