London Gatwick is the first European international airport to have its own dedicated electric vehicle (EV) charging hub. It is now home to GRIDSERVE’s London Gatwick Electric Forecourt and is powered exclusively by net zero carbon energy.

Thirty new charge points are located at the South Terminal of London Gatwick Airport, 22 of which are 350kW-capable High-Power chargers with CCS and CHAdeMO connectors. These chargers can add up to 100 miles of range in less than 10 minutes.

Four 22kW-capable low-power AC chargers and four Tesla Superchargers are also on site.

Opening times are daily from 4.30 am to 10 pm to coincide with most international flights.

The new chargers increase the airport’s charging capacity fivefold and are accessible to all EV drivers, including passengers, London Gatwick staff, and the local community.

The new forecourt building also contains a Little Fresh convenience store that features Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, a Costa Coffee store, and a new electric vehicle experience area where EV gurus can provide information on EV charging and arrange test drives of the latest electric vehicles.

“As we launch our third and most technologically advanced Electric Forecourt® at London Gatwick, we mark a significant milestone in the evolution of sustainable transportation,” said Toddington Harper, CEO of GRIDSERVE.

“We are excited to open our first charging facility at an international airport and help support London Gatwick on its journey to net zero.

“Our purpose at GRIDSERVE is to deliver sustainable energy on the scale needed to move the needle on climate change, and this is certainly a project that moves the needle for the airport, and local workers and residents.

“It is clear that with this awesome London Gatwick Electric Forecourt® we have continued to raise the bar, in delivering the best possible customer experience. In addition, we have also stepped up our efforts relating to EV awareness and information, test drives and car leasing, helping to accelerate the switch to electric in the vicinity.

“We look forward to welcoming all current and potential EV drivers to GRIDSERVE’s new London Gatwick Electric Forecourt®.”


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