Decision details

Electric Vehicle Rapid Charging in Harrow

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To procure rapid charge points at various council controlled locations in the borough.




(1)            the feasibility work that had been undertaken to identify key sites in car parks and on-street that may be suitable for Electric Vehicle (EV) rapid and ultra rapid charge points to be installed and maintained by specialist third party operators, be noted, subject to the outcome of procurement;


(2)            the procurement be approved for the selection of suitable Charge Point Operators (CPO) to supply, install and operate rapid and ultra rapid charge points via the Oxford Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) or such other compliant procurement route as may be determined by the Corporate Director for Place in consultation with the Head of Procurement.


(3)            the draft tender documents be approved;


(4)            authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for Place, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Infrastructure and Community Safety, to:


(i)              Make any necessary amendments to the procurement documents prior to publication.

(ii)             Award contracts to one or more successful CPOs, to include entering into required leases or licences and all other necessary legal documentation.


Reason for Decision:  The recommendations would enable the Council to support the transition to electric vehicles and decarbonisation of travel in the borough in accordance with the aims of its adopted Electric Vehicle Strategy.

Publication date: 16/02/2024

Date of decision: 15/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 15/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/02/2024

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