Site Information for Brighton Preston Park(UKA00483)

Brighton Preston Park Information

The monitoring station is located inside the Pavilion Building within Preston Park. The nearest road is London Road (A23), which is approximately 190m from the monitoring station. The manifold inlet is located on the roof of the pavilion building. The surrounding area is open urban parkland and comprises of public playing fields and recreational areas with a few mature trees within 5-10 metres of the monitoring station.


EU Site ID: GB0860A

Altitude (metres): 10

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: Brighton

Government Region: South East

Easting/Northing: 530524, 106225

Latitude/Longitude: 50.840836, -0.147572

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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 03/11/2004 - 8.0
Nitric oxide 03/11/2004 - 8.0
Nitrogen dioxide 03/11/2004 - 8.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 03/11/2004 - 8.0
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/01/2020 - 8.0 BAM1020heated
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 01/04/2008 28/05/2019 8.0
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 01/04/2008 31/12/2012 Not available
Modelled Wind Direction 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Wind Speed 01/08/2010 - Not available
Modelled Temperature 01/08/2010 - Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
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