SSE - Fiddlers Ferry



Project: Fiddlers Ferry Power Station

Client: Southern Scottish Energy

Sector: Commercial

Oakleaf were commissioned by SSE to carry out fire risk assessments of selected areas within the Fiddlers Ferry power station. These included the Rail head (including unloading and storage sheds) Conveyors, Bleed pump houses, E&I Buildings, Cable Spreading Rooms, Main Pump House and secondary pump houses, Oxi-Blower, Waste Water Building, Calorifier Buildings, Limestone Loading and Unloading, Out of Spec Gypsum, Ball Mill, Control Block, Boiler House, Power Transformers and current converter plant.

Fiddlers Ferry Power Station is distinctive because of its eight 114 metre high cooling towers and 200 metre high central chimney. It is a prominent landmark in the Widnes area and can be seen from as far away as the Peak District and the Pennines.