Dounreay

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Dounreay

(ˌduːnˈreɪ)
n
(Placename) the site in N Scotland of a nuclear power station, which contained the world's first fast-breeder reactor (1962–77). A prototype fast-breeder operated from 1974 until 1994: a nuclear fuel re-processing plant has also operated at the site
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A few hundred metres away, inside the iconic golf-ball dome that houses the Dounreay fast reactor (DFR), engineers are busy overseeing another painstakingly detailed programme of work.
The NDA also said in its latest business plan famous Dome-topped Dounreay Fast Reactor will disappear in 2025 with the Prototype Fast Reactor gone the following year.
Other projects include the dismantling of three nuclear reactors, the demolition of the Dounreay Fast Reactor's landmark Golf Ball, also known as the Dome, and landscaping works.