“HARWELL” OLD AND NEW:  ITS RENAISSANCE AS SYMBOLISED BY THE RELOCATION OF AN RSC “NATIONAL CHEMICAL LANDMARK” PLAQUE

BY MICHAEL JEWESS

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This work was published in Royal Society of Chemistry Historical Group newsletter and summary of papers, 2019, 75, 21-31 (hard copy), 11-16 (online).

Abstract 

In the context of the UK nuclear energy programme, the history is described of AERE Harwell from 1946 and AEA Technology until the latter went into administration in 2012.  The site is currently undergoing a renaissance as the “Harwell Campus”.

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