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, Central District Alliance, Euston Town, 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 Central District Alliance Euston Town 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 Press Release
CAV4 Q1 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