Didcot Power Station Blow Down

The President, John Wolstenholme, visited Didcot Power Station on 25th September 2015 to see the preparations for the blow down of the coal bunkers.

The work is being undertaken by John Turner, Explosive Engineer for Robinson and Birdsell Ltd of Wetherby who are company members.

The explosive demolition of the approx. 17,000 ton steel framed structure was successfully carried out by John Turner the day after.

Didcot Blow Down Preparations