May 18, 2022

A National Archive For The Civil Nuclear Wins Scotland’s Best Building Award

From the BBC:

Nucleus in Wick has been constructed to hold more than 70 years’ worth of information and up to 30 million digital records.

It has won the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award for 2018.


The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority had the facility constructed at a former RAF site. The archive was opened last year.



Nucleus will also store local archives dating back to the 16th Century.

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See Also: National Archive for Nuclear Industry Opens in Wick (via BBC, Feb. 14, 2017)

See Also: Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives

See Also: NDA Archive: Nucleus (The Nuclear And Caithness Archives) (via

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