List of power stations in England

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This is a list of current and former electricity-generating power stations in England. For lists sorted by type, including proposed stations, see the see also section below.

Note that the DECC maintains a comprehensive list of UK power stations.

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Namepo Coordinates Location County Region Type Total capacity Opened Closed Demolished Notes
Acton Lane A 51°31′50.18″N 0°15′21.07″W / 51.5306056°N 0.2558528°W / 51.5306056; -0.2558528 ("Acton Lane A") North Acton Ealing Greater London Coal ? 1899 1950? yes
Acton Lane B 51°31′50.18″N 0°15′21.07″W / 51.5306056°N 0.2558528°W / 51.5306056; -0.2558528 ("Acton Lane B") North Acton Ealing Greater London Coal 150 1950 1983 >1989
Agecroft A 53°30′55.01″N 2°18′2.95″W / 53.5152806°N 2.3008194°W / 53.5152806; -2.3008194 ("Agecroft A") Pendlebury Salford North West Coal 100 1925 1992 1993-4 4x25 MW generators
Agecroft B 53°30′55.01″N 2°18′2.95″W / 53.5152806°N 2.3008194°W / 53.5152806; -2.3008194 ("Agecroft B") Pendlebury Salford North West Coal 116 1962 1992 1993-4 1x116 MW generator
Agecroft C 53°30′55.01″N 2°18′2.95″W / 53.5152806°N 2.3008194°W / 53.5152806; -2.3008194 ("Agecroft C") Pendlebury Salford North West Coal 116 1962 1992 1993-4 1x116 MW generator
Back o' th' Bank[1] Bolton Bolton North West Coal ? 1914 1979 1982
Bankside 51°30′25.17″N 0°5′55.08″W / 51.5069917°N 0.0986333°W / 51.5069917; -0.0986333 ("Bankside") Bankside Southwark Greater London Oil ? 1952 1981 Building converted to Tate Modern gallery in 2000
Barking A 51°30′59.31″N 0°6′39.55″E / 51.5164750°N 0.1109861°E / 51.5164750; 0.1109861 ("Barking A") Creekmouth Barking and Dagenham Greater London Coal 600 1925 1976 yes
Barking B 51°30′59.31″N 0°6′39.55″E / 51.5164750°N 0.1109861°E / 51.5164750; 0.1109861 ("Barking B") Creekmouth Barking and Dagenham Greater London Coal 144 1939 1976 yes
Barking C 51°30′59.31″N 0°6′39.55″E / 51.5164750°N 0.1109861°E / 51.5164750; 0.1109861 ("Barking C") Creekmouth Barking and Dagenham Greater London Coal 220 1954 1981 yes
Barking Reach 51°31′16.19″N 0°8′48.93″E / 51.5211639°N 0.1469250°E / 51.5211639; 0.1469250 ("Barking Reach") Dagenham Barking and Dagenham Greater London CCGT 1000 1995
Barking Urban District Council 51°32′14.49″N 0°4′46.23″E / 51.5373583°N 0.0795083°E / 51.5373583; 0.0795083 ("Barking Urban District Council") East St Barking Barking and Dagenham Greater London Coal ? 1897 1927 ?
Barton 53°28′23.03″N 2°20′55.97″W / 53.4730639°N 2.3488806°W / 53.4730639; -2.3488806 ("Barton") Trafford Park Trafford North West Coal 69 1923 1974 1978-9
Battersea A 51°28′54.18″N 0°8′41.09″W / 51.4817167°N 0.1447472°W / 51.4817167; -0.1447472 ("Battersea A") Battersea Wandsworth Greater London Coal 243 1935 1975 Grade II* listed, Awaiting redevelopment
Battersea B 51°28′54.18″N 0°8′41.09″W / 51.4817167°N 0.1447472°W / 51.4817167; -0.1447472 ("Battersea B") Battersea Wandsworth Greater London Coal 503 1955 1983 Grade II* listed, Awaiting redevelopment
Belvedere[2] 51°30′16.213″N 0°9′33.883″E / 51.50450361°N 0.15941194°E / 51.50450361; 0.15941194 ("Belvedere") Belvedere Bexley Greater London Oil ? 1962 1980s 1992
Berwick-upon-Tweed 55°45′59.86″N 2°0′17.06″W / 55.7666278°N 2.0047389°W / 55.7666278; -2.0047389 ("Berwick-upon-Tweed") Berwick-upon-Tweed Northumberland North East Coal 1930s 1990s
Birchills (Walsall) 52°35′46.098″N 1°59′51.979″W / 52.59613833°N 1.99777194°W / 52.59613833; -1.99777194 ("Birchills (Walsall)") Birchills Walsall West Midlands Coal 1949 1982 1987
Blackburn Meadows 53°25′5.03″N 1°24′17.04″W / 53.4180639°N 1.4047333°W / 53.4180639; -1.4047333 ("Blackburn Meadows") Blackburn Meadows Sheffield Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 72 1921 1980 2008
Blackwall Point 51°29′52.18″N 0°0′40.9″E / 51.4978278°N 0.011361°E / 51.4978278; 0.011361 ("Blackwall Point") Greenwich Peninsula Greenwich Greater London Coal 100.5 1900 1981 Yes The only visible remains of the station is the coaling pier in the Thames.
Bloom Street[3][4] Manchester Manchester North West Coal 7.2 1901 ? ?
Blyth A 55°8′32.92″N 1°31′37.07″W / 55.1424778°N 1.5269639°W / 55.1424778; -1.5269639 ("Blyth A") Cambois Northumberland North East Coal 480 1958 1999 2003
Blyth B Cambois Northumberland North East Coal 1250 1962 2001 2003 Two units decommissioned in 1991
Bold 53°26′2.01″N 2°41′17.92″W / 53.4338917°N 2.6883111°W / 53.4338917; -2.6883111 ("Bold") Bold Merseyside North West Coal 300 1960 1990 yes
Bradford Bradford West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 1889 1975 1978
Brimsdown 51°39′38.19″N 0°1′18.09″W / 51.6606083°N 0.0216917°W / 51.6606083; -0.0216917 ("Brimsdown") Brimsdown Enfield Greater London Coal ? 1907 1974 yes
Brunswick Wharf 51°30′29.17″N 0°0′3.93″E / 51.5081028°N 0.0010917°E / 51.5081028; 0.0010917 ("Brunswick Wharf") Blackwall Tower Hamlets Greater London Coal+Oil 340 1952 1984 1989
Bulls Bridge 51°30′7.2″N 0°24′32.06″W / 51.502000°N 0.4089056°W / 51.502000; -0.4089056 ("Bulls Bridge") Hayes Hillingdon Greater London OCGT 280 1980 1993 yes
Burghfield[5] 51°25′46.412″N 1°0′14.166″W / 51.42955889°N 1.00393500°W / 51.42955889; -1.00393500 ("Burghfield") Burghfield Berkshire South East Gas 45 1998
Carlisle 54°53′7.35″N 2°54′8.10″W / 54.8853750°N 2.9022500°W / 54.8853750; -2.9022500 ("Carlisle") Carlisle Cumbria North West Coal ? <1988 ?
Carrington A 53°26′9.01″N 2°24′38.94″W / 53.4358361°N 2.4108167°W / 53.4358361; -2.4108167 ("Carrington A") Carrington Greater Manchester North West Coal 240 1956 1991 1990s
Carrington B 53°26′9.01″N 2°24′38.94″W / 53.4358361°N 2.4108167°W / 53.4358361; -2.4108167 ("Carrington B") Carrington Greater Manchester North West CCGT 860 aka Carrington Energy Centre
Carville A 54°59′16.92″N 1°31′21.05″W / 54.9880333°N 1.5225139°W / 54.9880333; -1.5225139 ("Carville A") Wallsend Tyne and Wear North East Coal 10 1904 1960s 1962
Carville B 54°59′16.92″N 1°31′21.05″W / 54.9880333°N 1.5225139°W / 54.9880333; -1.5225139 ("Carville B") Wallsend Tyne and Wear North East Coal 55 1916 1960s 1962
Castle Donington 52°50′52.07″N 1°21′31.02″W / 52.8477972°N 1.3586167°W / 52.8477972; -1.3586167 ("Castle Donington") Castle Donington Leicestershire East Midlands Coal 600 1958 1995 yes
Chadderton A (Slacks Valley) 53°31′54.01″N 2°9′56.96″W / 53.5316694°N 2.1658222°W / 53.5316694; -2.1658222 ("Chadderton A (Slacks Valley)") Chadderton Greater Manchester North West Coal ? 1927 1960s 1975
Chadderton B 53°31′54.01″N 2°9′56.96″W / 53.5316694°N 2.1658222°W / 53.5316694; -2.1658222 ("Chadderton B") Chadderton Greater Manchester North West Coal 240 1955 1982 1986
Chickerell[6] 50°37′24.264″N 2°29′23.118″W / 50.62340667°N 2.48975500°W / 50.62340667; -2.48975500 ("Chickerell") Chickerell Dorset South West Gas 45 1998
Chippenham[7] 51°28′4.275″N 2°6′21.521″W / 51.46785417°N 2.10597806°W / 51.46785417; -2.10597806 ("Chippenham") Chippenham Wiltshire South West Gas 10 2002
Chopwell Colliery Chopwell County Durham North East Coal ?
Commercial Road Stage 1[8] Wolverhampton West Midlands West Midlands Coal 0.35 1895 (stage 2) 1977
Commercial Road Stage 2[9] Wolverhampton West Midlands West Midlands Coal 6 1908 (stage 3) 1977
Commercial Road Stage 3[10] Wolverhampton West Midlands West Midlands Coal 23 1925 1970s 1977
Consett Central 54°51′0.13″N 1°50′55.36″W / 54.8500361°N 1.8487111°W / 54.8500361; -1.8487111 ("Consett Central") Consett County Durham North East Coal 1955 1980 1980s
Knitsley Lane 54°51′0.13″N 1°50′55.36″W / 54.8500361°N 1.8487111°W / 54.8500361; -1.8487111 ("Knitsley Lane") Consett County Durham North East Coal 1903 1906 Yes
Templetown 54°51′0.13″N 1°50′55.36″W / 54.8500361°N 1.8487111°W / 54.8500361; -1.8487111 ("Templetown") Consett County Durham North East Coal 1906 1961 yes
Corby 52°30′13.11″N 0°42′15.03″W / 52.5036417°N 0.7041750°W / 52.5036417; -0.7041750 ("Corby") Corby Northamptonshire East Midlands CCGT 401 1994
Coryton 51°30′43.2″N 0°30′28.87″E / 51.512000°N 0.5080194°E / 51.512000; 0.5080194 ("Coryton") Thurrock Essex East CCGT 732 2002
CDCL (Cottam Development Centre) 53°18′14.06″N 0°46′53.06″W / 53.3039056°N 0.7814056°W / 53.3039056; -0.7814056 ("CDCL (Cottam Development Centre)") Cottam Nottinghamshire East Midlands CCGT 400 1999
Cottam 53°18′14.06″N 0°46′53.06″W / 53.3039056°N 0.7814056°W / 53.3039056; -0.7814056 ("Cottam") Cottam Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal 2000 1969
Cowes[11] Cowes Isle of Wight South East OCGT 140 1982 p
Croydon A 51°22′44.19″N 0°7′16.07″W / 51.3789417°N 0.1211306°W / 51.3789417; -0.1211306 ("Croydon A") Purley Croydon Greater London Coal ? 1896 1973 yes
Croydon B 51°22′44.19″N 0°7′16.07″W / 51.3789417°N 0.1211306°W / 51.3789417; -0.1211306 ("Croydon B") Purley Croydon Greater London Coal ? 1950 1984 Partly Two large chimneys are retained
Croydon Gas Turbine 51°22′34.63″N 0°6′59.29″W / 51.3762861°N 0.1164694°W / 51.3762861; -0.1164694 ("Croydon Gas Turbine") Purley Croydon Greater London Gas 49
Damhead Creek 1 51°25′31.22″N 0°35′59.9″E / 51.4253389°N 0.599972°E / 51.4253389; 0.599972 ("Damhead Creek 1") Hoo Peninsula Kent South East CCGT 792 2001
Damhead Creek 2 51°25′31.22″N 0°35′59.9″E / 51.4253389°N 0.599972°E / 51.4253389; 0.599972 ("Damhead Creek 2") Hoo Peninsula Kent South East CCGT 1000
Darlington A (Haughton Road) 54°31′42.93″N 1°32′44.03″W / 54.5285917°N 1.5455639°W / 54.5285917; -1.5455639 ("Darlington A (Haughton Road)") Darlington County Durham North East Coal 1900 1930s 1982
Darlington B 54°31′42.93″N 1°32′44.03″W / 54.5285917°N 1.5455639°W / 54.5285917; -1.5455639 ("Darlington B") Darlington County Durham North East Coal 57 1940 1976 1982
Deptford East 51°28′57.18″N 0°1′13.10″W / 51.4825500°N 0.0203056°W / 51.4825500; -0.0203056 ("Deptford East") Greater London Coal 0.8 1891 1957 yes
Deptford West 51°28′57.18″N 0°1′13.10″W / 51.4825500°N 0.0203056°W / 51.4825500; -0.0203056 ("Deptford West") Greater London Coal 158 1929 1983 1992
Derwent 52°54′23.06″N 1°24′3.02″W / 52.9064056°N 1.4008389°W / 52.9064056; -1.4008389 ("Derwent") Spondon Derbyshire East Midlands CCGT 214 1995
Derwenthaugh Coke Works Swalwell Tyne and Wear North East Coal + Waste Heat 1928 1986 1987-1989
Didcot A 51°37′25.18″N 1°16′3″W / 51.6236611°N 1.26750°W / 51.6236611; -1.26750 ("Didcot A") Didcot Oxfordshire South East Coal + Biomass 2109 1968 2013
Didcot B 51°37′25.18″N 1°16′3″W / 51.6236611°N 1.26750°W / 51.6236611; -1.26750 ("Didcot B") Didcot Oxfordshire South East CCGT 1550 1997
Didcot OCGT 51°37′25.18″N 1°16′3″W / 51.6236611°N 1.26750°W / 51.6236611; -1.26750 ("Didcot OCGT") Didcot Oxfordshire South East OCGT 100 1968
Doncaster 53°31′27.01″N 1°8′46.05″W / 53.5241694°N 1.1461250°W / 53.5241694; -1.1461250 ("Doncaster") Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 122 1954 1983 Yes
Drakelow A 52°46′25.06″N 1°39′23.97″W / 52.7736278°N 1.6566583°W / 52.7736278; -1.6566583 ("Drakelow A") Burton upon Trent Derbyshire East Midlands Coal 240 1955 1984 Yes
Drakelow B 52°46′25.06″N 1°39′23.97″W / 52.7736278°N 1.6566583°W / 52.7736278; -1.6566583 ("Drakelow B") Burton upon Trent Derbyshire East Midlands Coal 480 1959 1993 Yes
Drakelow C 52°46′25.06″N 1°39′23.97″W / 52.7736278°N 1.6566583°W / 52.7736278; -1.6566583 ("Drakelow C") Burton upon Trent Derbyshire East Midlands Coal 1450 1964 2003 Yes
Drax 53°44′7.01″N 0°59′31.09″W / 53.7352806°N 0.9919694°W / 53.7352806; -0.9919694 ("Drax") Selby North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 3906 1974 Largest power station in the UK
Dunston A 54°57′1.90″N 1°39′26.03″W / 54.9505278°N 1.6572306°W / 54.9505278; -1.6572306 ("Dunston A") Dunston Tyne and Wear North East Coal 30 1910 1932 1986
Dunston B 54°57′1.90″N 1°39′26.03″W / 54.9505278°N 1.6572306°W / 54.9505278; -1.6572306 ("Dunston B") Dunston Tyne and Wear North East Coal 300 1951 1981 1986
Eggborough 53°42′42.00″N 1°7′37.04″W / 53.7116667°N 1.1269556°W / 53.7116667; -1.1269556 ("Eggborough") Eggborough North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 1960 1967 4 units + 2 OCGT
Elland 53°41′40.01″N 1°49′21.98″W / 53.6944472°N 1.8227722°W / 53.6944472; -1.8227722 ("Elland") Elland West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 180 1959 1991 1996 3x60 MW
Enfield 51°39′46.19″N 0°1′22.07″W / 51.6628306°N 0.0227972°W / 51.6628306; -0.0227972 ("Enfield") Brimsdown London Borough of Enfield Greater London CCGT 392 1999
Eston Grange Eston Grange Redcar and Cleveland North East Coal 800
Fawley 50°49′0.24″N 1°19′43.97″W / 50.8167333°N 1.3288806°W / 50.8167333; -1.3288806 ("Fawley") Fawley Hampshire South East Oil 968 1971 2013 4x500 MW
Fellside 54°25′13.94″N 3°29′50.89″W / 54.4205389°N 3.4974694°W / 54.4205389; -3.4974694 ("Fellside") Sellafield Cumbria North West Gas CHP 180 1993
Ferrybridge A 53°43′3.02″N 1°16′50.03″W / 53.7175056°N 1.2805639°W / 53.7175056; -1.2805639 ("Ferrybridge A") Ferrybridge West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 125 1927 1976 partly
Ferrybridge B 53°43′3.02″N 1°16′50.03″W / 53.7175056°N 1.2805639°W / 53.7175056; -1.2805639 ("Ferrybridge B") Ferrybridge West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 300 1959 1992 yes 3x100 MW
Ferrybridge C 53°43′3.02″N 1°16′50.03″W / 53.7175056°N 1.2805639°W / 53.7175056; -1.2805639 ("Ferrybridge C") Ferrybridge West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 2000 1966 4x500 MW
Ferrybridge OCGT 53°43′3.02″N 1°16′50.03″W / 53.7175056°N 1.2805639°W / 53.7175056; -1.2805639 ("Ferrybridge OCGT") Ferrybridge West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber OCGT 34 1966 2x17 MW
Fiddlers Ferry 53°22′19.02″N 2°41′12.92″W / 53.3719500°N 2.6869222°W / 53.3719500; -2.6869222 ("Fiddlers Ferry") Widnes – Warrington Cheshire North West Coal + Biomass 1989 1971 4x500 MW
Fleetwood North West Coal >1980
Forth Banks Stage 1 54°57′56.91″N 1°36′59.04″W / 54.9658083°N 1.6164000°W / 54.9658083; -1.6164000 ("Forth Banks Stage 1") Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 0.15 1890 Stage 2 1910s The first power station in the world to use turbo alternators. 2X75 kW.
Forth Banks Stage 2 54°57′56.91″N 1°36′59.04″W / 54.9658083°N 1.6164000°W / 54.9658083; -1.6164000 ("Forth Banks Stage 2") Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 2.4 Stage 1 1907 1910s 3x500 kW + 6x150 kW.
Fulham 51°28′11.19″N 0°11′0.04″W / 51.4697750°N 0.1833444°W / 51.4697750; -0.1833444 ("Fulham") Fulham London Greater London Coal 310 1901 1978 1980s
Brigg 53°32′26.03″N 0°30′13.09″W / 53.5405639°N 0.5036361°W / 53.5405639; -0.5036361 ("Brigg") Brigg North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 268 1993
Grain 51°26′43.2″N 0°42′53.88″E / 51.445333°N 0.7149667°E / 51.445333; 0.7149667 ("Grain") Grain Kent South East Oil 1300 1979 2012 4x690 MW, 2 units mothballed 2002 and 2003
Grain CHP 51°26′43.2″N 0°42′53.88″E / 51.445333°N 0.7149667°E / 51.445333; 0.7149667 ("Grain CHP") Grain Kent South East GAS CHP 1275 2010 3x425 MW
Great Yarmouth A 52°35′2.11″N 1°43′59.78″E / 52.5839194°N 1.7332722°E / 52.5839194; 1.7332722 ("Great Yarmouth A") Great Yarmouth Norfolk East Coal ? 1894 1961 1961
Great Yarmouth B 52°35′2.11″N 1°43′59.78″E / 52.5839194°N 1.7332722°E / 52.5839194; 1.7332722 ("Great Yarmouth B") Great Yarmouth Norfolk East Coal ? 1958 1994 1997
Great Yarmouth CCGT 52°35′2.11″N 1°43′59.78″E / 52.5839194°N 1.7332722°E / 52.5839194; 1.7332722 ("Great Yarmouth CCGT") Great Yarmouth Norfolk East CCGT 420 2001
Greenwich 51°29′6.26″N 0°0′3.38″W / 51.4850722°N 0.0009389°W / 51.4850722; -0.0009389 ("Greenwich") Greenwich Greater London Oil, Gas 117.6 1902 Over 100 years old and still used as standby
Hackney A 51°33′31.18″N 0°2′24.1″W / 51.5586611°N 0.040028°W / 51.5586611; -0.040028 ("Hackney A") Lea Bridge Hackney Greater London Coal ? 1901 ? Partially
Hackney B 51°33′31.18″N 0°2′24.1″W / 51.5586611°N 0.040028°W / 51.5586611; -0.040028 ("Hackney B") Lea Bridge Hackney Greater London Coal 92 1957 1976 Partially
Hams Hall A 52°31′29.08″N 1°42′19.00″W / 52.5247444°N 1.7052778°W / 52.5247444; -1.7052778 ("Hams Hall A") Birmingham Warwickshire West Midlands Coal 240 1928 1975 1978
Hams Hall B 52°31′29.08″N 1°42′19.00″W / 52.5247444°N 1.7052778°W / 52.5247444; -1.7052778 ("Hams Hall B") Birmingham Warwickshire West Midlands Coal 306 1942 1981 1988
Hams Hall C 52°31′29.08″N 1°42′19.00″W / 52.5247444°N 1.7052778°W / 52.5247444; -1.7052778 ("Hams Hall C") Birmingham Warwickshire West Midlands Coal 357 1958 1992 1993 6 generators
Hartshead 53°29′29.04″N 2°2′42.97″W / 53.4914000°N 2.0452694°W / 53.4914000; -2.0452694 ("Hartshead") Heyrod Greater Manchester North West Coal 64 1926 1979 1980s
Hastings 50°52′7.25″N 0°35′38.89″E / 50.8686806°N 0.5941361°E / 50.8686806; 0.5941361 ("Hastings") Hastings East Sussex South East Gas 110 1966 1980s 2003 2 generating sets
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High Marnham 53°13′44.05″N 0°47′33.09″W / 53.2289028°N 0.7925250°W / 53.2289028; -0.7925250 ("High Marnham") Dunham Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal 945 1959 2003 2013
Horden 54°46′5.93″N 1°18′52.07″W / 54.7683139°N 1.3144639°W / 54.7683139; -1.3144639 ("Horden") Horden County Durham North East Coal 2.6 1926 1906 1987
Immingham 53°38′18.03″N 0°14′0.11″W / 53.6383417°N 0.2333639°W / 53.6383417; -0.2333639 ("Immingham") Immingham Docks North East Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 1240 2004 CHP (provides heat for the refinery)
Ince A 53°16′42.03″N 2°48′29.91″W / 53.2783417°N 2.8083083°W / 53.2783417; -2.8083083 ("Ince A") Ellesmere Port Cheshire North West Coal 240 1957 1980s 1980s 4x60 MW. Main use for power local uranium enrichment industry.
Ince B Ellesmere Port Cheshire North West Oil 1050 1984 1997 1999 2x500 MW + 2x25 MW OCGT
Ironbridge A 52°37′48.07″N 2°30′42.92″W / 52.6300194°N 2.5119222°W / 52.6300194; -2.5119222 ("Ironbridge A") Ironbridge Shropshire West Midlands Coal 200 1932 1981 1983
Ironbridge B 52°37′48.07″N 2°30′42.92″W / 52.6300194°N 2.5119222°W / 52.6300194; -2.5119222 ("Ironbridge B") Ironbridge Shropshire West Midlands Coal 1000 1969 2015 2x500 MW
Keadby 53°35′40.01″N 0°45′2.08″W / 53.5944472°N 0.7505778°W / 53.5944472; -0.7505778 ("Keadby") Scunthorpe North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal ? 1952 1984 Yes
Keadby 53°35′40.01″N 0°45′2.08″W / 53.5944472°N 0.7505778°W / 53.5944472; -0.7505778 ("Keadby") Scunthorpe North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 720 1996
Kearsley 53°32′22.02″N 2°21′32.97″W / 53.5394500°N 2.3591583°W / 53.5394500; -2.3591583 ("Kearsley") Kearsley Greater Manchester North West Coal 272 1929 1980 1985 (Kearsley A-C)
Killingholme A 53°39′24.04″N 0°15′19.13″W / 53.6566778°N 0.2553139°W / 53.6566778; -0.2553139 ("Killingholme A") Killingholme North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 625 1994
Killingholme B 53°39′24.04″N 0°15′19.13″W / 53.6566778°N 0.2553139°W / 53.6566778; -0.2553139 ("Killingholme B") Killingholme North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 900 1993
King's Lynn 52°43′38.10″N 0°22′47.84″E / 52.7272500°N 0.3799556°E / 52.7272500; 0.3799556 ("King's Lynn") King's Lynn Norfolk East CCGT 325 1997
Kingsnorth A 51°25′8.18″N 0°36′9.88″E / 51.4189389°N 0.6027444°E / 51.4189389; 0.6027444 ("Kingsnorth A") Medway Kent South East Coal+Oil+Biofuel 1940 1973 2012 4 units, 10% Biofuel capacity
Kingston 51°24′55.22″N 0°18′22.08″W / 51.4153389°N 0.3061333°W / 51.4153389; -0.3061333 ("Kingston") Kingston upon Thames Greater London Coal 117 1893 1980 Yes
Kirkstall 53°48′15.01″N 1°35′33″W / 53.8041694°N 1.59250°W / 53.8041694; -1.59250 ("Kirkstall") Leeds West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal ? ? 1976 Yes
Langage[14] 50°23′18.24″N 4°0′41.799″W / 50.3884000°N 4.01161083°W / 50.3884000; -4.01161083 ("Langage") Plymouth Devon South West CCGT 878 2010 2x452.5 MW
Lemington 54°58′26.9″N 1°42′37.03″W / 54.974139°N 1.7102861°W / 54.974139; -1.7102861 ("Lemington") Lemington Tyne and Wear North East Coal 0.97 1903 1919 1949 (partially)
Letchworth Letchworth Hertfordshire East Coal Yes Yes
Little Barford A 52°12′17.13″N 0°16′2.08″W / 52.2047583°N 0.2672444°W / 52.2047583; -0.2672444 ("Little Barford A") Little Barford Bedfordshire East Coal 120 ? 1981 1989
Little Barford B 52°12′17.13″N 0°16′2.08″W / 52.2047583°N 0.2672444°W / 52.2047583; -0.2672444 ("Little Barford B") Little Barford Bedfordshire East CCGT 680 1996 Regenesys site
Littlebrook A 51°27′55.20″N 0°14′29.92″E / 51.4653333°N 0.2416444°E / 51.4653333; 0.2416444 ("Littlebrook A") Dartford Kent South East Coal+Oil ? 1939 1973 ?
Littlebrook B 51°27′55.20″N 0°14′29.92″E / 51.4653333°N 0.2416444°E / 51.4653333; 0.2416444 ("Littlebrook B") Dartford Kent South East Coal+Oil 120 1949 1975 ?
Littlebrook C 51°27′55.20″N 0°14′29.92″E / 51.4653333°N 0.2416444°E / 51.4653333; 0.2416444 ("Littlebrook C") Dartford Kent South East Coal+Oil 240 1956 1981 ?
Littlebrook D 51°27′55.20″N 0°14′29.92″E / 51.4653333°N 0.2416444°E / 51.4653333; 0.2416444 ("Littlebrook D") Dartford Kent South East Oil 1370 1981 2015 Strategic Cold War station. 3X685 MW.
Littlebrook D OCGT 51°27′55.20″N 0°14′29.92″E / 51.4653333°N 0.2416444°E / 51.4653333; 0.2416444 ("Littlebrook D OCGT") Dartford Kent South East OCGT 105 1981 3x35 MW OCGT, each comprising 2xRR Concorde Gts
Lots Road 51°28′40.19″N 0°10′53.08″W / 51.4778306°N 0.1814111°W / 51.4778306; -0.1814111 ("Lots Road") Lots Road Chelsea Greater London Coal+Oil+Gas 1800 1905 2002 ? Commercial development planned on the site
Lynemouth 55°12′14.9″N 1°31′20.07″W / 55.204139°N 1.5222417°W / 55.204139; -1.5222417 ("Lynemouth") Lynemouth Northumberland North East Coal + Biomass 420 1972
Manors 54°58′17.92″N 1°36′23.07″W / 54.9716444°N 1.6064083°W / 54.9716444; -1.6064083 ("Manors") Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1901 1936 Grade II listed, converted into a Church
Marchwood A 50°53′53.91″N 1°26′13.31″W / 50.8983083°N 1.4370306°W / 50.8983083; -1.4370306 ("Marchwood A") Marchwood Hampshire South East Coal ? ? 1980s
Marchwood B 50°53′53.91″N 1°26′13.31″W / 50.8983083°N 1.4370306°W / 50.8983083; -1.4370306 ("Marchwood B") Marchwood Hampshire South East CCGT 840 2009
Meaford A 52°55′33.08″N 2°9′58.97″W / 52.9258556°N 2.1663806°W / 52.9258556; -2.1663806 ("Meaford A") Meaford Staffordshire West Midlands Coal 120 1948 1974 1982 4x30 MW
Meaford B 52°55′33.08″N 2°9′58.97″W / 52.9258556°N 2.1663806°W / 52.9258556; -2.1663806 ("Meaford B") Meaford Staffordshire West Midlands Coal 240 1957 1991 1996 4x60 MW
Medway 51°26′0.21″N 0°40′59.85″E / 51.4333917°N 0.6832917°E / 51.4333917; 0.6832917 ("Medway") Medway Kent South East CCGT 700 1995 2x226.7 MW
Mexborough 53°29′37.02″N 1°15′49.02″W / 53.4936167°N 1.2636167°W / 53.4936167; -1.2636167 ("Mexborough") South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 120 1950s 1981 1988 4x30 MW
Neasden 51°33′35.16″N 0°15′41.05″W / 51.5597667°N 0.2614028°W / 51.5597667; -0.2614028 ("Neasden") Neasden Greater London Coal ? 1904 1968 ?
Neepsend Neepsend South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 1902 1976 yes
Neptune Bank 54°59′0.91″N 1°31′55.05″W / 54.9835861°N 1.5319583°W / 54.9835861; -1.5319583 ("Neptune Bank") Wallsend Tyne and Wear North East Coal 4.5 1901 Yes Yes
Newburn Steelworks Newburn Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1908 1924
North Tees A 54°35′12.94″N 1°15′47.07″W / 54.5869278°N 1.2630750°W / 54.5869278; -1.2630750 ("North Tees A") Billingham County Durham North East Coal 40 1921 Yes
North Tees B 54°35′12.94″N 1°15′47.07″W / 54.5869278°N 1.2630750°W / 54.5869278; -1.2630750 ("North Tees B") Billingham County Durham North East Coal Yes
North Tees C 54°35′12.94″N 1°15′47.07″W / 54.5869278°N 1.2630750°W / 54.5869278; -1.2630750 ("North Tees C") Billingham County Durham North East Coal 120 1949 1983 1987
Northampthon 52°13′52.12″N 0°53′9.03″W / 52.2311444°N 0.8858417°W / 52.2311444; -0.8858417 ("Northampthon") Northampton Northamptonshire East Midlands Coal 1920s 1975 Planning has been granted for University of Northampton to build on this site
Norwich Norwich Norfolk East Coal Yes Yes
Padiham A (Stage 1) 53°47′47.00″N 2°20′21.95″W / 53.7963889°N 2.3394306°W / 53.7963889; -2.3394306 ("Padiham A (Stage 1)") Padiham Lancashire North West Coal 12 1926 Stage 2 Yes 2x6 MW
Padiham A (Stage 2) 53°47′47.00″N 2°20′21.95″W / 53.7963889°N 2.3394306°W / 53.7963889; -2.3394306 ("Padiham A (Stage 2)") Padiham Lancashire North West Coal 24.5 1929 Stage 3 Yes Addition of 1x12.5 MW
Padiham A (Stage 3) 53°47′47.00″N 2°20′21.95″W / 53.7963889°N 2.3394306°W / 53.7963889; -2.3394306 ("Padiham A (Stage 3)") Padiham Lancashire North West Coal 49.5 1940 1969 Yes Addition of 2x12.5 MW
Padiham B 53°47′47.00″N 2°20′21.95″W / 53.7963889°N 2.3394306°W / 53.7963889; -2.3394306 ("Padiham B") Padiham Lancashire North West Coal 240 1957 1993 Yes
Pandon Dene Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 0.15 1890 1902 Yes
Pembroke Pembroke Pembrokeshire Wales CCGT 2000 2012
Peterborough 52°34′37.11″N 0°12′14.10″W / 52.5769750°N 0.2039167°W / 52.5769750; -0.2039167 ("Peterborough") Peterborough Cambridgeshire East CCGT 405 1993
Philadelphia 54°51′41.94″N 1°28′52.03″W / 54.8616500°N 1.4811194°W / 54.8616500; -1.4811194 ("Philadelphia") Philadelphia Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1905 Yes Grade II listed, This site has been refurbished as the Philadeliphia Complex
Portishead A 51°29′28.17″N 2°45′17.88″W / 51.4911583°N 2.7549667°W / 51.4911583; -2.7549667 ("Portishead A") Portishead Somerset South West Coal 240 1929 1976 1982 The site is now occupied by housing and the dock has become a marina
Portishead B 51°29′28.17″N 2°45′17.88″W / 51.4911583°N 2.7549667°W / 51.4911583; -2.7549667 ("Portishead B") Portishead Somerset South West Coal+Oil ? 1955 1982 1992 The site is now occupied by housing and the dock has become a marina
Radcliffe 53°33′13″N 2°20′21.95″W / 53.55361°N 2.3394306°W / 53.55361; -2.3394306 ("Radcliffe") Radcliffe Greater Manchester North West Coal 3 1905 1959 ?
Ratcliffe-on-Soar 52°51′55.07″N 1°15′18″W / 52.8652972°N 1.25500°W / 52.8652972; -1.25500 ("Ratcliffe-on-Soar") Ratcliffe-on-Soar Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal 2021 1968 4x500 MW
Richborough 51°18′36.20″N 1°20′54.81″E / 51.3100556°N 1.3485583°E / 51.3100556; 1.3485583 ("Richborough") Richborough Kent South East Coal+Oil 360 1962 1996 2012
Rocksavage 53°18′56.02″N 2°43′30.91″W / 53.3155611°N 2.7252528°W / 53.3155611; -2.7252528 ("Rocksavage") North West CCGT 810 1998 3x270 MW CCGT
Roosecote A 54°6′17.98″N 3°11′15.88″W / 54.1049944°N 3.1877444°W / 54.1049944; -3.1877444 ("Roosecote A") Roosecote Cumbria North West Coal 120 1954 1986 ?
Roosecote B 54°6′17.98″N 3°11′15.88″W / 54.1049944°N 3.1877444°W / 54.1049944; -3.1877444 ("Roosecote B") Roosecote Cumbria North West CCGT 229 1991 The first CCGT in the UK
Rotherham 53°26′8.02″N 1°21′26.01″W / 53.4355611°N 1.3572250°W / 53.4355611; -1.3572250 ("Rotherham") Rotherham South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 56 1923 1978 ?
Rugeley A 52°45′25.06″N 1°54′59″W / 52.7569611°N 1.91639°W / 52.7569611; -1.91639 ("Rugeley A") Rugeley Staffordshire West Midlands Coal 600 1963 1995 1995 5x120 MW
Rugeley B 52°45′25.06″N 1°54′59″W / 52.7569611°N 1.91639°W / 52.7569611; -1.91639 ("Rugeley B") Rugeley Staffordshire West Midlands Coal 1006 1963 2x500 MW
Rye House A 51°45′45.15″N 0°0′38.89″E / 51.7625417°N 0.0108028°E / 51.7625417; 0.0108028 ("Rye House A") Hoddesdon Hertfordshire East Coal 120 1953 1982 <1993
Rye House B 51°45′45.15″N 0°0′38.89″E / 51.7625417°N 0.0108028°E / 51.7625417; 0.0108028 ("Rye House B") Hoddesdon Hertfordshire East CCGT 715 1993 (3x178 + 1x295 MW) CCGT
Salt End 53°44′39.02″N 0°14′2.10″W / 53.7441722°N 0.2339167°W / 53.7441722; -0.2339167 ("Salt End") Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 1100 1999 3x367 MW CCGT
Seabank 1 51°32′24.17″N 2°40′7.89″W / 51.5400472°N 2.6688583°W / 51.5400472; -2.6688583 ("Seabank 1") Bristol South West CCGT 820 1998 3x273.3 MW
Seabank 2 51°32′24.17″N 2°40′7.89″W / 51.5400472°N 2.6688583°W / 51.5400472; -2.6688583 ("Seabank 2") Bristol South West CCGT 1145 2000 1x414 MW
Seal Sands 54°36′23.94″N 1°12′10.1″W / 54.6066500°N 1.202806°W / 54.6066500; -1.202806 ("Seal Sands") Seal Sands County Durham North East OCGT 50 1997 1x50 MW
Sellafield CHP 54°25′13.94″N 3°29′50.89″W / 54.4205389°N 3.4974694°W / 54.4205389; -3.4974694 ("Sellafield CHP") Seascale Cumbria North West CCGT 155 1993 (3x37 + 1x44) MW CCGT
Sevington[15] 51°3′56.381″N 0°51′45.221″E / 51.06566139°N 0.86256139°E / 51.06566139; 0.86256139 ("Sevington") Sevington Kent South East Gas enigine 10 2002
Shoreham A 50°49′46.24″N 0°13′50.04″W / 50.8295111°N 0.2305667°W / 50.8295111; -0.2305667 ("Shoreham A") Southwick West Sussex South East Coal 53 1904 1976 Yes
Shoreham B 50°49′46.24″N 0°13′50.04″W / 50.8295111°N 0.2305667°W / 50.8295111; -0.2305667 ("Shoreham B") Southwick West Sussex South East Coal 342 1958 Yes 2009
Shoreham C 50°49′46.24″N 0°13′50.04″W / 50.8295111°N 0.2305667°W / 50.8295111; -0.2305667 ("Shoreham C") Southwick West Sussex South East CCGT 420 2000
South Humber Bank 1 53°36′5.01″N 0°8′47.11″W / 53.6013917°N 0.1464194°W / 53.6013917; -0.1464194 ("South Humber Bank 1") Stallingborough North East Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 769 1996 (3x169 + 1x162) MW
South Humber Bank 2 53°36′5.01″N 0°8′47.11″W / 53.6013917°N 0.1464194°W / 53.6013917; -0.1464194 ("South Humber Bank 2") Stallingborough North East Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber CCGT 516 1998 (2x174 + 1x168) MW
South Shore Road Gateshead Tyne and Wear North East Coal ? ? Yes Yes
Spa Road[16] Lincoln Lincolnshire East Midlands Coal ? 1894 1917? yes
Spalding 52°48′28.09″N 0°7′56.11″W / 52.8078028°N 0.1322528°W / 52.8078028; -0.1322528 ("Spalding") Spalding Lincolnshire East Midlands CCGT 880 2004 (2x252 + 1x366) MW
Spondon[17][18] 52°54′23.055″N 1°24′3.021″W / 52.90640417°N 1.40083917°W / 52.90640417; -1.40083917 ("Spondon") Spondon Derbyshire East Midlands Coal ? 1920s 1970s yes
Staythorpe A 53°4′29.06″N 0°51′21.05″W / 53.0747389°N 0.8558472°W / 53.0747389; -0.8558472 ("Staythorpe A") Southwell Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal 112 1950 1983 Yes
Staythorpe B 53°4′29.06″N 0°51′21.05″W / 53.0747389°N 0.8558472°W / 53.0747389; -0.8558472 ("Staythorpe B") Southwell Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal 354 1962 1994 Yes
Staythorpe C 53°4′29.06″N 0°51′21.05″W / 53.0747389°N 0.8558472°W / 53.0747389; -0.8558472 ("Staythorpe C") Southwell Nottinghamshire East Midlands CCGT 1650 2010 4x420 MW
Stella North 54°58′26.9″N 1°43′33.05″W / 54.974139°N 1.7258472°W / 54.974139; -1.7258472 ("Stella North") Lemington Tyne and Wear North East Coal 240 1954 1991 1992-1997 A business park is now being built on the site
Stella South 54°58′26.9″N 1°43′33.05″W / 54.974139°N 1.7258472°W / 54.974139; -1.7258472 ("Stella South") Blaydon Tyne and Wear North East Coal 300 1954 1991 1995-1996 A housing estate is now being built on the site
Stepney 51°30′34.19″N 0°2′4.1″W / 51.5094972°N 0.034472°W / 51.5094972; -0.034472 ("Stepney") Limehouse London Greater London Coal small 1907 1972 yes
Stuart Street[19] 53°29′9.03″N 2°11′33.97″W / 53.4858417°N 2.1927694°W / 53.4858417; -2.1927694 ("Stuart Street") Stuart Street Greater Manchester North West Coal 175 1900 1975 late 1970s
Sunderland 54°54′41.92″N 1°23′47.05″W / 54.9116444°N 1.3964028°W / 54.9116444; -1.3964028 ("Sunderland") Sunderland Tyne and Wear North East Coal 34 ? 1976 1979 The site is now occupied by a PC World outlet.
Sutton Bridge A 52°45′26.08″N 0°11′34.85″E / 52.7572444°N 0.1930139°E / 52.7572444; 0.1930139 ("Sutton Bridge") Sutton Bridge Lincolnshire East Midlands CCGT 800 1999 3x266.7 MW
Taylors Lane 51°32′46.20″N 0°15′27.08″W / 51.5461667°N 0.2575222°W / 51.5461667; -0.2575222 ("Taylors Lane") Willesden London Greater London Coal 28.6 1903 1972 ?
Taylors Lane 51°32′46.20″N 0°15′27.08″W / 51.5461667°N 0.2575222°W / 51.5461667; -0.2575222 ("Taylors Lane") Willesden London Greater London OCGT 144 1979 2x72 MW
Teesside 54°34′36.94″N 1°7′14.06″W / 54.5769278°N 1.1205722°W / 54.5769278; -1.1205722 ("Teesside") Wilton Redcar and Cleveland North East CCGT 1875 1993 Largest CCGT plant in Europe
The Close 54°57′58.93″N 1°36′51.03″W / 54.9663694°N 1.6141750°W / 54.9663694; -1.6141750 ("The Close") Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 5 1902 1948 yes
The Close Stage 1 Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1 1902 Stage 2 yes
The Close Stage 2 Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear North East Coal 5 1907 1948 yes
Thor Cogeneration 54°36′10.94″N 1°12′10.07″W / 54.6030389°N 1.2027972°W / 54.6030389; -1.2027972 ("Thor Cogeneration") Seal Sands County Durham North East CCGT 1020
Thornhill Yorkshire and the Humber Gas yes yes yes
Thorpe Marsh 53°34′50.03″N 1°5′7.07″W / 53.5805639°N 1.0852972°W / 53.5805639; -1.0852972 ("Thorpe Marsh") Doncaster South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 1100 1963 1994 Yes, cooling towers demolished 2012 Prototype for all the large modern power stations in England (at the time). 2x550 MW + 2 Rolls Royce OCGT 2x28 MW.
Tilbury A 51°27′18.21″N 0°23′29.89″E / 51.4550583°N 0.3916361°E / 51.4550583; 0.3916361 ("Tilbury A") Tilbury Tilbury East Oil 360 1956 1981 1999
Tilbury B 51°27′18.21″N 0°23′29.89″E / 51.4550583°N 0.3916361°E / 51.4550583; 0.3916361 ("Tilbury B") Tilbury Tilbury East Coal+Oil+Biofuel 1131 1967 2013
Trafford[20] Carrington Greater Manchester North West CCGT 1520 TBD* On the same site as cartrington
Wakefield A Wakefield West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal pre-WWII yes yes
Wakefield B Wakefield West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Coal 224 1957 1991 1994
Watford Watford Hertfordshire East Coal yes yes yes
West Burton A 53°21′54.03″N 0°49′10.05″W / 53.3650083°N 0.8194583°W / 53.3650083; -0.8194583 ("West Burton A") Gainsborough Lincolnshire East Midlands Coal 1972 1968
West Burton B 53°21′54.03″N 0°49′10.05″W / 53.3650083°N 0.8194583°W / 53.3650083; -0.8194583 ("West Burton B") Gainsborough Lincolnshire East Midlands CCGT 1270 2012
West Ham 51°31′5.19″N 0°0′4.94″E / 51.5181083°N 0.0013722°E / 51.5181083; 0.0013722 ("West Ham") Canning Town London Greater London Coal 114 1904 1983 Yes
West Thurrock 51°28′10.21″N 0°17′19.9″E / 51.4695028°N 0.288861°E / 51.4695028; 0.288861 ("West Thurrock") West Thurrock Essex East Coal 1300 1962 1993 yes
Weston Point[21] 53°18′52.07″N 2°46′1.06″W / 53.3144639°N 2.7669611°W / 53.3144639; -2.7669611 ("Weston Point") Weston Point, Runcorn Cheshire North West Gas 1920s 2008 Supplies the large chemical works near Weston point,Runcorn.
Westwood 53°32′16.67″N 2°37′39.65″W / 53.5379639°N 2.6276806°W / 53.5379639; -2.6276806 ("Westwood") Ince-in-Makerfield Greater Manchester North West Coal ? 1950 1980s 1989
Wheldale[22][23] Castleford West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Gas 10 ~2000
Whinfield Stage 1 54°55′3.45″N 1°45′52.87″W / 54.9176250°N 1.7646861°W / 54.9176250; -1.7646861 ("Whinfield Stage 1") Rowlands Gill Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1896 Stage 2 1970s
Whinfield Stage 2 54°55′3.45″N 1°45′52.87″W / 54.9176250°N 1.7646861°W / 54.9176250; -1.7646861 ("Whinfield Stage 2") Rowlands Gill Tyne and Wear North East Coal 1914 1932 1970s
Whitebirk Whitebirk Lancashire North West Coal 1921 1926 yes Opened in 1921 on 22 October by Lord Derby. A £2m extension was completed in 1945. It was closed in 1976 and the cooling towers were demolished in May 1982. In 1984 go-ahead was given to develop the site as a retail park.
Wilford 52°55′55.07″N 1°10′1.05″W / 52.9319639°N 1.1669583°W / 52.9319639; -1.1669583 ("Wilford") Wilford Nottinghamshire East Midlands Coal ? 1980s yes Riverside Retail Park opened at site.
Willington A 52°51′14.08″N 1°33′54.02″W / 52.8539111°N 1.5650056°W / 52.8539111; -1.5650056 ("Willington A") Willington Derbyshire East Midlands Coal 400 1957 1990s partly ~2000 4x100 MW
Willington B[24] 52°51′14.076″N 1°33′54.023″W / 52.85391000°N 1.56500639°W / 52.85391000; -1.56500639 ("Willington B") Willington Derbyshire East Midlands Coal 400 1960s 1990s partly ~2000 2x200 MW
Wilton 54°35′21.92″N 1°7′7.07″W / 54.5894222°N 1.1186306°W / 54.5894222; -1.1186306 ("Wilton") Wilton Redcar and Cleveland North East Coal, Oil + Gas 197 1952
Winnington CHP[25][26] Northwich Cheshire North West Gas CHP 130 2000 One of the largest CHP in the united kingdom.
Woolwich[27] 51°29′40.197″N 0°3′56.933″E / 51.49449917°N 0.06581472°E / 51.49449917; 0.06581472 ("Woolwich") London London Greater London Coal 57 1893 1978 1979 The site of the main power station building is now occupied by the Waterfront Leisure Centre car park.

Non-fossil[edit]

Name Coordinates Location County Region Type Total capacity (MW) Opened Closed Demolished Notes
Allington Quarry Incinerator Maidstone Kent South East Waste 40 2007
Backbarrow[28][29] 54°15′15.857″N 2°59′25.389″W / 54.25440472°N 2.99038583°W / 54.25440472; -2.99038583 ("Backbarrow") Backbarrow Cumbria North West Small hydro 0.325 2000 3 Kaplan turbines
Barton-upon-Irwell[30] Biomass 20 TBD*
Beeston[31] 52°55′8.043″N 1°13′41.043″W / 52.91890083°N 1.22806750°W / 52.91890083; -1.22806750 ("Beeston") Beeston Nottinghamshire East Midlands Small hydro 1.66 2000 UK’s largest "run-of river" hydro-electric plant
Belper North Mill[32] 53°1′41.579″N 1°29′12.841″W / 53.02821639°N 1.48690028°W / 53.02821639; -1.48690028 ("Belper North Mill") Belper Derbyshire East Midlands Small hydro 0.35 1998
Berkeley 1 51°41′33.17″N 2°29′36.92″W / 51.6925472°N 2.4935889°W / 51.6925472; -2.4935889 ("Berkeley 1") Berkeley Gloucestershire South West Magnox 138 1962 1989
Berkeley 2 51°41′33.17″N 2°29′36.92″W / 51.6925472°N 2.4935889°W / 51.6925472; -2.4935889 ("Berkeley 2") Berkeley Gloucestershire South West Magnox 138 1962 1988
Bippulph Biddulph Staffordshire West Midands Small hydro 0.00
Blackburn Meadows Biomass 53°25′5.03″N 1°24′17.04″W / 53.4180639°N 1.4047333°W / 53.4180639; -1.4047333 ("Blackburn Meadows Biomass") Blackburn Meadows Sheffield Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 25 TBD*
Blaydon Burn Stage 1 54°57′14.9″N 1°44′38.01″W / 54.954139°N 1.7438917°W / 54.954139; -1.7438917 ("Blaydon Burn Stage 1") Blaydon Tyne and Wear North East Waste Heat 0.55 1904 Stage 2
Blaydon Burn Stage 2 Blaydon Tyne and Wear North East Waste Heat 3 1916 1959
Blyth Biomass Blyth Northumberland North East Biomass 100 2015*
Borrowash Mill[33] 52°54′0.055″N 1°22′0.031″W / 52.90001528°N 1.36667528°W / 52.90001528; -1.36667528 ("Borrowash Mill") Borrowash Derbyshire East Midlands Small hydro 0.179 1995
Bradwell A 51°44′29.17″N 0°53′48.82″E / 51.7414361°N 0.8968944°E / 51.7414361; 0.8968944 ("Bradwell A") Bradwell-on-Sea Essex East Magnox 123 1962 2002
Bradwell B 51°44′29.17″N 0°53′48.82″E / 51.7414361°N 0.8968944°E / 51.7414361; 0.8968944 ("Bradwell B") Bradwell-on-Sea Essex East Magnox 123 1962 2002
Brignall Mill[34][35] 54°30′20.95″N 1°53′54.011″W / 54.5058194°N 1.89833639°W / 54.5058194; -1.89833639 ("Brignall Mill") Brignall County Durham North East Small hydro 0.003
Burton Mill Burton upon Trent Staffordshire West Midlands Small hydro 0.07 1998
Cotton Valley Sewage Works 1[36] 52°3′27.216″N 0°42′31.916″W / 52.05756000°N 0.70886556°W / 52.05756000; -0.70886556 ("Cotton Valley Sewage Works 1") Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire South East Biogas 0.763 2005
Cotton Valley Sewage Works 2[37][38] 52°3′27.216″N 0°42′31.916″W / 52.05756000°N 0.70886556°W / 52.05756000; -0.70886556 ("Cotton Valley Sewage Works 2") Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire South East Small hydro 0.015 2006
Cuckney School[39] 53°14′6.031″N 1°9′14.024″W / 53.23500861°N 1.15389556°W / 53.23500861; -1.15389556 ("Cuckney School") Cuckney Nottinghamshire East Midlands Small hydro 0.008 2006
De Lank Quarry[40][41] St Breward Cornwall South West Small hydro 0.3 2002
Derwent Reservoir Blanchland County Durham/Northumberland North East Small hydro 0.097 1957
Drax Ouse 53°44′17.01″N 0°59′46.07″W / 53.7380583°N 0.9961306°W / 53.7380583; -0.9961306 ("Drax Ouse") Selby North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 300 TBD*
Dungeness A1 50°54′50.25″N 0°57′49.86″E / 50.9139583°N 0.9638500°E / 50.9139583; 0.9638500 ("Dungeness A1") Dungeness Kent South East Magnox 285 1965 2006
Dungeness A2 50°54′50.25″N 0°57′49.86″E / 50.9139583°N 0.9638500°E / 50.9139583; 0.9638500 ("Dungeness A2") Dungeness Kent South East Magnox 285 1965 2006
Dungeness B1 50°54′50.25″N 0°57′49.86″E / 50.9139583°N 0.9638500°E / 50.9139583; 0.9638500 ("Dungeness B1") Dungeness Kent South East AGR 660 1983
Dungeness B2 50°54′50.25″N 0°57′49.86″E / 50.9139583°N 0.9638500°E / 50.9139583; 0.9638500 ("Dungeness B2") Dungeness Kent South East AGR 660 1985
Bedlington Northumberland North East Small hydro 0.3 1989
Ely[42] Sutton Cambridgeshire East Biofuel 38 2000
Eye[43] Eye Norfolk East Biofuel 13 1992 The world's first poultry litter fuelled generating plant
Gants Mill 51°6′23.2″N 2°28′0.91″W / 51.106444°N 2.4669194°W / 51.106444; -2.4669194 ("Gants Mill") Bruton Somerset South West Small hydro 0.012 2004
Brigg Biomass[44] 53°32′32.406″N 0°30′34.049″W / 53.54233500°N 0.50945806°W / 53.54233500; -0.50945806 ("Brigg Biomass") Brigg North Linconshire Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 40 2012*
Glanford 53°37′19.01″N 0°42′1.06″W / 53.6219472°N 0.7002944°W / 53.6219472; -0.7002944 ("Glanford") Scunthorpe North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 13.5 1993
Glen Lyn Gorge Lynmouth Devon South West Small hydro 0.3
Greenwich 51°29′6.26″N 0°0′3.38″W / 51.4850722°N 0.0009389°W / 51.4850722; -0.0009389 ("Greenwich") Greenwich Greater London 117.6 1902 Over 100 years old and still used as standby
Guildford Mill Guilford Surrey South East Small hydro 0.04 2005
Hamlyn Mill Swaffham Norfolk East Small hydro 0.007 2006
Hartlepool 54°38′5.94″N 1°10′51.08″W / 54.6349833°N 1.1808556°W / 54.6349833; -1.1808556 ("Hartlepool") Seaton Carew County Durham North East AGR 1210 1983 To be decommissioned 2009-14
Heysham 1 54°1′43.99″N 2°54′57.92″W / 54.0288861°N 2.9160889°W / 54.0288861; -2.9160889 ("Heysham 1") Heysham Lancashire North West AGR 1150 1983 2014*
Heysham 2 54°1′43.99″N 2°54′57.92″W / 54.0288861°N 2.9160889°W / 54.0288861; -2.9160889 ("Heysham 2") Heysham Lancashire North West AGR 1250 1988 2023*
Hinkley Point A 51°12′31.19″N 3°8′0.88″W / 51.2086639°N 3.1335778°W / 51.2086639; -3.1335778 ("Hinkley Point A") Hinkley Point Somerset South West Magnox 470 1957 2000 2xMagnox
Hinkley Point B 51°12′33.18″N 3°7′38.87″W / 51.2092167°N 3.1274639°W / 51.2092167; -3.1274639 ("Hinkley Point B") Hinkley Point Somerset South West AGR 1220 1976 2016* 2xAGR
Houghton Mill Houghton Cambridgeshire East Small hydro 0.012 1999
Immingham Heron[45] Immingham Docks North East Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 290 TBD*
Kielder Water 55°10′59.91″N 2°30′0.003″W / 55.1833083°N 2.50000083°W / 55.1833083; -2.50000083 ("Kielder Water") Kielder Northumberland North East Small hydro 12 1982
Masson Mill[46] 53°6′46.038″N 1°33′42.004″W / 53.11278833°N 1.56166778°W / 53.11278833; -1.56166778 ("Masson Mill") Matlock Bath Derbyshire East Midlands Small hydro 0.26 1994
Tellisford Mill 51°17′54.06″N 2°16′51.86″W / 51.2983500°N 2.2810722°W / 51.2983500; -2.2810722 ("Tellisford Mill") Tellisford Somerset South West Small hydro 0.075 2007
Newburn Steelworks Newburn Tyne and Wear North East
Norwich Norwich Norfolk East yes yes
Oldbury 51°38′56.15″N 2°34′14.89″W / 51.6489306°N 2.5708028°W / 51.6489306; -2.5708028 ("Oldbury") Magnox 470 1967 2012
Portbury Dock Biomass 150 2012*
Portrack Incinerator 54°34′16.05″N 1°15′59.95″W / 54.5711250°N 1.2666528°W / 54.5711250; -1.2666528 ("Portrack Incinerator") Billingham County Durham North East Waste 20 1977 1996 1998-2000
River Wey[47] 51°10′48.202″N 0°45′0.034″W / 51.18005611°N 0.75000944°W / 51.18005611; -0.75000944 ("River Wey") Guildford Surrey South East Small hydro 0.035 2006
Calder Hall 54°25′13.94″N 3°29′50.89″W / 54.4205389°N 3.4974694°W / 54.4205389; -3.4974694 ("Calder Hall") Seascale Cumbria North West Magnox 200 1956 2003 2007 (cooling towers) 34x50 MW
Sizewell A 52°12′54.13″N 1°37′10.80″E / 52.2150361°N 1.6196667°E / 52.2150361; 1.6196667 ("Sizewell A") Sizewell Suffolk East Magnox 650 1966 2006
Sizewell B 52°12′54.13″N 1°37′10.80″E / 52.2150361°N 1.6196667°E / 52.2150361; 1.6196667 ("Sizewell B") Sizewell Suffolk East PWR 1190 1995 2035*
Skelton Grange[48] 53°46′13.345″N 1°26′46.718″W / 53.77037361°N 1.44631056°W / 53.77037361; -1.44631056 ("Skelton Grange") Leeds West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber Biogas 1.7 2006 Landfill plant
Sleaford[49] 52°59′57.904″N 0°22′58.769″W / 52.99941778°N 0.38299139°W / 52.99941778; -0.38299139 ("Sleaford") Sleaford Lincolnshire East Midlands Straw 40 2014
Slough Trading Estate 51°31′16.16″N 0°37′37.04″W / 51.5211556°N 0.6269556°W / 51.5211556; -0.6269556 ("Slough Trading Estate") Slough Berkshire South East Biofuel 47 1920s
Stallingborough Biomass[50][51] 53°35′0.025″N 0°11′0.094″W / 53.58334028°N 0.18335944°W / 53.58334028; -0.18335944 ("Stallingborough Biomass") Stallingborough North East Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber Biomass 65 2011*
Teesport 54°35′50.67″N 1°10′12.84″W / 54.5974083°N 1.1702333°W / 54.5974083; -1.1702333 ("Teesport") Teesport Redcar and Cleveland North East Biomass 300 2013*
Teesside EfW 54°34′36.94″N 1°7′14.06″W / 54.5769278°N 1.1205722°W / 54.5769278; -1.1205722 ("Teesside EfW") Billingham County Durham North East Waste 20 1998
Thetford[52] Thetford Norfolk East Poultry Litter 39 1999
Thornhill yes yes yes
Wave hub 50°18′40.23″N 5°31′29.69″W / 50.3111750°N 5.5249139°W / 50.3111750; -5.5249139 ("Wave hub") Hayle Cornwall South West Wave 20 TBD* Experimental joint development
Wilton 10 54°35′21.92″N 1°7′7.07″W / 54.5894222°N 1.1186306°W / 54.5894222; -1.1186306 ("Wilton 10") Wilton Redcar and Cleveland North East Biomass 30 2007
Winfrith 50°40′55.25″N 2°15′39.89″W / 50.6820139°N 2.2610806°W / 50.6820139; -2.2610806 ("Winfrith") SGHWR 100 1968 1990 2018* Research reactor site active 1958-1995

Small hydropower schemes[edit]

Small hydropower sites in Great Britain with no further information.

  • Longbridge Weir, Derby
  • Itteringham Mill
  • Marlingford Mill
  • Marsh Mill
  • Milford Mill
  • Old Walls, Dartmoor
  • Oldcotes Mill
  • Oswestry, Llanfordda
  • Ponts Mill Scheme
  • River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor
  • Sonning Mill
  • St. Blazey
  • Sturston Mill
  • Talamh Life Centre
  • Tellisford Mill, Somerset
  • Trecarrell Mill
  • Trelubbas

See also[edit]

Lists sorted by type

External links[edit]

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