Charge point operator, Believ, has installed a series of fast, on-street EV chargers in Redbridge to help further boost the borough’s EV network and support greener travel, as part of a new partnership project with Uber.

The fast chargers are being fully funded through Uber, and Believ - who were awarded the contract to install, operate and maintain the fast chargers. Locations were identified based on demand.

Following the first leg of the project, Redbridge residents now have access to 34 new 22kw dual fast chargers around the brough, enabling EVs to be charged up quicker.

The 34 dual chargers allow two vehicles to be charged simultaneously at the same location, providing 68 charge points in total - and is available to all EV drivers, subject to local parking restrictions.

Further chargers are also being rolled out under the project, bringing a total of 174 new fast chargers to 87 locations around the borough by the end of 2024, helping add to the borough’s existing network of charge points.

Guy Bartlett, Believ CEO said: "This project is an excellent example of public and private sectors working together to install EV charging infrastructure that delivers on a community's need, without burdening the public purse. The new installations will significantly improve Redbridge's residents' access to EV charging - helping more drivers make the switch."