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Useful documents


Mayor's Air Quality Strategy

The Mayor's Air Quality Strategy PDF (to request a paper copy of the strategy, please email:

The Mayor’s Air Quality Strategy – Executive Summary PDF

The Mayor's Air Quality Strategy - Appendices PDF

Progress Reports

MAQS Progress Report - July 2013.pdf

Update on Ultra Low Emission Zone feasibility work

ULEZ scrutiny briefing - July 2013.pdf   

ULEZ scrutiny briefing – February 2014

Air Quality Focus Areas

Air Quality Focus Area Methodology

Other Mayoral Strategies

The London Plan

GLA Air Quality Planning guidance

Best Practice Guidance: The Control of Dust and Emissions from Construction and Demolition PDF


CHP/biomass emission standards

AQ Neutral Policy

NRMM Emission Control Scheme

LAEI Analysis

Nitrogen Dioxide - public exposure figures and borough breakdown

Comparison of air quality in a number of world and European cities

Comparison of Air Quality in World Cities Slide Deck

Comparison of Air Quality in World Cities Study

Other GLA/TfL report and publications

Targeted Application of Calcium Magnesium Acetate (CMA) Pilot Study Monitoring Report PDF

Air Quality Monitoring Network Review PDF

Health Study into the impacts of poor air quality in London PDF

Information on central London local measures - submission to Defra PDF

Local measures for NO2 hotspots PDF

Local measures for PM10 hotspots PDF

TfL Travel in London Report PDF

TfL Environment Report 2010 PDF

Feasibility Study into a central or inner London Low Emission Zone PDF

Reducing NO2 concentration in London - submission to Defra PDF

Consultation Responses


External reports, publications and links

Air quality legislation

European Union Air Quality - existing legislation

UK Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010

Air pollution in the UK (DEFRA report)

Health and Air quality

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

DEFRA report: Air quality and social deprivation in the UK - an environmental inequalities analysis (PDF format)

COMEAP statement: 'Does outdoor air pollution cause asthma?' (PDF format)

UCL Institute of Health Equity: Fair society healthy lives (Marmot review)

Monitoring air quality

London Air


Preventing pollution and reducing exposure


Transport for London (TfL) Low Emission Zone



London Air

Daily Air Quality Index