Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Nuclear sites move from enhanced to routine regulatory attention after safety improvements

April 1, 2022 - AWE Burghfield and EDF Dungeness B safety improvements

Permission granted for next construction phase at Hinkley Point C

January 27, 2022 - Major new milestone for the project

UK meets its international obligations in ONR’s first year as domestic safeguards regulator

January 27, 2022 - All new international safeguards obligations met

ONR seeks views of stakeholders

January 27, 2022 - Launch of our 2022 annual Stakeholder Survey

‘Bulk quantities’ interpretation confirmed for Geological Disposal Facilities

December 16, 2021 - Position statement on the interpretation of ‘bulk quantities’

Prestigious security award nomination for Office for Nuclear Regulation’s Callum

December 16, 2021 - ‘Learner of the Year’ at this year’s Security Institute awards

Enforcement at Dungeness B Power Station

October 19, 2021 - The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has served a formal ‘direction’ to EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd requiring the company to reassess safety arrangements at Dungeness B Power Station. A direction is formal enforcement action which allows us to direct a site operator (licensee) to take specific actions to address legal compliance shortfalls. The enforcement […]

Cyber security team delighted by award nomination

October 19, 2021 - Our Civil Nuclear Security and Safeguards team has been shortlisted for excellence in cyber security at the inaugural ‘OSPA’ awards. ONR was selected as one of just four finalists in the Outstanding Cyber Security Partnership category for our work to benchmark information and cyber security arrangements across the sector’s supply chain. The nomination at the […]

COVID-19 update

May 21, 2021 - While the pandemic has changed the way we all work, worker and public safety has remained our priority throughout. And we remain satisfied with industry’s response and judge that there has been no significant change to dutyholders’ safety and security resilience as a result of COVID-19. We will continue to adjust our response to the […]

What do you think of ONR?

May 21, 2021 - We are here to protect society by securing safe nuclear operations, and that means we must build and maintain trust and confidence in what we do. It is why inspiring stakeholder confidence is one of one of the four strategic themes set out in our Strategy 2020-25. The results show we remain positively viewed as […]