Improving local air quality

Air pollution can have significant impacts on health, causing nearly 9,500 premature deaths every year in London. It is linked to conditions such as heart and lung diseases, cancer and asthma.

What we are doing

Camden’s Clean Air Action Plan 2016-18

Improving air quality is a key priority for Camden. Following consultation we produced our two year Action Plan, which sets out how we will reduce air pollutants from traffic, construction sites, gas boilers and other sources across the Borough.

Air quality programme to date

Camden has a thriving programme of work to help improve air quality and reduce people’s exposure to poor air quality, this includes innovative projects with schools and nurseries as well as signing up London’s first 25 business Cleaner Air Champions. Projects include:

Air quality in Camden

We monitor air pollutant levels across the borough:

Let's get technical

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