Last week to respond to Clean Air Plans

Sheffield's Clean Air Consultation closes on Sunday 25 August, don't miss this chance to have your say.

Thursday 15 August 2019
 

More than 5,000 people have already responded to Sheffield City Council’s clean air plans. The consultation will close on Sunday 25 August. If you want to have your say on the air quality in Sheffield, make sure you respond to the consultation at www.sheffield.gov.uk/cleanair before Sunday.

The plans include the introduction of a clean air zone – where the most polluting buses, taxis, vans, lorries and coaches will be charged to enter the inner ring road of Sheffield. Support in the form of grants and loans is being requested from Government to help local small businesses and drivers upgrade their vehicles to cleaner standard.

The council has been talking to those most affected by the plans – the taxi trades, bus companies and local businesses. Although the formal consultation will close on 25 August, further talks with all affected stakeholders will continue up until the clean air zone comes into force in early 2021.

Information on the plans can be found at www.sheffield.gov.uk/cleanair.