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pollution hotspots revealed: check your area

image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption cyclists wear masks against pollution in london marylebone road and hyde park corner, both in central london, have the most polluted postcodes in britain, says a new study on air quality. the data comes from a project to map concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (no2) across the country. however, the results also show that large parts of britain have relatively clean air. diesel vehicles are a key source of no2 gas, which has been linked to respiratory disease.you can see what air quality is like in your area by entering your postcode in the search below. the data represents an average for 2016 and does not include northern ireland.sorry, your browser does not support this toolhow polluted is your street?youyouyouyouyouyou123456goodheavily pollutedyouyouyouyouyouyou123456goodheavily pollutedsource: mappair100 by earthsenseif you cannot view the postcode search, please click here to reload the page.although dirty air doesn't kill people directly, it's estimated to contribute to shortening the lives of 40,000 people a year in the uk. pollution is thought to undermine the health of people with heart or lung problems.a new analysis by the company earthsense shows no2 concentrations in 100x100m squares across the uk. the company's technical director, prof roland leigh, says it is the most detailed model yet for assessing air quality in britain."by focussing it down we can really isolate the hotspots of poor air quality, and better ...