Site Information for Southend-on-Sea(UKA00409)

Southend-on-Sea Information

The monitoring station is within a self-contained air-conditioned housing located near the Information Centre in Chalkwell Park. The manifold is approximately 90 metres west of the nearest minor road, Chalkwell Road, and about 160 metres S from the nearest major road, A13 London Road. The surrounding area in the immediate vicinity of the site is open park with the wider area comprising predominantly of urban residential premises.


EU Site ID: GB0728A

Altitude (metres): 37

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: Eastern

Easting/Northing: 585817, 186207

Latitude/Longitude: 51.544166, 0.678331

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban Monitoring Network
Ricardo Energy & Environment Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

The pollutants measured at this monitoring site, grouped by network, are shown below. Use the links below to quickly jump to a specific network.

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 24/07/2000 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 24/07/2000 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 24/07/2000 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 24/07/2000 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 24/07/2000 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 24/07/2000 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 24/07/2000 - 4.0 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 04/04/2007 30/01/2009 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 04/04/2007 30/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 30/01/2009 - 4.0 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 30/01/2009 23/09/2019 0.0
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 30/01/2009 23/09/2019 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 04/04/2007 30/01/2009 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 04/04/2007 30/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 30/01/2009 23/09/2019 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 30/01/2009 23/09/2019 Not available

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 04/04/2002 09/10/2007 Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

The listing below shows the networks that this monitoring site belongs to. You can search for sites within these networks by clicking on their name, or use the network information links to find out more about them.

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Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
Pre-Formatted Data Files
Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page