Seventy years of British nuclear history lie behind these concrete, stone and aluminium walls. Since opening in February 2017, Nucleus, the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA) Nuclear and Caithness Archive, near Wick, Scotland, has been gathering thousands of records, images and plans about the UK’s civil nuclear industry. More documents are being transferred from 17 archives across the UK, as the NDA plans to house them all in this single purpose-built location. The archive contains documents dating back to the 1950s, and some are classified as Top Secret. Records are kept in triplicate: a copy on paper, a microfilm and a PDF version, to reduce wear on the originals.
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