Go Ultra Low charging hub for residential EV charging - Xscape

Summary

Informal consultation on the proposal for an electric vehicle charging hub for residents incorporating fast and rapid charging at Xscape, MK9 3XS.

Milton Keynes Council was awarded a Go Ultra Low City status, one of four UK Cities and received funding from OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) to help continue roll of charging infrastructure for both residents and businesses to help support the uptake of electric vehicles.Milton Keynes Council was awarded a Go Ultra Low City Status, one of four UK Cities and received funding from OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) to help continue roll of charging infrastructure for both residents and businesses to help support the uptake of electric vehicles.

 

Purpose

The purpose of this hub is to provide the ability for residents without off-street parking to be able to own an electric vehicle and have the ability to charge within walking distance of their homes.

Next steps

Xscape, MK9 3XS has been proposed for this trial for the following reasons:

  • Proximity to residential areas
  • Availability of parking spaces
  • Availability of power close to car park

The attached plan shows the scale of the proposal with parking bays being managed throughout the trial using a vehicle permit system.

Please could you consider the proposal and provide feedback (both positive and negative) on:

  1. The choice of location
  2. Number of charging points

 This feedback will help us make informed decisions going forward.

All feedback to the proposal, together with the reasoning for the feedback can be sent by clicking on the contact email address.