Information on charging points for electric vehicles.

New charging points set to arrive in 2021 for electric vehicles


New charging points are set to be introduced during 2021 and 2022 - EV points are in conjunction with our provider Electric Blue


8 brand new electric points running from Electric Blue are now available to use in The Common Multi-Storey car park. Charging will be limited to 4 hours - a pay and display ticket must also be displayed - 3 hours free or 4 hours for £3.50. 



On Street Electric Vehicle Charging Points

There are two public on-street electric charging points in the borough. Parking in these bays is restricted to electric vehicles only. Cars are allowed to park up to four hours and cannot return within four hours. These restrictions apply 24 hours a day. 

Parking is free but there is a tariff applied for the electricity, for more details visit

The parking restriction on site are enforced by the Council's Civil Enforcement Officers.

Repairs are carried out by Polar to report an issue visit

Site  one  Howardsgate in Welwyn Garden City (Located outside Cote Brasserie)

1 x Connector  13A  -  3.0 kWh

1 x Connector  Type 2  - 3.6 kWh

Site two The Common in Hatfield (Located opposite Conservative Club) - Currently out of service - please use The Common car park charging points

2 x  Connector Type 2 - 7.2 kWh

We advise checking the Polar website before travelling to either site. 


Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme 

Residents who wish to install an electric charging point at their home address can apply for a grant under the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS). Further information can be found on the GOV.UK website