Adur – Air Quality Reports

Local Authorities are required to assess and report every year to the government on the air quality in their local area. The reports must assess whether the statutory health-based objectives are being met. Where the objectives are not being met a Local Authority has to produce an Air Quality Action Plan to improve local air quality. ​



Adur District Council: Review and Assessment Summary

The review and assessment of air quality in this authority has been undertaken following the Local Air Quality Management process. The link to the local authority air quality reports is below: Adur D.C. Air Quality Reports

Air Quality Management Area Declared (2005)

Adur District Council declared an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) in December 2005. The air quality objectives for nitrogen dioxide (NO2 in 2005), were predicted as likely to be exceeded in two areas of the Adur District. The objective for nitrogen dioxide is an annual average of 40 μg/m3. The estimated levels in the High Street, Shoreham and Old Shoreham Road, Southwick were predicted to be between 42 – 46 μg/m3.

The boundaries of the AQMA are based upon computer models and monitoring results, but is also drawn according to existing geographical features to provide easily understandable maps.

For further information on Adur District Councils 2005 AQMA’s, please select the following link: Adur D.C. Air Quality Information.

Sussex Air Quality Network (SAQN) Reports

These reports describe the air pollution trends, episodes and standards across Sussex.

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