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Site Information for Manchester Piccadilly (UKA00248)

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Manchester Piccadilly Information

The monitoring station is within a self contained air conditioned housing in the west-end of central Manchester in a pedestrianised zone approx 3 metres from (electric) tramline. The nearest major road, the A5103 Portland Street is approximately 200 metres from the station. The surrounding area is generally open with commercial property.

UK-AIR ID: UKA00248

EU Site ID: GB0613A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 45

Site Location

Site Address: Manchester

Government Region: North West & Merseyside

Easting/Northing: 384311, 398337

Latitude/Longitude: 53.481520, -2.237881

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Partners

The Partners who operate networks at this monitoring sites are shown in the table below. Clicking on the Partner name will open their website in a new window.

Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)
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)
Ozone 18/12/1995 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 18/12/1995 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 18/12/1995 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 18/12/1995 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 18/12/1995 - 4.0
Carbon monoxide 18/12/1995 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 18/12/1995 15/01/2009 Not available
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 15/03/2007 15/01/2009 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 15/03/2007 15/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 15/01/2009 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 15/01/2009 - Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 15/01/2009 - Not available
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 15/03/2007 15/01/2009 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 15/03/2007 15/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 15/01/2009 - Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 15/01/2009 - Not available

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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
benzene 20/03/2002 - 4.0

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Partisol Research

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
PM10 particulate matter (Daily measured) 21/03/2002 04/10/2007 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Daily measured) 28/02/2002 04/10/2007 Not available
Daily measured PM10 (uncorrected) 21/03/2002 04/10/2007 Not available
Daily measured PM2.5 (uncorrected) 28/02/2002 04/10/2007 Not available

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UK Black Carbon Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Black smoke 30/09/2006 27/10/2008 Not available
Black carbon 31/10/2008 22/03/2012 4.0
UV Particulate Matter 31/10/2008 22/03/2012 4.0

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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 Network (AURN) Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) About network Latest pollution summary
Current Levels
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Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network Non-Automatic Hydrocarbon Network About network Network Information page
Partisol Research Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN) Not available Not Available
UK Black Carbon Network Black Carbon About network Data Selector
Network Information page