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Smoke Control Areas

In a smoke control area, you’re not allowed to have smoke from a fire, furnace or fixed boiler coming from your chimney. It also means you’re not allowed to burn certain types of fuel (please see the link to Defra website for further information).

Government regulations (the Clean Air Act 1993) allow us to declare that a certain area in the South Oxfordshire becomes a smoke control area.

The only smoke control area in South Oxfordshire is at Ladygrove in Didcot.

If you need more information or advice about an air quality issue, please get in touch with our Environmental Protection Team.

Contact us - Environmental Protection

01235 422403
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

South Oxfordshire District Council
Environmental Protection Team
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
OX14 4SB