Report of the Neighbourhood Services and Community Safety Portfolio Holder and Service Director People and Places.
The Neighbourhood Services and Community Safety Portfolio Holder and Service Director People and Places submitted a report requesting Cabinet approval of a series of schemes for the installation of electric charging points on the council’s car parks.
Cabinet agreed that the council
· enter into a five year agreement with BP Chargemaster Ltd to install up to 16 electric vehicle fast charging points on council owned car parks throughout the borough.
· procure a supplier to install Rapid Electric Charging Points exclusively for the taxi trade on four car parks within the borough for a ten year period.
· enter into an agreement with Highways England (HE) for a single Rapid Electric Charging Point on Rough Lea Road car park, Cleveleys as part of the HE Strategic Road Network scheme for a period of seven years.
· monitor demand for charging points to assess whether additional units are recommended.