NukeWatch UK Nukewatch monitor and track the movement of British WMD's from Aldermaston in Berkshire to Coulport on the West coast of Scotland.

Nukewatch is not a membership organisation. It is a network of individuals who campaign against nuclear warhead convoys, mainly because they are part of a system of Weapons of Mass Destruction, but also because we believe that communities potentially affected by the convoys should be aware of their existence and the risks they pose.

Nuclear Weapons Convoy – July 2016

A convoy left Burghfield in the early hours of 7th July and headed up the west route via the M6 and then the  M74, passing Abington at 1.40pm . It continued on the M80 to Stirling for  4.30pm and arrived

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Nuclear Weapons Convoy – May 2016

A convoy including  four warhead carriers left AWE Burghfield on the morning of 18th May. It headed up the M40 to the M6 and then North to take a break in Preston around 5pm. Then it continued on to Scotland

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Nuclear weapons convoy March 2016 – stopped!

convoy stopped by Brian Q Balloch 10 March 2016

A nuclear warhead convoy left AWE Burghfield in the early hours of Thur March 10th. It travelled up the West side of the country stopping in at Preston then continuing up the M6 to Scotland to be met by Scottish

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Nuclear weapons convoy: February 2016

A nuclear weapons convoy left AWE Burghfield in Berkshire on the morning of Wednesday 10 February. After an overnight stop in Yorkshire it travelled on into Scotland on the A1, passing Edinburgh and Stirling before arriving at RNAD Coulport at

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MoD side-steps nuclear transport hazard warning regulations

Hazard warning labels are visible on this MoD High Security Vehicle photographed in 2011. The labels are no longer carried by replacement vehicles.   A secret decision to exempt Ministry of Defence (MoD) nuclear transport arrangements from hazard warning legislation

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Nuclear weapons convoy: January 2016

The first warhead convoy of the year left AWE Burghfield just after midnight on Saturday 9 January, arriving at RNAD Coulport at around 7.00 pm on the same day. The convoy was followed by Nukewatch up the M40 and on

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Nuclear weapons convoy: December 2015

A nuclear warhead convoy left AWE Burghfield on Wednesday 2nd December at 8.30 am, arriving at RNAD Coulport at around 2.30 am the next morning.  Passing through Reading it then travelled East on the M4, subsequently taking the A1(M) to

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Convoy movements picture remains steady during 2014

Nukewatch has published our analysis of nuclear weapons convoy movements for the year 2014 (available to download below). We consider that during 2014 at least three loaded convoys travelled between the Coulport nuclear arms depot in Scotland and the Atomic

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Trident warhead decommissioning continues at a slow pace, says Nukewatch

Movements of the United Kingdom’s nuclear warhead arsenal continue at a baseline level and suggest that decommissioning of warheads from the Trident warhead stockpile is slowly taking place, according to an annual summary of warhead convoy movements for the year

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Ministry of Defence uses ‘antiquated’ trucks which should have been scrapped five years ago to transport nuclear materials

Cargoes of highly radioactive military nuclear materials are being transported along British roads in ageing Ministry of Defence (MoD) trucks which are regularly experiencing breakdowns and safety shortfalls because of delays in arranging for new vehicles to take over their

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Nukewatch Policy

We think that it is very important that Nukewatch continues to monitor the safety of UK nuclear warhead convoys, and that Convoy dangers are highlighted to the general public and those along its routes.

But we still think it's important that Nukewatch is not seen to be helping potential terrorists. So we do not put technical information on the websites such as vehicle number plates and short break locations in lay-bys. We only put out convoy movements in advance to our own network. This also means that we would not alert the media in advance, except to contact known and trusted journalists who might come along to report a convoy passing.