The multi-billion pound HPC project will be the first in a new generation of UK nuclear power stations; today’s decision marks a significant moment in the revitalisation of the UK’s nuclear industry. As commercial partner, Faithful+Gould will play an integral part in the delivery of HPC, providing commercial management services to its Conventional Island and Associated Developments contracts.
"For us, working on this notable HPC project will build upon our reputable skills as well as strengthen our nuclear expertise..."
Kevin McNealey, Faithful+Gould Head of Nuclear
An estimated 25,000 job opportunities will be created over the construction of the proposed new power station; working collaboratively with EDF Energy, Faithful+Gould is already contributing to these impressive figures through effective strategic recruitment, dedicated graduate programmes and developing its own extensive nuclear resource pool.
Sean Lynch, Director at Faithful+Gould and Commercial Lead for the Conventional Island contracts, said: "HPC is being supported by a workforce with the skills, competency and capacity required to successfully deliver the first new nuclear power station for a generation with the highest standards of nuclear professionalism, safety and security. Today’s decision is a significant milestone in our six-year relationship with EDF Energy on this project; as we move into the delivery phase, we will build upon the experience gained by our skilled professionals throughout the planning and investment stages and continue to successfully support EDF Energy through the full lifecycle of this project."
"Today’s decision is a significant milestone in our six-year relationship with EDF Energy on this project..."
Sean Lynch, Faithful+Gould Director and Commercial Lead for the Conventional Island contracts
To kick-start our involvement in the delivery stage, EDF Energy recently opened the ‘Delivery Command Centre’ project offices at Bridgewater House in Bristol, and Faithful+Gould was one of the first of the HPC project teams to move in. "Bridgewater House in Bristol allows us to more effectively build the one team we need with our contract partners," said Nigel Cann, Hinkley Point C Programme and Construction Delivery Director.
Kevin McNealey, Head of Nuclear at Faithful+Gould, said: "For us, working on this notable HPC project will build upon our reputable skills as well as strengthen our nuclear expertise, providing a real opportunity to win and effectively deliver other current and future nuclear programmes nationally and worldwide."