Charge your electric vehicle

Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

EV owners can claim up to 75% (capped at £500, inc. VAT) off the total capital costs of the chargepoint and installation costs.

 

For full details and guidelines, visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-grants-for-low-emission-vehicles

 

 

Workplace Charging Scheme

Employers can claim 75% of purchase and installation costs, up to a maximum of £500 for each socket, up to a maximum of 20 across all sites for each applicant.

 

For full details and guidelines, visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/workplace-charging-scheme-guidance-for-applicants-installers-and-manufacturers

 

Chargepoints in Plymouth

You can charge your electric vehicle at pay as you go chargepoints in Plymouth. The chargepoints are either 7kw or 22kw mode three twin head chargepoints using type two connectors (not provided) and were funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles. Most vehicles will be fully charged in three to five hours.

To use a chargepoint you need to register your details with Pod Point. You can register or download the app from the Pod Point website, email support@pod-point.com or phone 020 7247 4114.

Check locations and availability of chargepoints in the app or on the Pod Point website.

Pay as you go chargepoints

Charging costs £1 an hour - this is an hourly charge which is payable until you unplug your vehicle even after it's fully charged. 

  • City College Plymouth, available 6am to 11pm, free parking (7kw)

  • Coypool park and ride, available 6.30am to 7.30pm, free parking (7kw)

  • Duke Street car park, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)

  • Milehouse park and ride, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)

  • Mutley Plain car park, available 24hours, cost for parking 8am to 6pm, free parking overnight (7kw)
  • Plymouth Coach Station and Mayflower Street West car park (7kw)

  • Plymouth Life Centre, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)

  • Regent Street car park, available 6am to midnight, cost for parking (7kw)

  • The George park and ride, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)

  • Theatre Royal car park, available 6am to midnight, cost for parking (7kw)

  • Western Approach car park, available 6am to midnight, cost for parking (22kw)

  • Derriford Hospital Bircham Park car park (level 3), available 24 hours, cost for parking (7kw)

Free chargepoints

It's free to charge your vehicle at these chargepoints:

  • Cumberland Centre, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)
  • Mount Gould Hospital, available 24 hours, free parking (22kw)
  • Thornberry Centre, available 24 hours, free parking (7kw)