Following Waldeck’s successful involvement in the delivery of EDF Energy’s West Burton CCGT project from 2008-2013, Waldeck were appointed on EDF Energy’s engineering framework for Hinkley Point C in 2014, functioning as a technical specialist and management consultancy.
A team of our engineers have been working alongside EDF Energy on the project, delivering engineering support for site enabling works, management and co-ordination of works packages, BIM and site engineering.
To mark the milestone, Ged Mason, CEO of our parent company Morson Group and Waldeck’s Senior Management team visited our embedded engineering team on-site.
“It was an honour to visit Hinkley Point C again and meet with colleagues who are contributing significantly to the great work being delivered across the project, which is making remarkable construction progress.
“Although the team are currently based in the South West of England, it was fantastic to see how our team has grown into such a diverse, talented project team and hear stories from all over the world; China to Venezuela; Canada to Albania.
“During its 60 years of operation, Hinkley Point C will play a vital part in the UK’s fight against climate change and we are proud to play a part in EDF Energy’s mission to deliver clean, affordable, and sustainable energy for all.
“Equally, it is clear to see that Waldeck, supported by Morson Group are in a unique position to attract, upskill and deploy the right people to help deliver the UK’s nuclear ambitions; supporting the demands and needs of our supply chain partners whilst securing rewarding careers for our engineers.”
On completion, the Hinkley Point C site will host two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in Britain providing zero-carbon electricity for around six million homes.
The £19.6bn project is expected to have created 22,000 job opportunities during the 10 years of construction and provide huge opportunities for local, national and international businesses throughout its 60-year lifecycle.
Richard Sargent, Waldeck’s Nuclear New Build Director, who heads up Waldeck’s Hinkley Point C team, also shared:
“We were delighted to be able to invite Ged, Chris, Neale and Andy on-site to see the construction progress being made. The visit was a great opportunity to get the Waldeck team together from their respective teams across the project and celebrate all of their hard work over the past 8 years.
“We are extremely fortunate to have such a capable, motivated team with such diverse career histories and life experiences, which made for a fantastic day and night!
“A huge personal thank you from me to everyone for their continued contributions.”
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