Improving air quality in Liverpool

Air pollution can cause serious health problems and be harmful to our children in Liverpool. Liverpool City Council and its partners are already working hard to help clear the air by creating a Clean Air Plan

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Have Your Say on hat-trick of new cycle lanes

Have Your Say on hat-trick of new cycle lanes

A major public consultation is being launched today (Monday, 1 August) to get views on improvements to three cycle routes in Liverpool. Liverpool City Council is asking the public for their feedback on the proposed permanent lanes, which are located on the following...

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Liverpool to get moving with new e-bike scheme

Liverpool to get moving with new e-bike scheme

Cycling in Liverpool is set for an e-revolution after a new bike hire scheme got the green light today. Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet has approved a scheme to replace its own Citybikes, and appoint private operator Voi to provide a fleet of e-bikes. The move is...

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Liverpool finds a different ‘route’ to clean air

Liverpool finds a different ‘route’ to clean air

Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet have green lit plans to improve air quality across the city by committing to quicker and more impactful alternatives to a charging zone.  As part of Liverpool’s Clean Air Plan, the council has now moved away from a charging model,...

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Today’s
Air Quality

Our handy map makes it easy to see what the current and historic air pollution levels are like in your area by bringing you the very latest information from air quality monitoring conducted by Liverpool City Council and Defra.

Screenshot of live air quality map

Image above is visual only. Click link to see live map. Air quality levels in Liverpool sourced from Liverpool City Council  and Defra.
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What is air pollution?

The air around us is made up of a collection invisible particles and gasses, some of which can damage our health. The more we know about the air we breathe, the easier it can be to protect ourselves, reduce exposure and work together to make a difference. 

Reducing and avoiding pollution

There are simple things we can all do to protect ourselves and improve air quality and, if we add everyone's contribution together, we can help clear the air.

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