Site Information for Preston(UKA00408)

Preston Information

The monitoring station is located in a self contained cabin situated on an area of cleared land within a terraced housing development, on the east side of the town centre. The nearest road is approximately 4 metres from the station. This is a minor residential road. The nearest main road is the B6243, Ribbleton Lane approximately 70 metres from the station. The surrounding area is a mixture of residential and commercial properties.


EU Site ID: GB0731A

Environment Type: Urban Background

Altitude (metres): 40

Site Location

Site Address: Preston

Government Region: North West & Merseyside

Easting/Northing: 355250, 430131

Latitude/Longitude: 53.765590, -2.680353

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Operator Networks
Bureau Veritas Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN)

Pollutants measured at this monitoring site

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

Automatic Urban Monitoring Network

Pollutant Start Date End Date Inlet Height (m)
Ozone 06/06/2000 - 4.0
Nitric oxide 06/06/2000 - 4.0
Nitrogen dioxide 06/06/2000 - 4.0
Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide 06/06/2000 - 4.0
Sulphur dioxide 06/06/2000 30/09/2007 Not available
Carbon monoxide 06/06/2000 30/09/2007 Not available
PM10 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 06/06/2000 - Not available
Non-volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 05/06/2007 27/01/2009 Not available
Volatile PM10 (Hourly measured) 05/06/2007 27/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 particulate matter (Hourly measured) 27/01/2009 - 4.0
Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 27/01/2009 24/06/2019 Not available
Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured) 27/01/2009 24/06/2019 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 05/06/2007 27/01/2009 Not available
PM10 Ambient pressure measured 05/06/2007 27/01/2009 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Temperature 27/01/2009 24/06/2019 Not available
PM2.5 Ambient Preasure 27/01/2009 24/06/2019 Not available

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Networks measured at this monitoring site

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