Bombs found at UK's Gwynt y Mor

The FLiDAR prototype buoy at the UK's Gwynt y Mor wind farm

The UK's Gwynt y Mor wind farm

An exclusion zone is in force at part of the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind site in northwest England after developer RWE Innogy UK found unexploded bombs.

Three bombs believed to date from World War 2 have been found at the site in Liverpool Bay, where the German-owned utility is well advanced with turbine installation for the 576MW wind farm.

Construction activity is continuing outside the 250-metre protected zone and RWE Innogy UK said it does not expect the discovery to affect the overall project schedule.

A company spokesman said : “RWE is already working with a number of contractors and consultants to identify the safest method of removal, and applications have already been submitted for the appropriate licences.

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