Park and Charge EV charging sites in our car parks
Work has almost completed on installing Electric Vehicle charging points in five of our council car parks.
This is part of a county-wide project to increase EV charging availability in the county and will be run by Park and Charge Oxfordshire.
There are set to be 62 new charging points in total available in Vale of the White Horse at the following car parks:
The car parks shaded in green below are available to use now
Abingdon – Audlett Drive car park – OX14 3GL – 16 charging points
Abingdon – Cattle Market car park – OX14 3 JE – 10 charging points
Abingdon – West St Helen car park – OX14 5BS – 12 charging points
Faringdon – Southampton Street car park – SN7 7DX – 12 charging points
Wantage – Portway car park – OX12 9BU – 12 charging points
There are also more planned in car parks in South Oxfordshire
Henley-on-Thames – Greys Road car park – RG9 2 AA – 12 charging points
Henley-on-Thames – Kings Road car park – RG9 2DQ – 14 charging points
Wallingford – Cattlemarket car park – OX10 0HF – 12 charging points
Wallingford – Goldsmith’s Lane – OX10 0DN – 12 charging points
Thame – Southern Road car park – OX9 2BX – 12 charging points
How does it work?
The charging sites are run by the Park and Charge project and more details on booking, costs and queries are available on their website. Please see below
The Park and Charge chargers will be bookable overnight to guarantee certainty to the user; they can charge at different rates at different times of the day, depending on availability of electricity from the grid; and they will be self-checking and modular which will mean faults can be fixed a lot quicker and the chargers will have a much higher ‘uptime’ than many current models; they are designed for user-friendliness and will have a large LCD screen to guide people through how to use them.
The scheme uses car park-based electric vehicle charging hubs as a way of solving the problem of residential charging where off-street parking is not available.