Funding secured to install electric vehicle chargers in Cheshire East towns

Cheshire East Council has been awarded a government grant to enable electrical vehicle charging points to be installed in 12 towns across the borough, including Wilmslow.

In August the Council applied to the On-Street Residential Charge Point Scheme for £151,000 funding to install charging points for local residents needing to charge their electrical vehicles.

Speaking at a meeting of the full council on Wednesday, 19th October, Councillor Craig Browne announced "I am delighted to share the news today that our application has been successful and that as a result Cheshire ast Councxil has secured a grant of £151,000.

"This funding will enable us to install electrical vehicle charging infrastructure at 15 locations in 12 towns across the borough including Crewe, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Middlewich, Congleton, Nantwich, Alsager, Sandbach and Wilmslow.

"These will be a mix of on-street locations and in public car parks close to residential areas and work is expected to start in the current financial year."

The proposed locations as part of this phase for installation are:

  • Fairview Car Park Alsager
  • Antrobus Street Car Park Congleton
  • Wrexham Terrace Car Park Crewe
  • Bulkeley Street Crewe
  • Edleston Road Car Park Crewe
  • Hope Street Car Park Crewe
  • King Street Car Park Knutsford
  • Tatton Street Car Park Knutsford
  • Brook Street Macclesfield
  • Churchill Way Car Park Macclesfield
  • Whalley Hayes Car Park Macclesfield
  • Southway Car Park Middlewich
  • Snow Hill Car Park Nantwich
  • Chapel Street Car Park Sandbach
  • The Carrs Car Park Wilmslow