Case Studies

Air Pollution Services team's vast experience has enabled APS to support clients with many hundreds of projects since the company was established. This has included a variety of services and methods of assessment, helping developers, local authorities, government bodies, institutions and action groups.

Our case studies provide a more detailed account of some of the different projects that we have worked on.


Sherlock Street, Birmingham

Air Pollution Services undertook the air quality and odour assessment for a large residential-led mixed-use scheme, covering construction and operational impacts. Input to the emerging scheme design was provided throughout the process.


Hanwell Chase Phase 3, Cherwell

Air Pollution Services carried out the air quality assessment for Phase 3 of the large urban extension in the traditional market town of Banbury. The assessment was completed efficiently utilising information available from the prior phases and nearby schemes.


Millharbour, Isle of Dogs

Air Pollution Services undertook the air quality assessment and helped Galliard Homes successfully obtain a MCPD and Specified Generator Environmental Permit for the energy centre of a large tower block in central London.


105 Victoria Street, Westminster

Air Pollution Services were the air quality experts for the planning application to demolish the existing building, extend the existing basement and erect a building of ground, mezzanine, plus up to fourteen-storeys comprising commercial and leisure use.


Broadwater Gardens, Welwyn Garden City

Air Pollution Services prepared the Air Quality ES Chapter for a high-quality development of 289 apartments across several blocks of 4 and 9 storeys in height. Support was provided for both the construction and operational phases, taking into account road, rail and combustion plant related emissions and cumulative effects.


Barrack Street, Birmingham

Air Pollution Services undertook the air quality assessment for the erection of a new secondary school building at the former Vauxhall Gardens Education Centre at Barrack Street in Birmingham. The assessment was calibrated against onsite monitoring and detailed consideration was given to the high sensitivity of children's exposure and Birmingham's CAZ.


Croydon University Hospital

Air Pollution Services prepared the air quality assessment and helped the NHS Trust to obtain an Environmental Permit for two CHP Plant, which form Medium Combustion Plant (MCP) and Specified Generators (SGs). A detailed assessment was undertaken taking account of the existing boiler, generator and incinerator plant.


Grevenbroich, Germany

Air Pollution Services carried out a quantitative assessment of pollutant emissions released to the atmosphere from a proposed saltcake processing plant in Grevenbroich, Germany. This included assessment of nitrogen oxides, dust and ammonia emissions from cooler, crusher and recovery process stacks upon Germany's land use zoning system.

"We have been so grateful to you for your help and assistance. What I have personally found great is the fact that you have responded to our many queries so promptly, making what is by it’s very nature a technical subject, relatively easy for us to understand. Nothing has been too much trouble for you and I felt that you have gone the extra mile to assist us."