The Joint Committee of Surrey County Council and Guildford Borough Council have reviewed a report on Town Centre Pollution. The Committee agreed that to meet legislative requirements it is necessary to declare an ‘air quality management area’ (AQMA) where a breach of the air quality standard has occurred.
The area designated covers an area for a pollutant nitrogen dioxide within the area and roads indicated. See Map at foot of post.
Note our recent post on The Plaza Site referenced at the foot of this post.
The designated area incorporates sections of the following roads:
The declaration of an ‘AQMA’ requires an action plan to be developed to rectify pollution levels.
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