Our policies, plans and strategies - Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) Order
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In 2001 it was established that the annual mean air quality objective for nitrogen dioxide in Lutterworth town centre was not being achieved and we declared it an Air Quality Management Area.
A detailed assessment in 2010 found that areas outside of the declared Air Quality Management Area were exceeding the annual mean air quality objective for nitrogen dioxide. The Air Quality Management Area needed to be updated to include land to south along High Street to include the junction with Regent Street, Stoney Hollow and Rugby Road .
A further assessment was carried out in 2012. This found that the Air Quality Management Area needed further changes to extend its area along Rugby Road to the junction with Riverside. The assessment also included a study which found that:
Kibworth Air Quality Management Area
The 2017 Air Quality Annual Status Report has identified an issue with air quality on a small section of the A6 Leicester Road in the Kibworths, which has exceeded the national air quality standard for the annual average nitrogen dioxide levels.
An Air Quality Management Area was declared on 29 November 2017
The extent of the Air Quality Management Area was based on evidence from air quality modelling
The Air Quality Action Plan for the Kibworths was published February 2019 and sets out how we are looking to address the air quality in the Kibworths.
Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) Order
The original orders as made