Electric charging point in use

Electric Vehicles

Dedicated charging points, free charging* and more environmentally friendly. These are just some of the benefits of travelling by electric vehicle.

Register for a permit

Visiting campus? You'll need to pay and display (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm) in order to use free electricity at our charging points. Staff? Register your electric vehicle for a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Parking Permit from the Parking Office, Security at a cost of £121 per year. Students can also benefit if eligible for a permit. 

Charging points on campus

There are 26 charging points on campus with dedicated parking for electric vehicles:

  • LICA building car park has 6 spaces
  • Furness Avenue has 15 spaces
  • InfoLab 21 has 2 spaces 
  • Visitor Car Park E - 2 spaces 
  • Visitor Car Park I - 1 space

Always check the associated signage at each charge point. *Free electric charging for staff is only available for work commuting and University business purposes. 

Future use of electricity

During 2019/20, the University will be measuring electricity use at the charging stations to determine the typical electrical charge in a day, month and year. This will be reviewed for 2020/21 with the aim of having a discounted charge for holding an Electric Vehicle Permit but with a cost of fuel (electrical charge) added to the permit cost.

Download a map of campus to find all the electric charging points available

Make your salary go a lot further

Staff can benefit from the Low Emissions Car Scheme via Flexible Benefits. This great employee benefit allows you to offset some of your salary before it’s taxed in exchange for a brand new car complete with insurance, vehicle tax, breakdown cover, tyres and servicing.

Flexible Benefits