Environmental Situation in Hanson Street, London, W1W 6UA West End, Westminster
Wondering if the air quality in Hanson Street, London, W1W 6UA meets EU standards?
Check our heatmaps to track pollution levels and key indicators like:
- Nitrogen dioxide levels a.k.a car exhaust
- PM10 dust levels a.k.a 10-micrometre particulate matter
- PM2.5 dust levels a.k.a 2.5-micrometer particulate matter
- Days per year when PM10 is higher than EU limits a.k.a PM10d
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Air Quality in Hanson Street, London, W1W 6UA?
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More about Air Quality in Hanson Street, London, W1W 6UA
Nitrogen dioxide pollution
NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) annual mean level is 46.9 µg/m3, which is above EU quality limit set to 40 µg/m3.
The address is located in close proximity of 0.21 miles to an Air Quality Focus Area - Marylebone Road from Marble Arch/Euston/King's Cross Junction, in close proximity of 0.25 miles to an Air Quality Focus Area - Oxford Street from Marble Arch to Bloomsbury, where nitrogen dioxide concentration exceeds the EU annual mean limit value.
Increased levels of nitrogen dioxide can have significant impacts on people with asthma because it can cause more frequent and more intense attacks. Children with asthma and older people with heart disease are most at risk.
Particulate matter pollution
PM10 (10 micrometre particulate matter) annual mean level is 26.3 µg/m3, which is below the quality limit set to 40 µg/m3.
PM2.5 (2.5 micrometre particulate matter) annual mean level is 16.3 µg/m3, which is below the quality limit set to 25 µg/m3.
PM10d (days exceeding daily PM10 mean limit of 50 µg/m3) is approximately 16 days pear year, which is below the quality limit set to 35 days per year.
PM2.5 and PM10 are atmospheric particulate matter with a diameter smaller than respectively 10, 2.5 microns. They are also called floating dust. Long-term exposure to increased levels of PM2.5 and PM10 may trigger or worsen chronic diseases such as asthma, heart attack, bronchitis and other respiratory problems.
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