All site operations at Springfields work within a strictly regulated framework that defines the legally binding safety, security and environmental requirements. The site’s main regulators are:
Office for Nuclear Regulation – Authorises operations through the Nuclear Site Licence and enforces Radiological and Conventional Safety through inspection and regular reviews.
Environment Agency – Authorises solid, liquid, and aerial discharges to the environment under a framework of licences.
Office for Nuclear Regulation for Civil Nuclear Security (ONR_CNS) – Advises on and regulates security issues.