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Thorp plant at Sellafield to close

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority have announced the reproccessing of oxide fuel will stop in 2018. It was due to end in 2010 but the closure had been delayed.

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Sellafield's Thorp plant will close 2018

It's been announced Sellafield's Thorp plant in Cumbria is to close in six years time

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority have announced the reproccessing of oxide fuel will stop in 2018. It was due to end in 2010 but the closure had been delayed.

Unions say they're "concerned" about the futures of the 800 staff employed there.

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