Archive centreWhitehaven
TitlePeter Graham, oral history interview
DescriptionProject file, including compact disc of recording, full typescript transcript, typescript summary of interview, clearance note.
Interview covers schools, education and apprenticeships; living in Sellafield housing in Seascale; thoughts on living near nuclear industry; working in Silver Ball; Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor; graphite workshop at Lillyhall; managing people; dealing with emergencies; beach incident; controls for sea discharge; Department of the Environment Inspector visit; discharging into the sea; safe storage; modifications; low morale; refusal of underground storage; Thorp being commissioned; buying tea shop, gallery and self-catering business; splitting up the Sellafield site to be managed by different companies; Sellafield Information System; Bulletin Board; confused objectives; what to do with waste; hobbies of sculpting and oil painting.
Access conditionsResearchers are required to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 when using personal data of individuals who are living or likely to be alive (assuming a lifespan of 100 years) contained within the file. Further information available in the relevant Privacy Note on the Cumbria County Council website.
ContextCame from the North East to work at AGR before moving into Site Services and Site Control and management. Ran a gallery and tea room with his wife, and became a sculptor and painter.
Catalogue levelFile
Subject termsOral history



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NA148Sellafield Nuclear Reprocessing Plant/Seascale/Cumberland
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