Dounreay looking for additional office space in county
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DOUNREAY has confirmed it is looking for additional office space in the Caithness area to protect its staff and to comply with coronavirus guidelines.
There had been speculation that the former job centre building in Girnigoe Street in Wick was being looked at as one possible option, but a Dounreay spokesman stressed there has been no agreement "to lease any specific site".
He said: "We are looking at a number of options to protect our workforce and ensure that we comply with physical distancing requirements in accordance with Scottish Government guidance.
"Additional office space in the local area is being considered but no decision has been taken and, as a result, we have not agreed to lease any specific premises."
The spokesman added that the options are Caithness-wide and not limited to Wick.