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Air quality

Find out what we are doing to improve air quality and what steps you can take to reduce air pollution.
Scam alert

We are aware that a number of residents have received a text messages that says it is from Lewisham Crime Enforcement, telling the person they have outstanding fines and to click on a link and pay immediately.


If you receive a text message, please ignore and report to www.actionfraud.police.uk. 

Check air quality levels

We measure air pollutant concentrations through air quality monitoring and air quality modelling, part of our statutory duty is to review and assess air quality in the borough.

Supporting Lewisham schools to tackle air pollution

Find out more about tackling air pollution in school areas in Lewisham.

What we are doing to improve air quality in Lewisham

Air pollution is a public health emergency. We are determined to tackle this emergency and this page provides a snapshot of the work we are doing to improve air quality for everyone.

Download our air quality app

​If you live, work or study in the Lewisham borough, you can download our air-quality app, Lewisham Air, to get news and alerts about air quality.

Guide to monitoring air quality in London

​On this page you can find out ways to reduce air pollution from your home and by using different forms of transport.

Air Quality Action Plan 2022-2027

Read our Air Quality Action Plan and annual status reports.

Rules for chimneys, bonfires, open fires and wood burning stoves

On this page you can find out what the rules are if you live in a smoke control area.

Register your interest in becoming an air quality champion at your child's school

On this page you can register your interest in becoming an air quality champion at your child’s school.

Sign our clean air pledge

​Sign the clean air pledge and help improve air quality in Lewisham.

Consultation responses and other reports

Our responses to public consultations on issues related to air quality.