Get involved in helping to improve air quality

Air quality is one of the biggest issues we face. It has huge impacts on our health - and we need to take action to tackle it. We also know that we, the council, can’t solve this on our own. We are committed to improving air quality across the borough by working together with residents, communities, businesses and partners to find solutions and ideas that will improve all our lives.

Over the next few months we will be holding events and talking to get the ideas and thoughts of all of us who live, work, study and visit the borough. These will be the start of a sustained programme of activity focused on improving air quality across the borough for years to come.

One of the first things we are doing is setting up a Citizens’ Assembly on clean air that will take place over a period of two to four days. A Citizens' Assembly is a group of people who are brought together to discuss an issue or issues, and reach a conclusion about what they think should happen. We are following best practice approach for holding a Citizens’ Assembly and are keen to ensure we hear a range of voices in terms of demographics (eg. age, gender, ethnicity, social class) and attitudes to air quality (e.g. preferences for owning a car or taking public transport).

We recognise that there is a time commitment to a Citizens’ Assembly that won’t fit with everyone’s lives so there will be a number of ways for people to give their views. These will include a number of other face to face opportunities such as shorter mini assembly-type events and forums as well as online and digital options. We’re just working up the full details at the moment and we’ll publish full details as soon as we have them..

We welcome views from all communities across Kingston and would like to hear from as many people as possible. If you are interested in being involved in any initiatives or opportunities to engage with us around air quality please register you interest by filling in our short survey.

Air quality is one of the biggest issues we face. It has huge impacts on our health - and we need to take action to tackle it. We also know that we, the council, can’t solve this on our own. We are committed to improving air quality across the borough by working together with residents, communities, businesses and partners to find solutions and ideas that will improve all our lives.

Over the next few months we will be holding events and talking to get the ideas and thoughts of all of us who live, work, study and visit the borough. These will be the start of a sustained programme of activity focused on improving air quality across the borough for years to come.

One of the first things we are doing is setting up a Citizens’ Assembly on clean air that will take place over a period of two to four days. A Citizens' Assembly is a group of people who are brought together to discuss an issue or issues, and reach a conclusion about what they think should happen. We are following best practice approach for holding a Citizens’ Assembly and are keen to ensure we hear a range of voices in terms of demographics (eg. age, gender, ethnicity, social class) and attitudes to air quality (e.g. preferences for owning a car or taking public transport).

We recognise that there is a time commitment to a Citizens’ Assembly that won’t fit with everyone’s lives so there will be a number of ways for people to give their views. These will include a number of other face to face opportunities such as shorter mini assembly-type events and forums as well as online and digital options. We’re just working up the full details at the moment and we’ll publish full details as soon as we have them..

We welcome views from all communities across Kingston and would like to hear from as many people as possible. If you are interested in being involved in any initiatives or opportunities to engage with us around air quality please register you interest by filling in our short survey.