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February 21, 2023

EV charging has doubled in first six months of the council scheme

Our installation of Electric Vehicle chargers at its car parks has seen charging volumes double in its first six months.

December 23, 2022

Vale Cabinet approves changes to car park permits 

Car parking permit fees in the Vale of White Horse District are likely to increase slightly, following a decision at a recent Cabinet meeting to raise permit costs by ten per cent, in line with inflation levels.  From April 2023, monthly permits to district council car parks will increase by £7 on average, with annual […]

November 30, 2022

Final Park and Charge electric vehicle charging hub goes live

Hundreds of charging points set up in council car parks around Oxfordshire The roll-out of hundreds of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in council-owned car parks in Oxfordshire has been completed. This includes 62 charging points in five of our council car parks in Abingdon, Faringdon and Wantage. The final EV charging hub in the […]

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November 23, 2022

Free parking days being offered to help local businesses

Shoppers in the Vale of White Horse are being given a helping hand to buy local this Christmas. People that can’t come into their local businesses and shopping areas by walking, cycling or public transport can take advantage of free parking at the district council’s car parks on some Saturdays in the run up to […]

March 28, 2022

Free parking in the Vale to change from 4 April

Find out about the changes to free parking and parking fees

March 1, 2022

Work on major EV charging scheme in the Vale is close to completion

The installation of the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Vale of White Horse looks close to completion as work is due to start on the last car park later this month.

February 24, 2022

Work to start on installing EV chargers in Faringdon

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Faringdon next week.

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February 7, 2022

Vale Cabinet approves measures to make council car parks more sustainable

Important measures to make parking more sustainable in the Vale of White Horse will be introduced later this year. Council taxpayers have been subsidising district council car parks for many years, with the service typically running at a loss of about £300,000 a year.  The shortfall has now risen to almost £450,000 following the Covid-19 […]

January 27, 2022

Vale Cabinet to consider proposals to make car parking sustainable

Vale of White Horse District Council’s Cabinet is to consider proposals to make the district’s car parking more financially sustainable. Council taxpayers have been subsidising car parking across the Vale for many years. This was costing taxpayers around £300,000 each year, and during Covid this has risen to £450,000 per year. By making sure free […]

January 21, 2022

Work starts on installing EV chargers

Work will begin on the Park and Charge Electric Vehicle charging scheme in Wantage next week. The scheme proposes a total of up to 62 new charging points in car parks across the Vale of White Horse district – which are still to be confirmed. Engineers are scheduled to begin installing electric chargers at Portway […]