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ULEZ in London 15x bigger

From today, Monday 25/10/2021, the Ultra-Low Emission Zone in London is significantly expanded. London has a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) and an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

The LEZ is London's larger Low Emission Zone: it covers the boundaries of Greater London and does not apply to cars and motorbikes. Until yesterday, the smaller ULEZ only covered Central London. But now it extends to the Circular Road bypasses to the south and north, making it almost 15 times larger. The western access road Great West Road, which merges into Ellesmere Road, is not in the zone. The rules remain the same as in the zone in the old extent. For example, motorbikes that are Euro Classes 0, 1 or 2, petrol vehicles with Euro Classes lower than 4 and diesel vehicles with Euro Classes lower than 6 will only be allowed to enter if they pay a daily charge of £12.50. HGVs over 3.5 tonnes do not pay the ULEZ charge but that for the LEZ, which can range from £100 to £300 depending on the vehicle and Euroclass. The fine for entering the ULEZ without authorisation is up to £160.

You can find out everything about the London zones, including the zero emission zone (ZEZ) in the two boroughs of Islington and Hackney, in the Green Zones app.