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Ultra-Low Emissions Zone and Clean Air Zone 

Are you ready for the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) and Clean Air Zone (CAZ) regulatory changes in your area?

The UK Government is in the process of introducing strict Air Quality Standards in at least 22 UK cities, along with an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London by 2019.

We have partnered up with Green Urban to ensure we can offer you the best solution for your business.

Whether you are looking to upgrade to a new Euro 6 Vehicle or convert your older vehicles to meet the Euro 6 standard then we can work with you to find the best finance product.  

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What are the emissions requirements for the Clean Air Zones? 

  • Euro VI for Buses, Coaches and HGVs 
  • Euro 6 for Diesel LGVs (vans/taxis), Euro 4 for Petrol  

How will the Clean Air Zones be policed/enforced? 

By ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition).

There are also likely to be penalties for non-compliant vehicles. 

Where are Clean Air Zones being introduced?

The London ULEZ will be enforced by April 2019 (TFL) with other cities all due to be introducing Clean Air Zones by 2020 including; Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Birmingham, Leeds, Derby, Nottingham and Southampton. 

Source: Improving air quality in the UK (2015) 

An additional 22 cities have been tasked to finalise Air Quality Plans by the end of 2018 for implementation by 2021:Middlesbrough, Sheffield, Rotherham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Bristol, Coventry, Manchester, Stockport, Tameside, Salford, Trafford, Bolton, Bury, Basildon, Rushmoor, Guildford, Surrey Heath, Rochford and the New Forest District.

What choices do I have?* 

  • Retrofit Emissions Abatement Technology (£10-15K) 
  • Pay daily charge (London £300, other cities likely charge of £100+) 
  • Avoid the Zones 
  • Purchase new vehicles (£100k - £300K for Euro VI)

*All figures provided by GreenUrban

Contact your local transport team today

London and South office

020 8339 4954

Wimbledon Bridge House
1 Hartfield Road
SW19 3RU

Midlands and North office

01283 742580

Suite B, First Floor,
The Maltsters,
Wetmore Road,
Burton On Trent,
Staffs DE14 1LS

Scotland office

01355 572370

2nd Floor, Orbital House,
3 Redwood Crescent,
East Kilbride
Glasgow G74 5PR

To find out how we can help, please contact us today.