Local Air Quality Management

AQMRC has worked with and for local authorities throughout the UK to support them in their statutory Local Air Quality Management duties.  This support includes the assessment (often including detailed monitoring and complex atmospheric dispersion modelling) of all pollutants related to LAQM and multiple sources include transport, domestic and industrial.

AQMRC have delivered support relevant to all aspects of Local Air Quality Management including advice in the declaration of Air Quality Management Areas and Stakeholder Consultation. Selected works undertaken by AQMRC for various UK local authorities includes:

Updating and Screening Assessments

  • Blackpool Council Updating and Screening Assessment 2012
  • Assistance with Air Quality Updating And Screening Assessment for North Dorset District Council 2012
  • South Gloucestershire Council Updating and Screening Assessment 2009
  • South Ribble Borough Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2009
  • Supporting Gloucestershire Group of Local Authorities in the Local Air Quality Management Process - Updating and Screening Assessments 2009
  • Supporting Lancashire Group of Local Authorities in the Local Air Quality Management Process - Updating and Screening Assessments 2009
  • Supporting Swindon Borough Council in the Local Air Quality Management Process - Updating and Screening Assessments 2009
  • Burnley Detailed Assessment and Updating and Screening Assessment for 2006
  • Spelthorne BC - Updating and Screening Assessment 2006
  • Hyndburn Borough Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2005
  • Ribble Valley Borough Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2005
  • Rossendale Borough Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2005
  • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2005
  • Blackpool Council Round 3 Updating and Screening Assessment 2005

Review and assessment progress reports

  • South Ribble Borough Council Detailed Assessment and Progress Report 2010
  • Burnley Borough Council - Progress Report 2007
  • South Ribble Borough Council Progress Report 2007

Detailed assessments

  • Assistance with Air Quality Further Assessment and Air Quality Action Plan for Rossendale Borough Council 2012
  • Colchester Detailed Assessment 2010
  • South Ribble Borough Council Detailed Assessment and Progress Report 2010
  • Rossendale DC Detailed Assessment 2010
  • Rushcliffe Borough Council Detailed Assessment Dispersion Modellling 2010
  • South Ribble Borough Council Detailed Assessment 2008
  • Tewkesbury Borough Council (DA&FA) - LAQM 2008
  • Lancaster Air Quality Detailed Assessment 2005

Further assessments

  • Rossendale BC Further Assessment 2012
  • Rushcliffe Further Assessment 2012
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf Detailed/Further Assessment for PM10 at Glyncoch
  • Wyre BC Remodelling for Further Assessment 2010
  • Wyre BC Further Assessment 2009
  • Burnley Borough Council Further Assessment 2008
  • Assistance with Air Quality Further Assessment for South Ribble Borough Council 2005

Air Quality Action Plans

  • Assisting Taunton Deane Borough Council with the Local Air Quality Management Process 2013
  • Assisting Cheltenham Borough Council with the Local Air Quality Management Process - Air Quality Action Planning Workshop 2012
  • Tewkesbury Borough Council LAQM 2008
  • Support Services for Reading Borough Council Consultation on Air Quality Action Plan and Climate Change Strategy 2007
  • Action Planning and Review and Assessment Database Development - Greater London Authority 2006
  • Assistance with Air Quality Further Assessment and Air Quality Action Plan for Rossendale Borough Council
  • Assisting Tewkesbury Borough Council with their FA and AQAP
  • Modelling of Air Quality Action Plan Management Scenarios for Nitrogen Dioxide in Vicinity of Chapel Street Poulton-Le-Fylde

Local Authority training

  • Plymouth City Council LAQM Training 2012
  • Teignbridge District Council LAQM Training 2013

For more details, please email Dr Jo Barnes.

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