Site Information for Stoke-on-Trent Centre(UKA00337)

Stoke-on-Trent Centre Information

The monitoring station is located in a self-contained, air-conditioned housing situated in the northern part of the central business district of Hanley. The station lies approximately 5 metres from the approach road to a busy multi-storey car park which is located some 50 metres from the station. The nearest busy road is the A50 Potteries Way, a ring-road which lies in a cutting about 130 metres to the north-east of the monitoring site. The surrounding area is open grass with few trees and comprises light commercial properties.


EU Site ID: GB0658A

Altitude (metres): 172

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: Stoke-on-Trent

Government Region: West Midlands

Easting/Northing: 388351, 347895

Latitude/Longitude: 53.028210, -2.175133

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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 11/03/1997 - 3.0
Nitric oxide 11/03/1997 - 3.0
Nitrogen dioxide 11/03/1997 - 3.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 11/03/1997 - 3.0
Sulphur dioxide 11/03/1997 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 11/03/1997 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 11/03/1997 - 3.0 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 12/06/2007 24/02/2015 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 12/06/2007 24/02/2015 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 05/11/2008 - 3.0 FIDAS200
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 05/11/2008 01/05/2019 0.0
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 05/11/2008 01/05/2019 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 12/06/2007 24/02/2015 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 12/06/2007 24/02/2015 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 05/11/2008 01/05/2019 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 05/11/2008 01/05/2019 Not available

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 09/05/2002 - 4.0

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black smoke 13/11/2006 27/10/2008 Not available
Black Carbon (880nm) 15/11/2008 23/03/2012 3.0
UV Particulate Matter (UV-BC) 15/11/2008 23/03/2012 3.0

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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
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Black Carbon Black Carbon About network Data Selector
Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page