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AQMAs Declared by Wakefield Metropolitan District Council

The following AQMAs have been declared by Wakefield Metropolitan District Council.
These are listed with most recent first.

AQMA Description Date Declared Date Amended Date Revoked Pollutants
M1 AQMA An area along the entire M1 motorway within the Metropolitan District of Wakefield. 09/03/2006 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
A1 AQMA An area encompassing an area along the A1(T) between J33 of the M62 and Wentbridge. 09/03/2006 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
M62 AQMA An area along the entire M62 motorway within the Metropolitan District of Wakefield. 09/03/2006 14/12/2020 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Wakefield City AQMA An area encompassing most of the Wakefield urban area. 09/03/2006 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Castleford AQMA An area of Castleford around the A6032 and A656. 11/06/2007 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Featherstone AQMA An area encompassing the junction of the A645 Wakefield/Pontefract Road and Station Lane/Girnhall Lane in Featherstone. 11/06/2007 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Pontefract AQMA An area in central Pontefract surrounding the junction of A639 Jubilee Way /Mill Hill Road and A645 Wakefield Road/Southgate. 11/06/2007 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Knottingley AQMA An area encompassing the area of Knottingley, east of Wakefield near the junction of the A1(M) and M62. 11/06/2007 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
City of Wakefield Hemsworth Air quality Management Area 2012 An area covering the main traffic junction in the centre of Hemsworth. 28/05/2013 Nitrogen dioxide NO2
Ackworth An area encompassing properties along the A628 Pontefract Road from the southern (Beverley Arms) roundabout junction with A638 to High Ackworth area to the north. 29/11/2010 14/12/2020 Nitrogen dioxide NO2

Cells in the above table are empty where information has previously not been recorded.

Air Quality Action Plans

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