SQPS is short for Statutory Quality Partnership Scheme and is a legally binding partnership between Nottingham City Council and local bus operators.

Dates and Standards
Local service buses have to meet an Euro 3 standard.

Vehicles affected
Public Buses

What is the LEZ boundary
Nottingham map
key: green line is the boundary of scheme area

LEZ Road sign

Need to Register? City

Foreign Vehicles?
Retrofitting allowed?:
Retrofitting Summary
About 55 buses are being retrofitted with SCRT, SCR and DPF technology

Hours of operation

The Traffic Commissioner can enforce compliance standards on bus operators and also impose penalties for non- compliance.

according to the law

National Scheme
No, however Oxford and Norwich and Brighton have similar schemes

Exemptions: National
Exemptions: City

Local name for an LEZ
SQPS is short for Statutory Quality Partnership Scheme

Further Information
see Nottingham leaflet

City website
Nottingham city website

National website
see Nottingham leaflet
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