Sellafield, formerly known as Windscale, is a large nuclear site on the coast of Cumbria, England. Now it mostly does nuclear waste processing and storage and nuclear decommissioning. It used to be a nuclear power plant from 1956 to 2003, and nuclear fuel reprocessing from 1952 to 2022. It is a big place, 265 hectares (650 acres), and has more than 200 nuclear facilities and more than 1,000 buildings.
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- "Job done: Sellafield plant safely completes its mission". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2023-03-23.