‘Fantastic achievement’: Oxford named England’s greenest city
Oxford is the greenest city in England, according to an in-depth analysis of environmental data by ENDS Report, which places the city at the top of a new ranking of the country’s 55 largest urban centres.
In ENDS’ new Green Cities Index, England’s 55 primary urban areas are ranked on more than 30 environmental factors grouped into five categories – public realm, green behaviour, air quality, climate and water quality. Oxford finished ahead of Barnsley and Cambridge in a top five that stretches geographically from the south west coast to south Yorkshire.
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