Site Information for London Hillingdon(UKA00266)

London Hillingdon Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained, air-conditioned housing located on an open grass area approximately 2.5 metres from the kerb of a residential road. The site is bordered on three sides by residential roads and on the fourth by the busy M4 motorway, which is approximately 30 metres from the station and above the height of the inlet. The general area is open and protected from the M4 by trees.


EU Site ID: GB0642A

Altitude (metres): 34

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: London

Government Region: Greater London

Easting/Northing: 506941, 178610

Latitude/Longitude: 51.496330, -0.460861

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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 02/08/1996 - 3.5
Nitric oxide 02/08/1996 - 3.5
Nitrogen dioxide 02/08/1996 - 3.5
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 02/08/1996 - 3.5
Sulphur dioxide 02/08/1996 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 02/08/1996 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 02/08/1996 - 3.5 FIDAS200
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 05/05/2022 - 3.5 FIDAS200
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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