Gridserve opens new Wiltshire EV charging hub close to Stonehenge

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Gridserve has opened another EV charging ‘Super Hub’ close to the A303 in Wiltshire.

The charging station is at Solstice Park, close to Stonehenge in Wiltshire. It shares the site with Greggs and Taco Bell drive-throughs, so there’s a choice of food and drink while you recharge.

The new Gridserve Electric Super Hub has 8 high-power chargers, capable of charging at up to 350kW, which allows 100 miles of range to be added in 5-10 minutes on suitable EVs. The chargers use 100% net zero energy from Gridserve’s pioneering hybrid solar+ battery farms.

Contactless payment is accepted to make it as easy as possible for drivers to charge. The chargers feature both CCS and CHAdeMO connectors as well as a larger bay to help with accessibility.

Toddington Harper, CEO of Gridserve said: “We are thrilled to open this latest Electric Super Hub on this major road. In 2021, we opened one Electric Super Hub, in 2022 we have opened 11 new locations and in 2023, we aim to continue to accelerate. Every new charging location makes a positive impact on moving the needle on climate change, enabling more electric journeys and giving those drivers yet to make the switch, the confidence to move to an electric vehicle.”

In 2022 Gridserve installed more than 100 high-powered chargers installed across 11 Electric Super Hubs and the second Electric Forecourt, which opened in Norwich. This growth is set to continue into this year, with an Electric Forecourt set to open at London Gatwick airport. Gridserve Electric Highway covers 85% of the UK’s motorway service areas.