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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 and environmental search for a property to find out whether it may have caused some soil contamination.

Trees and high hedges

Find out more about Westminster's street trees and make an application for works to protected trees.

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

Westminster's Code of Construction Practice (CoCP) applies to all basement and major development sites across the borough

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.

Westminster environment guidance

Information on environmental impact for everyone who lives in or manages a building in the city.