Annual Air Quality Reports

Summary of previous review and assessments carried out by Breckland Council

ReportYearResult
Icon for pdf 2019 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) [3.19MB]2019Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) - AQMA in Swaffham in place and AQAP now in action.  Nitrogen Dioxide levels now below action level however monitoring continuing and Breckland Council is working with its partners to identify local/cost effective measures to keep pollution levels low.
Icon for pdf 2018 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) [1.36MB]2018Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) - (Note) AQMA in Swaffham in place and Air Quality Action Plan submitted to Defra on 30 October 2018

Icon for pdf 2017 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) [3.09MB]

2017Exceedence of the Annual Objective is Swaffham.  AQMA declared 1st May 2017 and now proceeding with Action Plan.

Icon for pdf 2016 Air Quality Annual Status Report (ASR) [3.01MB]

2016No exceedence, but Swaffham still close to annual objective.  Detailed assessment underway monitoring to continue.
Icon for pdf Updating and Screening Assessment (USA) 2015 [3.3MB]2015Exceedence for nitrogen dioxide identified at Swaffham.  The Council will proceed to a Detailed Assessment which includes a traffic options feasibility study.  Monitoring will continue and the 2016 Progress Report (2015 data) and a Detailed Assessment will be produced in April 2016.
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2014 [3.49MB]2014Exceedence for nitrogen dioxide identified at Swaffham.  Defra recommend if "exceedences continue in 2014, Breckland should consider whether they need to revisit the 2012 detailed assessment".  Monitoring will continue and the 2015 Report (2014 data) will be produced in April 2015.
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2013 [1.31MB]2013No exceedances of any objectives likely.  It is noted that NO2 in London Street, Swaffham is close to the annual objective, and monitoring will continue.
Icon for pdf The Detailed Assessment 2012 [1.01MB]2012Bureau Veritas employed to carry out a Detailed Assessment for Swaffham.  Concluded no AQMA as exceedence small but to continue monitoring to assess effects of proposed developments.
Icon for pdf Updating and Screening Assessment (USA) 2012 [1.2MB]2012Exceedence for nitrogen dioxide and therefore concluded that a Detailed Assessment should be produced for Swaffham.
Icon for pdf AQMA Revocation Order 2011 [208.64KB] and Icon for pdf The Detailed Assessment for PM10 2004 [169.44KB]2011The AQMA declared in 2005 for PM10 was revoked in 2011
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2011 [5.35MB]2011Exceedence of the annual objective for NO2 in Swaffham was reported and the intention to submit a Detailed Assessment for this was stated.
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2010 [4.61MB]2010No exceedance of any objectives likely.  It is noted that NO2 in London Street, Swaffham is close to the annual objective
Icon for pdf Updating and Screening Assessment (USA) 2009 [4.47MB]2009No exceedances of any objectives likely.  It is noted that NO2 in London Street, Swaffham is close to the annual objective
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2008 [166.71KB]2008Exceedance of annual objective for NO2 at London Street, Swaffham.
Icon for pdf Progress Report for AQ 2007 [171.55KB]2007No exceedances of any objectives likely.
Icon for pdf Updating and Screening Assessment (USA) 2006 [290.78KB]2006No exceedances of any objectives likely and no more than the permitted number of exceedances for AQMA (PM10) 2005/06
Icon for pdf The Detailed Assessment for PM10 2004 [169.44KB]2004Declaration of an Air Quality Management Area for PM10 at East Wretham Heath SSSI in 2005.  See Appendix 1
Icon for pdf Updating and Screening Assessment for Air Quality May 2003 [260.0KB]2003Exceedance of the objective for PM10 at East Wretham Heath SSSI

 

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