The council monitors air quality within Bracknell Forest. The principal source of pollution in Bracknell Forest is exhaust emissions from road traffic.
The borough has a statutory duty under Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 to periodically review and assess the air quality within its area. This is part of the government’s National Air Quality Strategy.
National air quality objectives have been designated for:
- nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
- carbon monoxide
- sulphur dioxide
In Bracknell Forest all the national air quality objectives are being met except for nitrogen dioxide at 2 busy locations.
Reports and assessments
The reports and assessments are listed below:
|2018 - air quality annual status report||4.87 MB|
|2017 - air quality annual status report||2.6 MB|
|2016 - Annual status report||1.69 MB|
|2015 - updating and screening assessment||2.1 MB|
|2014 - air quality progress report||1.18 MB|
|Air Quality Action Plan 2014||988.59 KB|
|Air Quality Action Plan - SEA||46.54 KB|
|2013 - Air quality progress report||1.46 MB|
For more information about air pollution please go to the Defra website.