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Air Quality Management Areas

AQMAWhere the review and assessment process has identified that air quality objectives are not being met Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA's) may be declared. Actions taken to improve air quality can be focused on these areas and their success measured by ongoing monitoring and assessment of these specific areas. Currently there are 10 AQMA's in the Southampton. These are:

• AQMA 1 - Bevois Valley Road
• AQMA 2 - Bitterne Road West
• AQMA 3 - Winchester Road
• AQMA 4 - Town Quay
• AQMA 5 - Millbrook Rd & Redbridge Rd (1 of 3)
• AQMA 5 - Millbrook Rd & Redbridge Rd (2 of 3)
• AQMA 5 - Millbrook Rd & Redbridge Rd (3 of 3)
• AQMA 6 - Romsey Road
• AQMA 7 - (has now been merged with AQMA 5)
• AQMA 8 - Commercial Road
• AQMA 9 - Burgess Road
• AQMA 10 - New Road
• AQMA 11 - Victoria Road

The actions taken to improve air quality in the AQMA's and across the city are described in the Councils Air Quality Action Plan (AQAP), adopted in April 2008.

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