The largest BAS research facility; Rothera Research Station supports a wide range of BAS, UK and international collaborative science programmes.
Redevelopment of the research station includes buildings and a new quay wall necessary to accommodate the new RRS Sir David Attenborough. At 129m long the new ship is 49m longer then the RRS Ernest Shackleton.
In addition, the majority of the buildings at Rothera are past their design life and will be replaced, including operations buildings, hangar, marine facility and accommodation block, as well as the site-wide infrastructure.
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