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Clear Air Thames

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The Cross River Partnership, has partnered with the City of London Corporation to undertake a Clean Air Thames project until March 2022 and been given the chance to retrofit vessels on the Thames think to funding from the Mayor's Air Quality fund.

The river Thames​ is the busiest waterway in the UK, carrying more passengers and freight than anywhere else. The Thames currently accounts for 1% of all emissions across the capital. However this figure is expected to rise

The Project aims to retrofit 11 commercial freight and passenger boats, in the aim to decrease hazardous emissions, which include particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide by 90%, as well as share lessons and best practises during the project.

Applications are open to operators of running vessels within Greater London​ wanting to be part of the Clean Air Thames scheme . Please visit the Cross River Partnership​ site​ to access the application form as well as project participation guidelines.

The deadline for this funding will be on 10 December 2019​​.

04 October 2019
Last Modified:
29 November 2019