PDL Solutions (Europe) Ltd
1 Tanners Yard, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3NL
Telephone: 01434 609473

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PDL is a leading provider of advanced engineering and design analysis consultancy services for safety critical industries and mission critical projects worldwide. Our capabilities will mitigate your risk, reduce your development timescales and reduce your costs.


PDL engineers have established a proven track record in delivering robust, reliable and cost effective studies, design validation and design substantiation and detailed design engineering services across the civil nuclear and naval nuclear industries:

Studies examples include:

  • Option engineering (Best Practicable Means + Best Practicable Environmental Option)
  • Concept design (Structural + Mechanical + CS&A + Process + EC&I)
  • Concept selection (using the Analytical Hierarchy Protocol process)
  • Engineering Position Papers
  • Cost underpinning

Design validation and design substantiation examples include:

  • Design validation to code (Mathcad® + FEA + CFD analyses)
  • Design Substantiation Report (DSR) technical authoring
  • HAZID + HAZOP engineering support
  • Independent Technical Assessment (ITA)

Detailed design examples include:

  • Detailed design (Structural + Mechanical + CS&A + Process

Fully conversant with the UK nuclear design codes and practises and widely recognised as being Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel (SQEP), PDL engineers have provided complementary advanced engineering support on some of the most technically demanding nuclear decommissioning and life extension projects over the past decade in each of the following areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering (including package design, remote handling, lifting and storage)
  • Process Engineering (including fluidisation, retrieval, segregation, size reduction, encapsulation, wastewater treatment and ventilation)
  • Civil Structural & Architectural (CS&A)

PDL is also a named provider of  the following specialist niche skill set services to Sellafield Ltd via each of the Design Services Alliance (DSA) consortia partners, i.e., the AXIOM and the Progressive alliances

  •   Design and engineering of nuclear ventilation systems
  •   Structural assessments for degrading structures
  •   Geotechnical analysis
  •   Structural analysis including seismic and impact
  •   Robotics
  •   Power fluidics
  •  Conventional and nuclear process safety
  •   High temperature processes
  •   Safety case assessment

Where to find us

Contact Name: Michael Williams

Telephone: 01434 609473


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