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Founded in 1987, North West Projects Ltd is an engineering design company with a primary focus on the nuclear decommissioning sector. Our core capabilities are the provision of Mechanical and CE&I engineering design and project management. Additional services include Process Engineering, HVAC, and CS&A design.
In recent years North West Projects Ltd has successfully undertaken and delivered over 3000 projects of values from £10,000 to over £10,000,000. Our portfolio of projects undertaken includes many of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authorities most challenging projects.

North West Projects : Delivering Safe, Quality, and Cost-Effective, Design Solutions to the Nuclear Sector.

What We Do

  • Mechanical Engineering Design

    Our Mechanical Engineering department applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

  • CE&I Engineering Design

    The CE&I Engineering division deals with the study and application of electricity, telecommunications, control systems, and instrumentation.

  • Stress Analysis

    Our Stress Analysis team cover methods determining the stresses and strains in materials and structures subjected to forces or loads.

  • Project Management

    The Project Management capability undertake the initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.

  • Engineering Substantiation

    Engineering substantiation is the process of proving, with sufficient evidence, that a proposed design or industrial process is both fit for purpose and is inherently safe.

Latest News

  • Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition

    Wednesday 26th September saw the annual Engineering & Technology Solutions Exhibition return to the Birchwood Park site in Warrington. As the most comprehensive independent nuclear suppliers exhibition of its kind, the event proved to be popular both for representatives from Sellafield Ltd, who have a large presence on the park, and also members of the […]

    By Aidan McManus | 3rd October 2018

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  • 71st North West Annual NI Dinner

    North West Projects sponsors of the prestigious 71st North West Annual Nuclear Institute Dinner on Thursday, 14 June 2018 at the Principal, Manchester. This hugely popular annual event is one of the largest in the Nuclear Institute calendar with a regular attendance of almost 600 industry leaders. The Guest of Honour and & keynote speaker […]

    By Katie Howell | 18th June 2018

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  • A Royal Appointment for North West Projects Employee

    Dave Nicholson, Principal Electrical Engineer at North West Projects Westlakes office and his wife Pauline were both celebrating last month after receiving one of the Royal Yachting Association’s most prestigious awards from HRH The Princess Royal, President of the RYA. Both leading members of Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, theirs was among 58 awards presented in recognition […]

    By Stuart Burkes | 6th December 2017

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  • North West Projects shares best practice alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in The Parliamentary Review

    North West Projects appears alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in the 2016/17 Parliamentary Review. Established by former minister The Rt Hon David Curry in 2010, The Parliamentary Review’s September release is now a key fixture in the political calendar. North West Projects features alongside the Prime Minister and a small number of outstanding organisations in […]

    By webmaster | 14th September 2017

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  • Congratulations to Spirit of Youth

    Congratulations to the Spirit of Youth U14 Junior Football Club, sponsored by North West Projects and managed by Steve Bradshaw (Mechanical Engineering Director), who came top of League 1 in the Poulton & District Primary League, Blackpool. The league having a new format this season split the season into two phases with teams going up […]

    By webmaster | 29th March 2017

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  • Edenfield CE Primary School Presentation on Engineering

    As one of the children’s parent, Poh Sung Loh, was invited to Edenfield CE Primary School on 13th February 2014, as part of the school’s insight into the working world. Poh was accompanied by Brian Berry, North West Projects Training Manager, both who are chartered engineers at North West Projects. In his own words Poh […]

    By webmaster | 17th February 2014

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  • North West Projects Opens New Facility on Matrix Park, Chorley

    This article was published in ‘Place Northwest’ reference to the opening of Rutherford Point on the 27th November 2013. Nuclear advisor opens new HQ North West Projects, which provides engineering design services to the nuclear industry, has opened a 30,000 sq ft facility, ‘Rutherford Point’, in Matrix Park,  part of the Buckshaw Village development in […]

    By webmaster | 27th November 2013

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  • A warm welcome for two new apprentices

    North West Projects take another important step in our continued growth and development by employing two administration apprentices. The candidates, aged 16 and 19,  had to go through an extensive selection process and the final decision was a difficult one.  Sarah Cartmell, Administration Manager of North West Projects commented, ‘The calibre of candidates who applied for the apprenticeship […]

    By webmaster | 2nd October 2013

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  • Un-veiling of Verticil

    This was an article printed in the Lancashire Evening Post, published on the 27th August 2013. North West Projects unveil an eye-catching sculpture as the showpiece of our new flagship headquarters building at Matrix Park The sculpture created by internationally-renowned sculptor, Charles Hadcock, an 18-tonne structure, known as ‘Verticil’, has been brought back to Lancashire from London […]

    By webmaster | 2nd September 2013

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  • Annual Charity Golf Day – 2013

    Following on from last year’s charity golf day, North West Projects took to the fairways again for a second year. Unfortunately the weather did the players no favours this year. What started out a rainy morning, by the end turned into a monsoon. The day involved 18 holes of golf, a putting competition and at the evening […]

    By webmaster | 1st July 2013

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