Workers coming to Hinkley Point C can choose to stay in a wide variety of accommodation.
- Rooms to rent
- Houses to rent
- Campus accommodation
To find and book any of these types of accommodation, simply set up a profile with HPC Portal to demonstrate you are affiliated with the HPC Project, and then you can make instant online bookings.
In addition to existing local accommodation, two campuses have been built specifically to address demand for accommodation during the construction of HPC:
- Hinkley Campus, which has 510 beds, is adjacent to the Hinkley Point C site.
- Sedgemoor Campus, offering accommodation for 986 Hinkley Point C workers, is located in the town of Bridgwater, 10 miles from the Hinkley Point site.
Both campuses offer ensuite rooms and free Wi-Fi, onsite gym and sports pitches, as well as restaurant and café facilities. Each campus also includes bars, which offer Sky Sports and BT Sport, for after-work relaxation and socialising.
Rooms start at £25 per night and can be booked for both short and long-term periods.
Where is HPC?
Hinkley Point C Power Station is in rural Somerset, 10 miles from the historic town of Bridgwater (population c38,000) and within easy access of the hamlets of Wick, Burton, Shurton and Stolford.
The nearest village to the site is Stogursey, just 2 miles from the site as the crow flies, and Combwich is around 4 miles away. Other local villages near the construction site include the popular Cannington and the picturesque Nether Stowey.
HPC is 9 miles from Williton and 20 miles from the county town of Taunton. Coastal towns Weston-super-Mare and Minehead are also close by.
Travel and Commuting
The HPC Travel Team are responsible for bussing, car parking, and travel to the HPC site. The HPC bus timetables and Travel Team contact details are available on the teamhinkleyc.com website.
What to do nearby
Bridgwater is a lively market town with a variety of pubs and restaurants, shops and a cinema. Also close by are the historic towns of Glastonbury, home of the festival, and Wells with its historic cathedral.
Somerset is home to a wide variety of landscapes, architecture and culture, including the city of Bath in the east, Exmoor National Park in the west, the historic town of Crewkerne in the south, and Portishead, the northern most point on the Somerset coast.
For sports enthusiasts, Taunton is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club as well as the racecourse. Nearby Highbridge hosts Somerset Speedway and Bristol and Exeter have top level football and rugby clubs.
For outdoor pursuits, the Quantock Hills are on the doorstep, as is the beautiful North Somerset and Devon coast with access to the South West coastal path.