Barnet council responses to “Open Letter”

September 24th, 2012 Comments Off on Barnet council responses to “Open Letter”

I have composed a semi-open (had to tailor to specifics in some instances) letter and emailElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... » to barnet councilLetter to Barnet Council: Re: Council ask where to install more electric car charging points. Read more ... » regarding electricElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » vehicleElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » chargingElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » facilities in the controlled borough.

With many shopping, community and recreational facilities in the borough, there is very very few (next to none) charging facilities for electrical carsElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... ».

Considering councils objectives and commitments to keep and improve its greenElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » credentials, there is little to
accommodate if not encourage real day to day residents and commuters.

I intend to keep everyone posted regarding all updates, newsSo why is it that so many charging points are not used and electric car update is slow? UK. Read more ... » and responses from barnetHospitals do need #ev charging points (like WhipsCross) unlike Barnet hospital @BarnetCouncil - barren as far as #charging points concerned. Read more ... » councilGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... ».

Tweet responses

@BarnetCouncilHospitals do need #ev charging points (like WhipsCross) unlike Barnet hospital @BarnetCouncil - barren as far as #charging points concerned. Read more ... »: @evmeerkatDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » In brief we##Q##re requesting them in newNew initiative with Park At My House and Source London for #ElectricCar #Ev #Charging - free home charging unit installation. Read more ... » developments and considering possible future rollout in carElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » parks and on-street bays.

Email Response thusfar

Dear Mr EvMeerkat*,

Thank you for your email.

Your enquiry has been referred to the relevant department.

You should receive a full response to your enquiry within 10Lancashire set to invest £15 million on electric car chargers. Read more ... » working days. If you do not receive a full response to your enquiry within this period, please contact us and we will endeavour to resolve the situation.

We hope you find this informationWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » helpful and if we can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us or visitwwwThe UK’s emerging rapid charger network #electricVehicle #ev #rapidCharge. Read more ... ».barnet.govThe UK’s emerging rapid charger network #electricVehicle #ev #rapidCharge. Read more ... ».ukWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » for more information about Council servicesThames Valley to join UK electric car vision. Read more ... ».

If you need any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us
As part of our programme to improve our Customer Services, we may contact you in the future to ask you about your customer experienceThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... ».

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Yours sincerely

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Highways Correspondence Team

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* – name changed for privacy

UpdateSo why is it that so many charging points are not used and electric car update is slow? UK. Read more ... » 2Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... »/10/2012. Response email from Barnet council.

Dear Mr “evMeerkat”,

Thank you for your emailed enquiry. I have also received a slightly longerNissan Leaf Electric Car: Cheapest Leases with evmeerkat.com and now Piece of Mind Guarantees from Nissan!. Read more ... » hard copy letter from you and I will endeavour to cover the additional question included in that as well.

Both the Borough’s Local Plan Core Strategy and the Local Implementation Plan (which contains information about how the borough will implement the LondonWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » Mayor’s Transport Strategy) recognise that electric vehiclesElectric car insurance explained. Cheaper, affordable, green, first-time drivers appeal. Read more ... » are a key way of addressing transport emissionsJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... ».

They identify that borough’s aim to support the useWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » of low emission vehiclesWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » including electric cars; through
· Incorporation of electric vehicle charging pointsKeeping up with chargeable electric vehicles and renewable energy. Read more ... » within developments and consider future roll out in car-parks and on street
· Continue to facilitate at-home#ElectricCar will become common sight, says Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin. Read more ... » charging of electric vehicles by arrangements to permit and manage parkingJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... » on small forecourts.

The Local Implementation Plan also explains that the borough is awaiting passage of the London Local Authorities and Transport for LondonSource London expands with POLAR Charging infrastructure. Read more ... » (No. 2) Bill into law that contains provisions about powers and responsibilities relating electric vehicle charging points and charging vehicles and that, in the meantime the borough continues to:
· Encourage or require provision for electric vehicles in new developments in line with the London Plan
· Require no minimum depth of forecourt when providing a vehicle crossover, (a legal agreementUK #ElectricCar EV charging Network is ever expanding. More Charging facilities for Electric Vehicle Drivers. Horray!. Read more ... » is required that the vehicle will not overhang which becomes a local land chargeWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » transferring the requirement to future owners of the property) making it easier for owners of electric vehicles (which are often smaller vehicles) to get their vehicle off the road to charge it.
· Ensure private sector provision of infrastructureThe UK’s emerging rapid charger network #electricVehicle #ev #rapidCharge. Read more ... » where feasible.

Provision for electric vehicle charging points is already made a planning condition in developments in the borough, and officers are just starting to consider possible ways to take forward charging points in car parks and/or on street in future.

In response to your numbered questions:

1Dropped Crawley Council an email regarding the charging points, lack of, in the area.. Read more ... ». Electric VehicleSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » related incentivesThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... ».
There are no specific incentives offered by the council for Electric VehiclesThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... » other than the parking permit concession referred to below, but of course Barnet residents are eligible for incentives such as the GovernmentThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... »’s plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » car grantWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » http://www.dft.gov.uk/topics/sustainable/olevWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... »/plug-in-car-grant/ .

2. Reduced priceThe UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... » resident permits are available to eligible residents with an electric car.

3Extra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... ». Many Barnet residents are already in a positionUK: Rockingham installs EV charging points. Read more ... » to parkHerefordshire gets its first electric car charge points. Read more ... » and charge their vehicles at home. There are Source LondonChargemaster for LEAF: Get a free electric car charging unit at home. Read more ... » charging points within the borough at High Barnet StationCouncil ask where to install more electric car charging points. Read more ... » and just outside the borough at Asda Colindale as well as various other locations in Brent, Camden and Haringey which may be convenient for some residents.

4Erm, good luck: Southern goes electric – encouraging car park users to plug in while they take the train. Read more ... ». As noted above the borough is using the planning application process to have points installed in car-parks in new developments. Such locations may also be required to produce travelBusinesses charged up about electric car savings. Read more ... » plans which may also include making provision for electric vehicles.

5Siemens delivers EV infrastructure packages in South Tyneside and Dorset. Read more ... ». We do not have any plans for incentives related to home charging stations.

6Source London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... ». The borough has not yet made any decisions regarding whether Source London would be the most appropriate option for any future borough charging points.

I hope this answers your questions adequately.

Jane Shipman
Senior Engineer, TrafficJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... » and DevelopmentUK #ElectricCar EV charging Network is ever expanding. More Charging facilities for Electric Vehicle Drivers. Horray!. Read more ... »
Environment, Planning and Regeneration
London Borough of BarnetSemi-Open Email and Letter to Barnet Council regarding Electric Vehicle charging points (lack of) and support.. Read more ... », North London BusinessElectric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... » Park, Oakleigh Road South, London N11 1NP
Tel: 020 8359 7226
Barnet Online: www.barnet.gov.uk
P please consider the environment – do you really need to print this email?

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