Office for Nuclear Regulation

Category: Areva

Hinkley Point C

March 9, 2016 - ONR would like to clarify its regulatory position


Official start of generic design assessment on new reactor

April 9, 2013 - Charging agreement signed on new reactor design assessment.


ONR Quarterly News, October-December 2012

January 31, 2013 - ONR Quarterly News, September-December 2012


ONR responds to letter in Daily Telegraph (Business)

December 18, 2012 - ONR responds to letter in The Daily Telegraph (Business)


UK regulators confirm acceptance of new nuclear reactor design

December 13, 2012 - The UK EPR reactor (image from Areva)


Last issue with UK EPR reactor confirmed as closed

December 12, 2012 - Last issue with UK EPR reactor confirmed as closed


Twelve more issues closed on UK EPR reactor design

December 5, 2012 - ONR and the Environment Agency confirmed on 5 December 2012 the closure of 12 more issues with the UK EPR generic design.


New reactors quarterly report published – Updated

November 19, 2012 - ONR and the Environment Agency have published their latest Generic Design Assessment (GDA) quarterly progress report.


Closure confirmed of four more issues on reactor design

November 9, 2012 - ONR and the Environment Agency confirmed closure of four more issues with UK EPR reactor design (image from AREVA)


Five more GDA issues closed on new reactor design

October 3, 2012 - ONR and the Environment Agency have closed five more issues on the UK EPR reactor design, bringing the total number closed to nine.