Richmond Council monitor local air quality by the use of both continuous analysers and diffusion tubes.
Diffusion tubes, which are located at a number of sites throughout the borough and monitor nitrogen dioxide, benzene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
The diffusion tube results can be viewed on the following pages:
Monitoring of air quality in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames takes place 24 hours a day. Currently the section has one mobile monitoring unit and two static units. One is located in Castelnau outside the Public Library and the other is at the Wetlands site. The mobile unit is moved around the borough to different locations.
Continuous Monitoring of the following pollutants is carried out:
The following list gives the results for our mobile air quality units dating back to 1998.
If you have any queries please contact the Special Projects Team.
Updated: 1 November 2012