Visits to the UDDGP site
Geothermal Engineering Ltd (GEL) is offering site visits to educational institutions, businesses and other groups for the duration of the project. There will be regular drop-in sessions that will be open to the public; these will be advertised on the project website, gate B at the project site, as well as on local parish council websites and notice boards and in local amenities.
Drop-in sessions will be a chance for you to talk to members of the project team, browse the information panels, watch educational and project films as well as being able to walk over onto the site to see the wellheads. The table below is updated regularly with the upcoming dates and times for public drop-ins; please see How to visit the site for more information.
The Innovarig is no longer on site, but we will carry on having Drop-in sessions for the duration of the project, check this page regularly for additional dates.
Group visits are for 10 - 40 people, groups of under 40 will not be guaranteed an exclusive visit unless it is a school group (See Education for more information on school visits). Several small groups may be booked in at the same time.
The group visit includes a short presentation from one of the UDDGP team, a film about the project and a chance to browse the information panels and walk over to the see the wellheads on the site.
For group bookings, parking directions will be given with site visit information. Minibuses are ideal transport for group visits.
If you would like to book a group visit, please contact us via e-mail or call our Community Relations Manager on 01326 218955.
How to visit the UDDGP site
The map on the right shows the UDDGP site layout. The main entrance (Gate A) is not for public access. All deliveries and site traffic will use Gate A.
There is no public parking at the site and roads are not suitable for coaches. The industrial estate roads are used frequently by the residential businesses so careful consideration of where you park is required at all times. There are also large vehicles that need road access to the whole estate.
Once parked please walk through Gate B where you will meet staff members in the GEL office building.
If you have someone who needs wheelchair access you may drive into Gate B to drop off before parking the car considerately on the road.
GEL accepts no responsibility for any damage or theft to cars parked on the public estate roads.
Whenever possible share transport with others who are visiting at the same time.
Vehicles are parked at owner’s risk.
Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
UDDGP site address:
Unit 3, United Downs Industrial Estate,
Tel: 01326 331920