Convenient EV Charging for Your Local Community 

We work closely with local authorities across the UK, developing EV charging infrastructure to support sustainability targets.  

From public EV charging stations in specific locations, to EV charging hubs, we can offer a variety of options depending on your objectives. 

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Get it Right from the Start 

Getting the right number of chargers, in the right location, with the right amount of power from the offset. 

We offer a complete service from planning, to supply and installation of charging equipment perfectly designed for EV charging for the public. 

As part of our design and consultancy service, Mer experts work with you to advise on the best location, most suitable EV infrastructure, and best charging hardware. 

Learn more about our design and consultancy service
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Efficient Charging for Public Drivers with EV Charging Hubs

Our EV charging hubs offer a future-proofed solution that will ensure drivers no longer have to queue for long periods and can charge EVs more efficiently.

Increased accessibility of EV charging at the hubs will help to encourage more residents to adopt electric transport. 

Learn more about EV charging hubs for the public

Simple Experience

Provide a simple experience for EV drivers with our convenient solutions

Green Ambition

Work with an EV charging partner that takes sustainability seriously

Design & Consultancy

A unique service to advise and create tailored EV charging infrastructure

Quality First

Best location and hardware based on our local and site analysis

Aftercare Support

A 24/7 aftercare service that provides reliable support for drivers

Electrifying the UK

Experienced in providing charging infrastructure to UK local authorities

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Future-Fit Framework Agreements for Local Authorities 

Some public sector bodies may be eligible to utilise existing public framework agreements depending on their geographic location. These frameworks aim to save time and costs on tendering processes. 

We offer financed packages via the following frameworks: 

  • Kent County Services National Framework 
  • Crown Commercial Service’s Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Solutions Framework 
Learn more about framework agreements

What’s in the Best Practice Guide for Local Authority Charging? 

The Government is aiming to make reliable public charge points available for everyone, with a focus on charge point inclusivity, and accessible on and off-street charging for drivers. 

Our 5 Steps to EV charging infrastructure guide is designed to help public sector bodies get started with their EV infrastructure projects. 

What does electric mobility in the UK look like today? 

A look at local councils that have embarked on their EV charging journeys. 

5 steps to getting your charging project off the ground. 

What can Mer offer as a trusted EV charging partner? 

Electrify Your Public Sector Fleet

Easily electrify your fleet of council vehicles and keep them charged up and ready to go with fleet charging solutions for public sector bodies.

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Funded Options for Local Authority Charging

Make your infrastructure work for you with our fully-funded, part-funded, and customer-funded packages for commercial charging solutions.


We install and manage your charge points and service, while you receive a profit share.


We install and manage your operations, and you invest in your charging infrastructure.


We install and manage your chargers, you manage payment options and your service.

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Local Authority Charging Solutions

Case Study: Durham County Council 

Durham County Council is keen to position itself at the forefront of efforts to reduce carbon emissions, and work with partners and local communities to lower air pollution and support residents. 

  • 70 Fast Chargers 
  • Rapid Chargers 
  • 2 Semi-rapid Chargers  
Read the full case study

Case Studies for Public Driver Charging

Frequently Asked Questions

The UK Government supports local authorities to install EV charging infrastructure with a range of financial schemes, including; 

  • On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme 
  • Local EV Infrastructure Fund (LEVI) 
  • Kent County Council via KCS Professional Services 
  • Crown Commercial Services 
  • ESPO 
  • Oxford DPS 

The cost of public EV charging infrastructure depends entirely on a local authority’s requirements, for example; how many charge points are needed, and if there are any additional power requirements.  

Our charging experts work with you to create a tailored strategy and charging solution for your chosen location, that will provide accessible charging for EV drivers. 

Your charging infrastructure site will be serviced after six months, and again after one year. We also offer charge point maintenance, back-office support, and a 24/7 UK-based helpline. 

Contact us and an advisor will get back to you

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