Osprey to install EV charging at UK warehouses

Osprey Charging to install electric vehicle (EV) charging at a series of warehouse sites in the UK. 

The partnership between Osprey and real estate specialists Ediston will see EV charging available for customers visiting major retail brands such as Aldi and The Food Warehouse. 

Each of an initial ten sites will host up to six high-powered 150kW charges, capable of adding 100 miles in as little as ten minutes. 

The first site is at a hub located at Haddington Retail Park, East Lothian, currently under construction. 

Further sites are expected to go into construction throughout 2022.

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Graham Lind, Head of Retail Warehouse Asset Management at Ediston, said: ‘With EV registrations increasing year on year, we’re fast approaching a new era of electric transport.

‘On-site EV charging at retail parks will soon become an essential offering and customers will expect to be able to charge their vehicles wherever they shop and our tenants will expect us to provide the infrastructure which enables them to do so.

‘Osprey has a proven record in delivering reliable, easy to use, and rapid chargers and provides the perfect solution to attract the rapidly growing number of EV driving customers to our sites.’

Patrick Sherriff Business Development Director at Osprey Charging added: ‘Retail parks are prime locations for EV charging, allowing drivers to top up their EVs while making use of the retail facilities on site.

‘Forward thinking companies like Ediston are ensuring they stay ahead of the curve by ensuring their sites are equipped to meet the needs of the growing market of EV drivers. By ‘grabbing the grid’ and securing vital connections for rapid EV chargers before its competitors, Ediston is positioning its sites as the go-to shopping destinations for EV drivers.’



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