Our Facilities

NNL is committed to producing better, cheaper and faster technology to support the nuclear industry.

We have everything in place to help shape the UK's nuclear future, including some truly world-class facilities. Our all-round capability means we provide technology services across the entire nuclear fuel cycle. Meaning our facilities can deliver everything from fuel manufacturing and power generation, to treatment of used fuel and decommissioning.

Quite simply, our range of facilities and laboratories is second to none. You'll find us at various different locations around the UK. Where we also provide nuclear science and engineering education, act as advisor to Government and collaborate on an international scale with a wide range of leading universities. NNL is perfectly placed to provide you with the all-round technical capacity and flexibility you need. Now and into the future.

To find out more about our facilities, click on one of our location links or download our Facilities Overview PDF.

Central Laboratory

The Central Laboratory is at the core of NNL. When fully commissioned, the Laboratory has world-class potential to make a very significant contribution to global nuclear research and development.

Note: NNL’s activities in its leased facilities at Springfields (Preston Lab) and Sellafield (Central Lab and Windscale Lab) are operated under Command & Control regimes by Springfields Fuels Ltd and Sellafield Ltd respectively. Activities carried out under those regimes are constrained by the relevant Environmental Permits and Nuclear Site Licences held by Springfields Fuels Ltd and Sellafield Ltd.