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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Dounreay

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Date: 1955-
History: The Dounreay site was opened in 1955 and three reactors were built over the next 20 years: the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR), Prototype Fast Reactor (PFR) and the Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR). The reactors were closed down in 1994 and are being decommissioned.
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
References: PROCAT; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C286302
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
From 2012: Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd Website
The National Archives, Kew
1956-1994: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority: Northern Groups: Dounreay, registered files and reports
The National Archives, Kew