'Significant milestone' reached in Sellafield nuclear waste clean up job

A 50-tonne piece of equipment has arrived on site which will be used to retrieve highly radioactive waste.

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New nuclear waste machine arrives at Sellafield

It was transferred through Beckermet. Credit: ITV Border

Part of a machine which will play a crucial role cleaning up the most hazardous building at Sellafield has arrived on site.

The 50-tonne component was transferred three miles by road from Beckermet.

It will retrieve radioactive waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage facility.

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