We have declared Hele Road in Torquay and New Road in Brixham as being Air Quality Management Areas due to pollution caused by local traffic congestion.

To make sure we are doing what we should by law Opens in a new window we wrote action plans setting out how to address air quality levels in these areas. These action plans are in the Devon and Torbay Local Transport Plan 2011 - 2026 Opens in a new window.

Monitoring

You can find out about the current air quality in Torbay and also look at daily, weekly or monthly levels of air pollution.