Category Archives: Air pollution

Key Pledge: Westminster Labour will deliver action on air quality and green spaces

Three of the most polluted streets in London are in Westminster. Data from King’s College London put the Strand, Marylebone Road and Oxford Street in the top 10 for N02 air pollution, a toxic gas which is estimated to kill … Continue reading

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Welcome for Low Emission Neighbourhood for Marylebone

Westminster Labour Councillors have welcomed the Mayor’s announcement of a Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) for Marylebone. The LEN was one of eight announced by the Mayor and is funded by the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund with match funding with the … Continue reading

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30,000 Westminster children breathing air above EU legal limits

Research by the Policy Exchange and King’s College London has shown that nearly one in four school children in London are breathing air above the EU legal limits for nitrogen dioxide. This includes more than 30,000 children in the City … Continue reading

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Time to improve Westminster’s Air Quality

Speaking at Last night’s Council meeting, Councillor Paul Dimoldenberg, Labour’s Built Environment spokesperson, said: “As a Marylebone Road resident for over 40 years, I know how polluted our city is. You don’t need facts and figures you just have to … Continue reading

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UK’s worst air pollution is on doorstep of Buckingham Palace

According to the ‘Evening Standard’; “Buckingham Palace suffers from the highest level of air pollution in the country with almost four times the European legal limit, according to the latest figures. Grosvenor Place, which runs alongside the Queen’s London residence, … Continue reading

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