Electric Vehicle Chargers go live on Montgomery Street

The 4 electric car chargers on Montgomery Street, next to the park, are now live.

They are fast 22kW chargers with 8 charging bays and use the standardised ChargePlace Scotland app.

Leith Walk ward Cllr. Jack Caldwell will continue pushing for the Administration to be more ambitious on EV car charging for area, particularly as very few people in the ward have driveways and are reliant on public charging points. Commenting on the new infrastructure, Cllr. Caldwell said;

"It's also just one small piece of the puzzle of reducing emissions which includes more walking and cycling paths and better public transport."

Neighbouring Inverleith ward Cllr. Hal Osler obtained the following EV charger rollout in June:

May be an image of text that says "Location Charger Install Ingliston Park and Ride Grid Connection Complete Testing and Commissionin King's Road Complete Fettes Avenue Complete Complete Complete Complete Montgomery Street 04/07/2022 Complete Complete Comely Bank 04/07/2022 Complete Complete Thirlestane Road 11/07/2022 Early July Complete East London Street Late July Early July Sheriff Brae Complete Late July Early July Heriot Row Complete Late July Early July Complete Maxwell Street Late July Early July Complete Stewart Terrace Late July Early July Complete Hermiston Park and Ride Late July Complete Early July Complete Late July *Due to sickness absence, this may be delayed. 04/07/2022"

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