UK: available public charging points by quarter and location 2022-2023

Available public charging points in the United Kingdom between January 2022 and July 2023, by location

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Release date

July 2023


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2022 to July 2023

Special properties

devices operational at midnight at the start of each quarter.

Supplementary notes

This statistic is using original data from the Government Digital Service and includes copyright material licensed under © Crown, the Open Government License v3.0.

A charging point can have more than one connector, all at varying speeds.

The source provides the following definitions for each location type:

  • "On Street Charging devices located on residential streets only."
  • "En-route Charging devices located for charging to continue a journey. Located in motorway service areas, service stations, electric forecourts and ferry terminals. Additionally Rapid or Ultra-Rapid devices in hotels, restaurants and attractions."
  • "Destination Charging devices located at the end of an Electric Vehicle journey or where a driver may typically stop for an extended period of time. Consists of both Rapid or Ultra-Rapid and Fast or Slow devices located in retail car parks, car parks, leisure, education areas and transport (except ferries); in addition Fast or Slow devices located at hotels and restaurants."
  • "Other Charging devices which are semi-public with some level of access restrictions such as workplace car parks and dealership forecourts."

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