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Hunterston A nuclear power station

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Hunterston A nuclear power station was a Magnox power station located at Hunterston in Ayrshire, Scotland, adjacent to Hunterston B and is currently being decommissioned. [1]

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Ardrossan

Ardrossan (Gaelic: Àird Rosain, "headland of the small promontory") is a town on the North Ayrshire coast in south-western Scotland.

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B. Hick and Sons

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Brian Donohoe

Brian Harold Donohoe (born 10 September 1948) is a former Scottish Labour Party politician and former trade union official, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Ayrshire from 2005 until losing his seat in 2015.

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British Nuclear Fuels Ltd

British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) was a nuclear energy and fuels company owned by the UK Government.

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Central Electricity Generating Board

The Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) was the cornerstone of the British electricity industry for almost forty years, from 1957 to privatisation in the 1990s.

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Cruachan Power Station

The Cruachan Power Station (also known as the Cruachan Dam) is a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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DoCoMoMo Key Scottish Monuments

DoCoMoMo Key Scottish Monuments is a list of 60 notable post-war buildings in Scotland, compiled in 1993 by the international architectural conservation organisation DoCoMoMo.

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Fairlie railway station

Fairlie railway station serves the village of Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Great Cumbrae

Great Cumbrae (Scots, Muckle Cumbrae; Scottish Gaelic, Cumaradh Mòr; also known as Cumbrae or the Isle of Cumbrae) is the larger of the two islands known as The Cumbraes in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland.

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Hunterston

Hunterston, by the Firth of Clyde, is a coastal area in Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Hunterston B nuclear power station

Hunterston B Power Station is a nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Hunterston Castle

Hunterston Castle, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland is the historic home of the lairds of Clan Hunter.

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James Hann (businessman)

Sir James Hann CBE FCIM FInstPet FINucE (18 January 1933 - 14 February 2004) was a British businessman and former chairman of Scottish Nuclear.

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List of nuclear reactors

This is a list of all the commercial nuclear reactors in the world, sorted by country, with operational status.

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List of power stations in Scotland

This list of power stations in Scotland includes current and former electricity-generating power stations in Scotland, sorted by type.

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Magnox

Magnox is a type of nuclear power/production reactor that was designed to run on natural uranium with graphite as the moderator and carbon dioxide gas as the heat exchange coolant.

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Magnox Ltd

Magnox Ltd is a nuclear decommissioning Site Licence Company (SLC) controlled by Cavendish Fluor Partnership, its designated Parent Body Organisation (PBO).

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Mowlem

Mowlem was one of the largest construction and civil engineering companies in the United Kingdom.

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North Ayrshire and Arran (UK Parliament constituency)

North Ayrshire and Arran is a constituency of the British House of Commons, located in the south-west of Scotland within the North Ayrshire council area.

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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, formed by the Energy Act 2004.

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Nuclear power in Scotland

There are two nuclear power stations in Scotland, and several nuclear-powered submarines are based there.

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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom

Nuclear power in the United Kingdom generates around a quarter of the country's electricity as of 2016, projected to rise to a third by 2035.

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Outline of nuclear power

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to nuclear power: Nuclear power – the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity.

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Scottish Nuclear

Scottish Nuclear was formed as a precursor to the privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry in Scotland on 1 April 1990.

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1964 in Scotland

Events from the year 1964 in Scotland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hunterston_A_nuclear_power_station

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