On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme guidance for local authorities

Guidance for local authorities on grants to provide on-street residential chargepoints for plug-in electric vehicles.


On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme application form

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Local authorities can apply for funding to help with the costs of procurement and installation of on-street charging points for residential use.

This guidance explains:

  • who can apply for the funding
  • how much funding is available
  • the application process and timetable
  • the minimum technical specifications required for on-street electric vehicle chargepoint infrastructure
Published 22 December 2016
Last updated 24 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Addition of fire safety guidance.

  2. Updated guidance increasing funding per chargepoint unit to £13,000, removing project size requirements, clarifying expectations regarding installations in local authority-owned car parks, and stating that projects with a completion date no later than 31 March 2023 will be considered.

  3. Changes to the grant payment process.

  4. Guidance has been revised to include changes to the grant cap per chargepoint, and our approach to allocating funding.

  5. Updated to provide clearer guidance to local authorities on eligibility when applying for funding.

  6. Guidance revised for additional funding.

  7. First published.