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Blitterlees, Cumbria

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Blitterlees, Cumbria

Blitterlees is a small village near Silloth in Cumbria, England, UK. In June 2012, it became clear that the Solway Plain including Blitterlees, between Silloth, Abbeytown and Westnewton has been identified as a potential site for a Geological Disposal Facility for the UK's high level nuclear waste. Two other sites have also been identified - Eskdale and the Ennerdale - both of these are within the Lake District National Park.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1052
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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