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Vehicle charging: NHS


VolkerSmart Technologies supported the East London NHS Foundation Trust in reducing their carbon footprint, by providing staff with electric vehicle charging points at the John Howard Centre in Hackney.


  • Three designated staff parking bays for electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Electricity supply for 7.4 kilowatt sockets
  • Two wall-mounted and one stand alone charging point
  • All three charging points non-metered, supporting transport scheme to help encourage more sustainable travel

VolkerSmart Technologies is a registered OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) installer and can apply directly for grant funding, for both commercial and domestic charge points, on behalf of a client. As well as installation, the team can undertake electrical feasibility and design during a project.

VolkerSmart Technologies is a ‘Smart Cities’ initiative from integrated highways service provider, VolkerHighways.

"It has been great to work closely with VolkerSmart Technologies to provide green forms of transport, in particular electric car charging points at suitable sites. As a Trust we are committed to giving our staff and visitors as much opportunity as possible to choose greener and more carbon neutral ways of getting to our sites."

Adam Toll, Energy Manager for East London NHS Foundation Trust

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