50 most polluted roads in the UK

50 locations in the UK with the highest concentrations of nitrogen dioxide in 2012. The EU legal limit is 40 micrograms/cubic metre. Even number 50 on the list is two and a half times this level.

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  • 1. Grosvenor Place, Buckingham Palace – 152 micrograms/cubic metre
  • 2. Oxford Street (Orchard Street) – 150
  • 3.Oxford Street (Portman Street) – 141
  • 4. Cockspur Street (Trafalgar Square) – 138
  • 5. Park Lane – 135
  • 6. Knightsbridge – 134
  • 7. Oxford Street (Bond Street) – 127
  • 8. Marylebone Road (Madame Tussauds) – 127
  • 9. Marylebone Road (near Marylebone Station) – 122
  • 10. Kings Cross – 121
  • 11. Euston Road (British Library) – 121
  • 12. Eaton Square (Buckingham Palace) – 118
  • 13. Euston Station – 116
  • 14. A4 (near Hammersmith tube) – 114
  • 15. New Oxford Street -114
  • 16. Regent Street – 114
  • 17. Great Portland Street tube – 113
  • 18. Strand – 111
  • 19. A13, Barking – 111
  • 20. Waterloo Bridge – 111
  • 21. Waterloo Bridge – 110
  • 22. Blackwall Tunnel Approach – 110
  • 23. Waterloo Bridge – 110
  • 24. A406 North Circular Road, South Woodford – 109
  • 25. Westminster Bridge – 109
  • 26. Lower Thames Street – 108
  • 27. London Road, Elephant & Castle – 106
  • 28. Victoria Embankment, Blackfriars Bridge – 106
  • 29. Vauxhall Bridge – 105
  • 30. A13, Dagenham Dock – 105
  • 31. Blackwall Tunnel
  • 32. A5 Edgware Road
  • 33. Kingsway Underpass – 104
  • 34. A3 Elephant & Castle – 104
  • 35. A13 Chequers Lane – 104
  • 36. Piccadilly – 103
  • 37. Marylebone Road, near Baker Street – 103
  • 38. Strand, Surrey Street – 103
  • 39. London Road, near Lambeth Road – 102
  • 40. Kingsway – 102
  • 41. Aldwych – 102
  • 42. Kingsway – 102
  • 43. Westway, near Latimer Road – 102
  • 44. Westway, near Wood Lane – 102
  • 45. Westway, near Wood Lane – 102
  • 46. Marylebone flyover, near Lisson Street – 101
  • 47. Aspen Way, Poplar – 101
  • 48. New Cross Road – 101
  • 49. Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street station – 100
  • 50. East India Dock Road – 100

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