As the name suggests, live ammunition will be fired in the live fire skills area as well as within the two ranges. The construction of the new range is an exceptional example of working with our partners and engaging with the local community to ensure any adverse impact on residents will be minimised. Morgan Sindall has been appointed to construct the facility with Deloitte Real Estate providing project management and cost consultancy support. This is a crucial facility for the constabulary in its support to the nuclear clean-up and decommissioning mission. The HM Queen’s Birthday honours list for 2020 recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people. Call our 24-hour hotline to report anything suspicious in or around a nuclear site.Call the police anti-terrorist hotline to report any threats to national security, If you have a complaint about the Civil Nuclear Constabulary please visit our complaints page or email us. “Configuring the steel frames so they best fitted the site, especially as one of the ranges is 100m-long, was one of our initial challenges,” says WML Project Engineer Emma Hackney. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. The facility will be owned, and developed by, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and leased to the CNC. Construction of a new £39m training facility for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) began on Monday 16 May in West Cumbria. One row of internal columns creates two internal spans measuring 7.5m-wide. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. “The new training facilities represent an important and necessary step forward for the CNC, ensuring we continue to effectively deliver our mission of maintaining public safety and protecting civil nuclear sites. Although the incidents that feature in the exercises are different from the real assessment day, the behaviours that you need to evidence are the same. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Two connected buildings will house live fire training arenas. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Supported on perimeter columns set at 7m spacings the trusses, which have a maximum depth of 4.5m, taper to form the sloping profile of the roofs. Further connected steel-framed structures house two live fire training ranges – 50m and 100m long respectively, and a live fire skills area where various training scenarios can be played out within a three-storey building. Structurally the ranges are separated from the hub building by a double column movement joint. Our latest batch of recruits were welcomed on their training course last week to become Authorised Firearms Officers (AFOs) with the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details. This new training facility will allow CNC Operational requirements to support / protect the Civil Nuclear Sites throughout the UK. If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. As well as fabricating, supplying and erecting the project’s structural steelwork, Border Steelwork Structures (BSS) has a large remit on this project as it also installed precast floor planks, windows, cladding and roofing louvres. Two connected buildings will house live fire training arenas. 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Construction of a new £39m training facility for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) has begun in West Cumbria. At the frontline of this protection are the staff of the CNC who need the very best facilities in which to train and maintain their preparedness. Timber batons placed onto the plates then support a further layer of rubber matting that creates a 500mm void. A bespoke steel-framed training complex is being built for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary near Sellafield. Officers based at Torness Operational Policing Unit (OPU), along with other community members, have raised funds to refurbish a bench and dedicate it to the memory of a much loved and respected member of the community. Press and media enquiries and requests for photographs and artist’s impressions can be made to: CNC – Rebecca Webber or call 01235 466468, Morgan Sindall – Steve Sanders or call 0161 935 8474. It will allow us to continue to meet the most stringent armed policing standards set by the College of Policing and UK Government regulatory standards for the protection of nuclear sites such as Sellafield.”. Activities range from small works and repair and maintenance, to the design and delivery of complex construction and engineering projects where it is able to provide specialist design, tunnelling, utilities, building, civil engineering and mechanical and electrical services. To help better train its officers, a new CNC training facility is under construction near Sellafield in Cumbria, which consists of a series of inter-connected steel-framed structures. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. Please enable Strictly Necessary Cookies first so that we can save your preferences! The centre will consist of a four-storey hub with classrooms, operational stores and offices, alongside communal use areas. NDA – The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental government body responsible for the safe & secure clean-up and decommissioning of 17 civil nuclear sites across the UK. Once the pad foundations were installed, the steelwork erection progamme kicked off in July, with all of the main structures erected by November. Construction and fit out is due to be completed early December 2017, with the facility operational by January 2018. It is enormously gratifying to be entrusted to deliver such an important project for the nation and we are keen to translate this sense of responsibility into a fantastic end product.”. The facility meets the stringent regulatory standards set by the College of Policing and UK Government. Chief Constable Simon Chesterman awarded three officers at a ceremony last month at Sizewell. Charged with protecting the UK’s civil nuclear sites and materials, the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) employs more than 1,500 armed police officers and members of staff whose primary task is to deter any attack or sabotage on these important assets. The opening hours of the press office are 7am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. The live fire skills area gains its stability from the ranges on either side. Please call the out of hours number outside of these times. The facility will be owned, and developed by, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and leased to the CNC. The facility will be owned and developed by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and leased to the CNC. The CNC Training Facility is being developed by NDA Properties Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the NDA. This is ideal to gain an understanding of suitable layout and structure. Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) police officers based at Hinkley Point launch Project Servator today (30/10), an innovative and collaborative community approach to policing. Construction of a £39million new accredited training facility for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) has begun close to Sellafield in Cumbria. “A steel-framed solution was chosen because of the long spans required for the ranges, while cost and speed of construction also played a big part in the decision,” says Morgan Sindall Project Director Paul Limb. Consequently, these areas have some special cladding to prevent bullets from leaving each of the three isolated zones, and to prevent dangerous ricochets. The sequencing meant the two parallel ranges were erected first, followed by the connected three-storey hub building. The company operates across the commercial, defence, education, energy, healthcare, industrial, leisure, retail, transport and water markets.