Sainsbury’s Smart Charge: Convenient and Fast EV Charging at Fosse Park

Sainsbury’s has introduced an innovative addition to its services at its store in Fosse Park, Leicester – an ultra-rapid EV charging hub. The newly unveiled hub features 12 150kW+ ultra-rapid bays, with plans to add six more bays by summer, making it the largest Smart Charge hub in the UK.

Located at the Grove Farm Triangle site, this Smart Charge hub aims to cater to the increasing demand for fast and reliable EV charging options. With the capability to charge electric vehicles in just 30 minutes, Sainsbury’s is ensuring that EV users, whether local residents, visitors, or those passing by, have convenient access to efficient charging facilities.

The charging bays have been thoughtfully designed to prioritize accessibility. Providing additional space around and between bays, disabled customers and those with young children can easily access and utilize the charging facilities.

Patrick Dunne, Sainsbury’s director of property, procurement & EV ventures, expressed his excitement about the new ultra-rapid hub, stating, “We hope EV drivers will enjoy the added convenience and choice this new ultra-rapid hub provides.” With its strategic location near the M1 motorway, drivers can now rely on Sainsbury’s Smart Charge hub for quick top-ups or full charges while grabbing a coffee or picking up groceries.

Sainsbury’s Smart Charge service stands out in the market as the first and only EV charging initiative to be fully owned and managed by a UK supermarket. With over 200 ultra-rapid charging bays across 24 Sainsbury’s locations, the company aims to make EV charging accessible and hassle-free for customers.

As the Smart Charge network continues to expand nationwide, individuals can stay updated with the latest information on new charging hubs by visiting the website www.smartcharge.co.uk. With Sainsbury’s commitment to innovation and customer convenience, the future of EV charging looks promising for all electric vehicle owners.

Sainsbury’s introduces ultra-rapid EV charging hub at store in Fosse Park, Leicester

Sainsbury’s has unveiled an ultra-rapid EV charging hub at its store in Fosse Park, Leicester. The hub features 12 150kW+ ultra-rapid bays, with plans to add six more bays by summer. It is set to become the largest Smart Charge hub in the UK. The aim of the hub is to cater to the increasing demand for fast and reliable EV charging options.

What are the key features of the ultra-rapid EV charging hub?

– Located at the Grove Farm Triangle site in Fosse Park, Leicester.
– Features 12 150kW+ ultra-rapid bays, with plans to add six more.
– Designed for accessibility, with additional space around and between bays.
– Capable of charging electric vehicles in just 30 minutes.
– Aimed at providing convenient access to efficient charging facilities for EV users.

What is Sainsbury’s Smart Charge service?

Sainsbury’s Smart Charge service is the first and only EV charging initiative to be fully owned and managed by a UK supermarket. The company currently has over 200 ultra-rapid charging bays across 24 Sainsbury’s locations. The aim of the service is to make EV charging accessible and hassle-free for customers.

What are the benefits of the Smart Charge hub?

– Convenient location near the M1 motorway, allowing for quick top-ups or full charges while grabbing a coffee or picking up groceries.
– Fast and reliable charging with the capability to charge electric vehicles in just 30 minutes.
– Designed for accessibility, with additional space around and between bays for disabled customers and those with young children.

Where can individuals find more information about the Smart Charge network?

For the latest information on new charging hubs and updates, individuals can visit the website smartcharge.co.uk.

Key terms:
– EV: Electric Vehicle
– Ultra-rapid bays: Charging stations capable of delivering high power to charge electric vehicles quickly.
– Smart Charge: Sainsbury’s EV charging service.
– M1 motorway: A major motorway in the UK.

Related link:
Smart Charge – Sainsbury’s official website for their EV charging network.