Data on local air quality

Data on local air quality

We use two stations to collect and analyse air pollution. And we have over 20 sites to check the levels of nitrogen dioxide, a major pollutant. 

Where we take air-quality samples from 

Site 

Address 

Classification 

LIFT – Temple Mill Lane, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

Fire Station, 115 Romford Rd, Stratford 

Roadside (U2) 

Salisbury Primary School, 576–590 Romford Rd 

Roadside (U2) 

Town Hall Annexe, Barking Rd E15 

Roadside (U2) 

West Ham Town Hall, Romford Rd E15 

Background (U4) 

East London Cemetery, 230B Grange Rd, Plaistow 

Background (U4) 

Newham General Hospital, Glen Rd, Plaistow 

Background (U4) 

Mortuary, High St South E6 

Roadside (U2) 

Save Petrol Station, 99 Barking Rd E16 

Intermediate 

10 

Mayflower School, Tant Avenue E16 

Background (U4) 

11 

City Airport, Car Park Entrance 

Special (Sp) 

12 

Pumping Station, Galleons Roundabout 

Roadside (U2) 

13 

290–292 Green Street, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

14 

The Queens Pub, Green Street, E7 

Roadside (U2) 

15 

207 Leytonstone Road, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

16 

107 Leytonstone Road, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

17 

44 Browning Road, E12 

Roadside (U2) 

18 

216 Browning Road, E12 

Roadside (U2) 

19 

Beckton Arms, Hermitt Road, E16 

Roadside (U2) 

20 

Canning Town Roundabout, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

21 

Cam Road Monitoring Station, E15 

Roadside (U2) 

22 

Wren Close Monitoring Station, E16 

Background (U4) 

For information on the bands of classification in the table above, visit the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs website

Automatic monitoring stations 

Our two automatic stations check the air quality all year round. They check for monitor sulphur dioxide, nitrous oxide, ozone, fine particles and carbon monoxide. 

Manually operated nitrogen dioxide diffusion tubes 

Newham has 16 sites which check nitrogen dioxide. You can read monthly data here: 

Data on nitrogen dioxide: 1998 to 2016 (pdf) 

Checks on dust 

Newham has five sites which record the amount and type of dust in the air. And we also use a hand-held device for spot checks on the amount of dust. If you want this information, email us: [email protected].

 

Latest data on air quality