Cavendish Nuclear supports Sellafield as they hit the road to grow local supply chain

Sellafield Ltd is continuing to take its ‘Tier 2’ suppliers on a road trip around the region to build links with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The aim is to get more SMEs involved in Sellafield’s £2bn a year decommissioning programme.

The fifth and final mission in this series took place today at Cavendish Nuclear’s Dalton Avenue office in Warrington.

The event provided access for 11 companies to engage with Sellafield Ltd’s Tier 2 community and was hosted by Cavendish Nuclear.

John Berry, Sellafield Ltd supply chain manager, said, “We want to make sure as many companies as possible, regardless of size or sector, benefit from the unique opportunities in the Sellafield clean-up programme.

“Our trade missions are a chance for businesses to get their foot in the door of the multi-billion pound nuclear decommissioning market. We are extremely grateful to Cavendish Nuclear for hosting the networking event at their Birchwood Park facility. It has allowed the collective group to explore opportunities before we break out to visit SME premises.”

Emma-Jayne Gooch, Sellafield Ltd’s head of supply chain and innovation said, “This is a really great way for us to showcase the excellence in our SME community. We’re delighted our Tier 2 partners are supporting this; it’s clear they share our passion for showcasing the brilliance of SMEs.”

Paul Smith, Cavendish Nuclear’s director of nuclear services said, “We are proud to have been able to support this event and its contribution to the wider SME growth agenda across the UK.”