Clean Air Villages 4

Clean Air Villages 4

Active Dates: April 2021 - June 2022
Number of Project Partners: 26
Lead Borough: City of Westminster
CRP Project Lead: Kate Fenton

Clean Air Villages 4 (CAV4) is a Defra funded project led by Westminster City Council in collaboration with 26 project partners to improve the air quality across different London ‘villages’, where both air pollution and population density levels are high. 

CAV4 will build on the successes of the award winning CAV1 programme, as well as CAV2 and CAV3, which all focused on interventions to support businesses, communities and hospitalsCAV4 aims to deliver ambitious Freight Solutions for a Clean Air business recovery from COVID-19. CRP is extremely pleased that Defra are supporting a flexible approach to the CAV4 project, enabling project services to be adapted during the COVID-19 crisis.  

The CAV4 Freight Solutions implemented will incorporate Consolidation, Distribution, Mode, Technology and Policy elements, trialled across different ‘Villages’. 


CAV4 will enhance CRP’s measureBEST monitoring tool, to capture, measure and analyse pollutants (including NO2, CO2, PMs) within 25 locations identified, chosen to reflect the Greater London Authority‘s Air Quality Focus Areas. 


Use the map below to view locations of each of the different CAV4 ‘villages’



Project partners for CAV4 are: London Boroughs of BarnetBrent, Hammersmith & FulhamIslingtonLambeth, LewishamMertonRichmond upon Thames, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Southwark, Wandsworth, Kent County Council and Westminster City Council, as well as Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), Better Bankside, Camden Town Unlimited, Central District Alliance, The Fitzrovia Partnership, Hammersmith BID, Northbank BID, South Bank BIDTeam London BridgeVictoria BID and Victoria Westminster BID, plus Landowner Cadogan Estates and Strategic Partner the Port of London Authority (PLA).  

Project Partners

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Cross River Partnership Westminster City Council London Borough of Barnet London Borough of Brent London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough of Islington London Borough of Lambeth London Borough of Lewisham London Borough of Merton London Borough of Richmond upon Thames London Borough of Southwark Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea London Borough of Wandsworth Kent County Council Better Bankside Cadogan Estates Camden Town Unlimited Central District Alliance The Fitzrovia Partnership Hammersmith BID The Northbank BID Port of London Authority South Bank BID Team London Bridge Victoria BID Victoria and Westminster BID

Useful Downloads & Links

CAV4 Summary
CAV4 Final Report
Business Cargo Bike Guide
CAV4 Press Release
CAV4 Q1 Steering Group Presentation Slides
CAV4 Q2 Steering Group Presentation Slides
CAV4 Q3 Steering Group Presentation Slides
CAV4 Q4 Steering Group Presentation Slides
CAV4 Q5 Steering Group Presentation Slides
ULEZ Resident Flow Chart
Guidance for London residents who own a vehicle(s) that do not meet the London ULEZ emissions standards
ULEZ Business Flow Chart
Guidance for businesses who own a vehicle(s) that do not meet the London ULEZ emissions standards
ULEZ, LEZ, and Congestion Charge Costs
Guidance for owners of vehicles that do not meet the London ULEZ, LEZ and Congestion Charge standards
EV Dongle Flyer
Electric Vehicle Rapid Charging Hubs
Guidance for Local Authorities and Landowners
Logistics Hubs Flyer
Micro Logistics Hubs Flyer
Soho Northbank Covent Garden Cargo Bike Flyer
Making the Switch: A Guide for Fleet Owners. January 2021
Clean Air Villages 4 Case Study
Butler's Wharf and Dartford Pier. March 2022
Light Freight: Design Solutions for Thames Freight Infrastructure
Getting Started with River Freight: A Guide for Businesses
River Freight Pilot Diagram
Sustainable Steps
Transport Emissions Calculator
How to implement a reusable lunchbox scheme – from those that tried and failed!
Business Cargo Bike Guide
River Pilot Press Release
Wimbledon Cargo Bike Scheme: Running an Engagement Event for Businesses
Rail Freight in London
Report Summary
Rail Freight in London
Feasibility Study
Butler's Wharf & Dartford Pier Vessel Monitoring
Report Summary
Walking Freight
Report Summary
Walking Freight Feasibility Study
CRP's Connect 4 Series. Sustainable Cities: Reinventing the River
Presentation slides
Making the Switch: A Guide for Fleet Owners
Electric Vehicle Rapid Charging Hubs
Guidance for Local Authorities and Landowners
The Lived Experience of Our Streets
A People First Vision for London's Streets