Site Information for Thurrock(UKA00272)

Thurrock Information

The monitoring station is within an existing permanent building located adjacent to the Southend to Fenchurch Street railway line. The station is approximately 35 metres from the kerbside of the busy A126 London Road. The surrounding area is mainly residential with local light industry and commercial areas nearby. The site is approximately 400 metres north of the River Thames.


EU Site ID: GB0645A

Altitude (metres): 8

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: 561069, 177893

Latitude/Longitude: 51.477070, 0.317969

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic London Monitoring Network

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

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

Automatic London Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m) Hourly PM Measurement method
Ozone 01/09/1996 - 3.4
Nitric oxide 01/09/1996 - 3.4
Nitrogen dioxide 01/09/1996 - 3.4
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 01/09/1996 - 3.4
Sulphur dioxide 01/09/1996 - 3.4
Carbon monoxide 01/09/1996 30/09/2007 Not available
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 20/03/2009 30/10/2018 0.0
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 20/03/2009 30/10/2018 0.0
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 01/01/2023 - 3.4 FIDAS200
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 20/03/2009 30/10/2018 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 20/03/2009 30/10/2018 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 Data Selector