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London's worst performing boroughs for air pollution revealed

Three quarters of main roads in London have illegal levels of air pollution.

The figures have been released by London Assembly Green Party Member Jenny Jones and show all of Camden’s main roads break the European legal limits for nitrogen dioxide, along with the City of London and Kensington and Chelsea.

London seen through a haze of smog Credit: Press Association

Bromley was the only borough with fewer than half of its main roads below the legal limit for air pollution.

Here is the list in full:

  • City of London - 100% over European legal limit
  • Westminster - 100% over European legal limit
  • Kensington and Chelsea - 100% over European legal limit
  • Camden - 100% over European legal limit
  • Tower Hamlets - 97% over European legal limit
  • Hammersmith and Fulham - 100% over European legal limit
  • Islington - 99% over European legal limit
  • Southwark - 95% over European legal limit
  • Lambeth - 96% over European legal limit
  • Hackney - 98% over European legal limit
  • Wandsworth - 95% over European legal limit
  • Newham - 87% over European legal limit
  • Lewisham - 88% over European legal limit
  • Ealing - 88% over European legal limit
  • Brent - 82% over European legal limit
  • Hounslow - 84% over European legal limit
  • Greenwich - 79% over European legal limit
  • Waltham Forest - 75% over European legal limit
  • Barnet - 78% over European legal limit
  • Haringey - 88% over European legal limit
  • Enfield - 77% over European legal limit
  • Kingston-upon-Thames - 76% over European legal limit
  • Redbridge - 81% over European legal limit
  • Barking and Dagenham - 76% over European legal limit
  • Hillingdon - 66% over European legal limit
  • Merton - 74% over European legal limit
  • Richmond-upon-Thames - 66% over European legal limit
  • Croydon - 62% over European legal limit
  • Bexley - 56% over European legal limit
  • Sutton - 51% over European legal limit
  • Havering - 57% over European legal limit
  • Harrow - 56% over European legal limit
  • Bromley - 45% over European legal limit

For an interactive 3D pollution map of London, by Kings College London, click here.

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