Site Information for Blackpool Marton(UKA00488)

Blackpool Marton Information

The monitoring station is located on school grounds next to playing fields with some nearby residential properties. The station is located approximately 40 metres from the closest road, which is a residential access road. The site is located 260 metres from a major road (A583 Preston New Road).


EU Site ID: GB0882A

Altitude (metres): 16

Environment Type: Urban Background

PM2.5 Targets This site is used in the assessment of both the Annual Mean Concentration Target (AMCT) and Population Exposure Reduction Target (PERT) under the Environmental Target (Fine Particulate Matter) (England) Regulations 2023, subject to meeting the inclusion criteria on an annual basis. To find out more about how measurements are used to calculate progress towards the targets and which sites have met the inclusion criteria in different years, please see the PM2.5 target calculation page.

Site Location

Environment Type: Urban Background

Site Address: Blackpool

Government Region: North West & Merseyside

Easting/Northing: 333768, 434759

Latitude/Longitude: 53.804890, -3.007175

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

The pollutants measured at this monitoring site, grouped by network, are shown below.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 14/06/2005 - 2.9
Nitric oxide 14/06/2005 - 2.9
Nitrogen dioxide 14/06/2005 - 2.9
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 14/06/2005 - 2.9
Sulphur dioxide 14/06/2005 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 14/06/2005 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 14/06/2005 - 2.9 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 05/06/2007 28/01/2009 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 05/06/2007 28/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 28/01/2009 - 2.9 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 28/01/2009 12/07/2019 0.0
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 28/01/2009 12/07/2019 0.0
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 - Not available
PM10 Ambient Temperature 05/06/2007 28/01/2009 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 05/06/2007 28/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 28/01/2009 12/07/2019 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 28/01/2009 12/07/2019 Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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