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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy consultation

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy

This consultation is now closed

Thank you to everyone who took part. Your feedback will be considered by the Council's Cabinet help inform and shape the new strategy.

The results are being analysed and a report which summarises your feedback will be available here in Summer 2023. We will share the final strategy shortly after.


The Council has declared a climate emergency and is working to achieve a 'net zero carbon' borough by 2045. Transitioning to a net zero transport system is an essential part of achieving this. To do so, we all need to use motorised travel less, substantially increase our use of public transport and, where car travel is unavoidable, only use fully zero-emission vehicles by 2050. Additionally, national government has plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030, and sales of electric vehicles are already rising rapidly across our borough and the country at large.

We know that the availability of public charge point infrastructure is a real barrier holding people back from transitioning to an electric vehicle. This strategy sets out a forecast of the scale of anticipated demand for charge points over the next few years and the actions the council and partners can take to support the roll-out of this new infrastructure.

If you have an interest in electric vehicles, we would like to hear what you think.

Find out more

Share your views

There are several ways you can take part and share your views:

  • Complete the online survey​
  • Email views to:​
  • Telephone us on: 0300 123 8123 quoting 'Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy'
  • Write to us: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy Consultation, Strategic Transport Team, The Portal, Wellington Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BA
  • Request a copy of our consultation materials in alternative formats, including paper, using the contact details above.

The closing date for responses is 15 March 2023.

What happens next?

The feedback from this consultation will help inform and shape the new Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy, which will guide the Council's activity in delivering this infrastructure over the coming years.

The final strategy will be presented to the Council’s Cabinet in Summer 2023 alongside the consultation findings. The consultation findings and outcome of any decisions taken will be made available on the Council's website.

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Council information is also available in audio, braille, large print or other formats. If you would like a copy in a different format, in another language or require a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter, please use one of the methods below.