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Shell to install 800 EV charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025

Shell to install 800 EV charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025

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Revealed as part of the pair’s partnership expansion, the process will see up to 100 Waitrose locations.

Shell has announced that it is set to install up to 800 electric charging points at Waitrose stores across the country by 2025.Revealed as part of the pair’s partnership expansion, the process will see up to 100 Waitrose locations benefit from six 22kW and two 50kW Shell Recharge charging points, allowing EV owners to top their cars up while they shop. 

 

Bernadette Williamson, General Manager Shell UK Retail, said: “This is great news for EV drivers across the UK, knowing they can easily, quickly and reliably charge up at Shell charge points while shopping at Waitrose. “We want to make EV charging as hassle-free as possible and support our customers wherever they want to charge.” The first of the chargers is due to be introduced to a Waitrose store early next year. Both Shell and Waitrose have also agreed to increase the number of Shell Selection fuel stations offering Waitrose food by 68, taking the total to at least 125 by 2025. 

 

More John Lewis Click and Collect points will also be made available in up to 80 Shell forecourts this summer too. James Bailey, Waitrose Executive Director, said: “This is an important partnership for Waitrose and means we can offer even greater convenience to more of our customers. We’re also delighted to bring our customers 800 new charging points for electric vehicles, including new rapid charging capabilities, as the UK moves more and more towards a sustainable transport network.”