Frodsham Air Quality Action Plan Consultation

​Closing date: 4 August 2017

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council wishes to consult with the residents, businesses and other key stakeholders within and around Frodsham, in connection with the Fluin Lane Air Quality Management Area.  An Action Plan has been produced which proposes a range of measures to improve air quality.

The Consultation period will run from Friday 5 May 2017 to Friday 4 August 2017.

Background information  

Cheshire West and Chester Council has been monitoring air pollution levels in and around Frodsham and particularly Fluin Lane for a number of years.  The Council declared an Air Quality Management Area on 26 November 2015 due to elevated levels of the pollutant nitrogen dioxide.  The main source of the pollution is traffic emissions and the council have been exploring measures to reduce these emissions. 

The Council are required to formulate an Action Plan to address this air quality issue and appointed a consultant, Atkins, to undertake this work.  This work was concluded in April and the consultants produced a report recommending that further consideration is given to a series of measures that may improve local air quality at Fluin Lane.

Why are we consulting?

The measures proposed in the Action Plan may improve local air quality but there is potential for some of these measures to impact on local residents and businesses.  We want to know you views on the proposed measures as well as any additional suggestions that you may have for improving air quality at Fluin Lane.   The consultation document sets out the proposed measures:  

Taking part in the consultation

  We are interested to know your views on air quality, our proposal and how you think air quality can be improved. Responses can be sent to     Paper copies of the consultation documentation are available upon request by contacting the Environmental Protection Team by email or else by phone 0300 123 7038  

What happens next

Following the end of the consultation period, the Council will consider all feedback and make any amendments thought necessary and incorporate them into the Action Plane prior to implementation.  

Further information

Council information is also available in audio, braille, large print or other formats. If you would like a copy in a different format, in another language or require a British sign language (BSL) interpreter:  

Please note

We welcome views from all sections of the community and would encourage everyone to take part in this consultation.  Note that the Council has a responsibility to make sure that its services are available to all, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief or gender identity.  Comments that are offensive to particular groups or considered inappropriate under the Equality Act 2010 will not be considered or published as part of this consultation.

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