Calder Hall and British-American nuclear diplomacy

HISTORY Calder Hall and British-American nuclear diplomacy by Jay Richardson17 October 2022 On 17 October 1956, Queen Elizabeth II opened Calder Hall, the world’s first commercial nuclear power station, at Sellafield, on the western coast of Cumbria. The two Windscale Piles preceded it in 1950 and ‘51. Both produced plutonium-239 for early British nuclear weapons. […]