Site Information for Preston(UKA00408)
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.
UK-AIR ID: UKA00408
EU Site ID: GB0731A
Altitude (metres): 40
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.
Environment Type: Urban Background
Site Address: Preston
Government Region: North West & Merseyside
Easting/Northing: 355250, 430131
Latitude/Longitude: 53.765590, -2.680353
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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.
|Bureau Veritas||Automatic Urban Monitoring 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|
|Nitrogen oxides as nitrogen dioxide||06/06/2000||-||2.8|
|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||-||2.8||FIDAS200|
|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||-||2.8||FIDAS200|
|Non-volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured)||27/01/2009||24/06/2019||0.0|
|Volatile PM2.5 (Hourly measured)||27/01/2009||24/06/2019||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||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|
PAH Digitel (solid phase)
|Pollutant||Start Date||End Date||Inlet Height (m)|
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.
|Network||Search||Further Details||Get Data|
|Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN)||Automatic Urban and Rural Monitoring Network (AURN)||About network||Latest pollution summary
Pre-Formatted Data Files
|PAH Digitel (solid phase)||PAH Digitel (solid phase)||About network||PAH data download page