Ferrybridge C

  • Category: Thermal
  • Energy type: Coal
  • Project type: Asset

Ferrybridge ‘C’ Power Station began generating electricity in 1966, and was the first power station in Europe to succeed in generating electricity from a 500 megawatt machine. The power station officially closed on 31 March 2016 and has since undergone a full decommissioning process in preparation for demolition work to commence.   

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Demolition work

SSE has announced Keltbray as its principal contractor for the demolition of its coal-fired Ferrybridge C power station in West Yorkshire. The announcement confirms the intent to demolish the station following its official closure in 2016.

To find out more, please read the press release here.

Community Liaison Group

Please find below the minutes taken at the Ferrybridge site Community Liaison Group, which meets quarterly. The group is made up of representatives from across the local community, including ward and parish councillors and organised community groups, as well as bodies such as the Environment Agency and Police, as well as site project teams.