Based in the nuclear hub of Birchwood Park, Warrington and with an office in Glasgow, Servelec Controls has many years' experience of executing projects within the nuclear environment. Servelec Controls' SQEP assessed staff are experienced in understanding requirements and work collaboratively with our clients to deliver successful projects throughout the full nuclear fuel cycle.

Safety is at the very heart of what we do; we don’t just provide systems that make our clients operations safer, this focus is part of our culture and epitomised by our own impeccable track record. Regulatory compliance, both nuclear and conventional, is part of every project we deliver.

The control and safety systems we design, engineered to standard ES_1_2190, provide protection to personnel, plant and the environment and ensure that safe measures are taken in a timely and controlled manner in the event of a potentially hazardous condition.


The benefits we deliver include risk reduction, increased operational efficiency and improved reliability. Our solutions are used to automate a range of plant and processes including:

  • Mechanical handling
  • Waste tracking, reporting and retrieval
  • Process control
  • Radiological surveillance
  • Asset management and control
  • Plant and inventory control
  • Diagnostic and monitoring
  • Emergency plume gamma monitoring
  • Dry fuel stores
  • Water / effluent treatment plant
  • CO2 dryer
  • Temperature and rod drop loggers
  • Critical hoist / handling

Obsolescence Management

Because Servelec Controls is vendor independent, we are ideally positioned to provide impartial advice and expert project management services for the replacement of obsolescent equipment.  Over the last 40 years our engineers have installed most of the now obsolete control system equipment still being used today, such as the GEM80 PLC. Our obsolescence services ensure seamless upgrades to the latest market-leading technology and integration with existing infrastructure, while minimising implementation time and costs and reducing downtime.  Read more…


GEM80 PLC Replacement - Removing the burden of replacing a legacy system.

Servelec Controls has in depth experience working with such legacy systems and using migration technology to mitigate risk, reduce testing and provide a long-term upgradeable solution

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Our nuclear clients include EDF Energy, Sellafield Ltd, Magnox, DSRL, Doosan, Babcock, Nuvia, Cavendish Nuclear, Bechtel Babcock Nuclear Solutions, Amec Foster Wheeler, Jacobs and Atkins. Servelec Controls is also a framework contractor for Sellafield Limited and preferred supplier for Magnox.