Project Information
Project name: UK: National College for Nuclear accommodation
Project description:

The NCfN in Somerset is one of five National Colleges funded by the UK government and working with the private sector to reduce the skills gap in the nuclear energy sector. 

Under the plans, Bridgwater & Taunton College will build 200 new rooms to be completed in full by August 2018, with the potential for expansion in further phases of up to a further 350 rooms.

The college is open to either modular or traditional forms of construction and will consider alternative funding proposals. An outline design for the residential scheme has been developed to concept level and outline planning approval has been given. 

The college is now seeking to appoint a development partner to develop the design, secure finance for the scheme and to build it. The college will retain operational, lifecycle and demand risk and the proposed development will be located at the main Cannington Centre on a green field site.

An engagement event is scheduled for 8 February at the Cannington Centre. The closing date for return of expression of interest is 30 January.

A ground-breaking ceremony was held this week as construction of the academic facility got underway. EDF Energy and Sellafield Ltd will lead industry input into the curriculum.

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14 December 2016 - Partner sought for nuclear college

Type: PPP
Sector: Education
Region: UK - - South West
Current status: Advertised - 14/12/2016
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: Bridgwater and Taunton College
Public sector contact: Bridgwater and Taunton College
Bath Road
Contact point(s): Steve Redman
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
United Kingdom

This page was last updated on:
14 December 2016.


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