About Cottam and West Burton A

Cottam and West Burton A are coal-fired power stations near Retford in Nottinghamshire, capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 7.5 million UK homes.

Cottam

  • Plant Manager: Darren Ramshaw
  • Units: 4 Units and 4 turbines
  • Total supply to the national grid: 2000MW
  • Start of construction: 1966
  • Start of generation: 1969
  • People: Approximately 220 EDF Energy employees and around 175 contract partners

West Burton A

  • Plant Manager: Martin Cheetham
  • Units: 4 Units and 4 turbines
  • Total supply to the national grid: 2000MW
  • Start of construction: 1961
  • Start of generation: 1969
  • People: Approximately 250 EDF Energy employees plus over 175 contract partners

Power station - Cottam

Cottam and West Burton A are coal-fired power stations near Retford in Nottinghamshire, capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 7.5 million UK homes. 

Power station - West Burton A

Cottam and West Burton A are coal-fired power stations near Retford in Nottinghamshire, capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 7.5 million UK homes. 

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Contact Cottam and West Burton A

  • Cottam address:
    EDF Energy, Cottam Power Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0NP
  • Reception: 01522 894000
  • Community requests: Terri Shaw, 01522 894006

 

  • West Burton A address:
    EDF Energy, West Burton Power Station, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 9BL
  • Reception: 01427 882100
  • Community requests: Richard Renshaw, 01427 882067

 

  • Media requests (West Burton and Cottam): Martyn Butlin, 01524 863565
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Format: 18/09/2018
Format: 18/09/2018
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Cottam power station's 50th anniversary

Cottam power station has celebrated its 50th birthday with an evening of nostalgia as staff were invited to a special event where they swapped memories of life on the site over the past five decades. .

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