Allerdale GDF Drop in sessions


The Allerdale Working Group is holding two community drop-in sessions to discuss the Search Area which has been identified for consideration as a potentially suitable site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), in which to permanently dispose of higher activity radioactive waste. Further information about the Search Area is available on the Allerdale Working Group website

The Drop-in sessions details are:

Date: Saturday 30th October

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Venue: St Andrews Hall, St Andrews United Reformed Church, Solway Street, Silloth, Wigton CA7 4EG


Date: Saturday 6th November

Time: 10.30am – 4pm

Venue: The Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre, Finkle St, Workington CA14 2BD

Please pre-book your visit below by selecting the location you wish to attend. The event in Workington runs all day so please let us know if you prefer the morning or afternoon. This will help us to safely manage numbers attending each event.

The Drop-in sessions  are organised in line with current Government Covid-19 guidance and measures such as social distancing will be in place, to ensure a safe event experience for everyone.

The Allerdale GDF Working Group invites anyone with comments or concerns to contact the Working Group on 0300 369 0000 or email

We look forward to meeting you there.


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