Clean Air Day - 21 June 2018

Cleaning up our air on the longest day of the year #cleanairday

CRP is a proud supporter of Clean Air Day, a nationwide day of action raising awareness of air pollution and the ways to it reduce pollution and improve health. Clean Air Day is co-ordinated by the environmental charity Global Action Plan.

See below for a list of CRP partner events planned for the day and think about how you could get involved…

 

CRP Partner Events and Activities


Clean Air Together
by Cross River Partnership

6:30pm – 8:30pm Thu 21 June, at NLA Galleries, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT.

Led by the Deputy Mayor for the Environment and Energy, Shirley Rodrigues, the event will celebrate and inspire action to clean London’s air together. RSVP at www.cleanairtogether.eventbrite.co.uk

 

Clean Air Walking Route Launch by Cross River Partnership

6:00pm – 6:30pm Thu 21 June, meeting outside Warren Street Underground Station at 6pm, W1T 5AU.

Join CRP and special guests for the launch of a clean air walking route to The Building Centre – a route with 78% less air pollution than Tottenham Court Road. A guided walk will  depart Warren Street station just after 6pm arriving at the NLA in time for the Clean Air Together event.

 

Camden Highline Walking Tour by Camden Collective

4:30pm – 5:30pm, Thu 21 June, meeting at Camden Collective, 5-7 Buck Street, NW1 8NJ.

Meet the team behind the Camden Highline and enjoy a clean air walking tour! Hear the latest progress and take a look at the model. RSVP on Eventbrite.

 

Brixton Business Air Quality Seminar by Brixton BID and Cross River Partnership

9am – 10am, Weds 20 June at Adulis Restaurant, 21 Brixton Station Road, London SW9 9PB.

There are many things businesses can do to improve air quality for your staff as well as customers while reducing costs at the same time. Share your views about deliveries of goods and services in Brixton, what works and what doesn’t and what potential solutions could look like. RSVP on Eventbrite.

 

Clean Air Week Expo by Brixton BID

10am – 4pm (Weds 20 and Thurs 21 June), Brixton Station Road, London SW9.

A two-day sustainability exhibition on Brixton Station Rd showcasing electric vehicles and other clean air, greening and low emission initiatives. More info on Facebook.

 

Lambeth Clean Air Week by London Borough of Lambeth

From Monday 18th June, across Lambeth

A number of events across the borough to raise awareness about air pollution and to discuss how we can work together to improve air quality. For more information see Lambeth Council’s website.

 

Free Low Carbon Trials by Camden Climate Change Alliance

Free zero-emission cargo bike and video conferencing trails to help Camden businesses explore options for reducing air pollution from their business operations. For more information see Camden Climate Change Alliance’s website.

 

Cleaner Streets Initiative by the Northbank BID

8AM – 10AM, Thu 21 June, Embankment Station, Villiers Street

Meet the team behind the Northbank Cleaner Streets Initiative. The first Cleaner Streets route for walkers from Embankment towards Covent Garden was launched in May. Come and find out more and maybe pick up a goodie or two… Look out for us under a marquee on the Victoria Embankment garden steps

 

Clean Air Day in Hammersmith by Hammersmith London BID & London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

12pm – 3pm, Thu 21 June, Lyric Square, Hammersmith.

Join Hammersmith BID and borough officers for an anti-engine idling campaign, an air quality information gazebo, pledge campaign and big screen on Lyric Square.

 

Play Streets by Better Bankside in collaboration with Museum Rotterdam

3pm – 6pm, Thurs 21 June on Redcross Way, SE1 1TA.

As part of the MERGE Festival programme, Redcross Way will be closed to traffic between Southwark and Union Streets for an afternoon of the well-known urban game, Kerby. As well as taking the opportunity to go traffic free and reclaim the streets, this activity also aims to connect young people in urban communities – a group of young people from Rotterdam will be coming over to join the fun. More info on the Merge Festival website.

 

Clean Air Walk by Better Bankside

5pm – 6pm, starting at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford St, London SE1 0FD.

Bankside’s Urban Forest Manager, Valerie Beirne will host a walking tour of the Low Emission Neighbourhoods (LENs) and Low Line to celebrate Better Bankside’s successful work in improving local air quality, and our ongoing projects. The walk will commence at 5pm at our Community Space and end at 6pm in Union Yard Arches for a celebratory drink. See Better Bankside’s website for more information.

 

Clean Air Day in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

1pm to 3pm Kensington High Street

Come and find out about air pollution in the borough and what is being done to improve it.  Look out for our stall next to High Street Kensington Underground Station.