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Environment, conservation and pollution

Learn about the council's environmental policies and our Greener City Action Plan.

How we're improving air quality

Find out what we are doing to improve air quality in the borough.

Energy Saving Trust

Get advice on energy efficiency for your home and transport.

Water pollution

Find the correct organisation for reporting water pollution in Westminster.

Westminster's Biodiversity Action Plan

Read about how we’re protecting and promoting our biodiversity.

Schools and air quality

Find out what we’re doing to improve the air quality around our schools.

Contaminated land

We can perform an environmental search for your site for a fee of £100.

Trees and high hedges

Find out more about how we maintain Westminster's 9,000 street trees while conforming to TPO standards.

Lead Local Flood Authority and Environment Agency advice

Find out about Westminster's role as Lead Local Flood Authority and about Environment Agency pre-application advice.

Waste storage planning advice

Our guidance on waste management equipment for inclusion in planning applications.

Code of Construction Practice

Our new Code of Construction Practice (CoCP) has now been adopted.

Our strategy for open spaces and biodiversity

Read about how we intend to protect open spaces and wildlife in the borough. 

Retrofitting historic buildings

Advice on retrofitting historic buildings including measures to improve energy efficiency and sustainability.