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Join the Kent & Medway chargepoint network

Connected Kerb, Kent County Council, Medway Council, Folkestone & Hythe District Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Sevenoaks District Council, Thanet District Council and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council have all signed up to the a partnership forming the new Kent chargepoint network.

This project will bring one of the largest networks of consistent charging points for electric vehicles to the county.  Connected Kerb, one of the UK's leading charging point providers, will install 600 new charging points for electric vehicles over two years,  This ambitious scheme will give Kent residents the confidence to go electric in time for the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles in 2030.  

The district and borough councils are providing over 150 car parking locations and will receive a revenue share from Connected Kerb. Its planned that each car park will have four electric vehicle charging points, offering a mixture of fast 7Kwh and rapid 50Kwh, depending on the location. 

The ground-breaking project will provide a blueprint for local authorities across the UK to deliver ubiquitous EV charging for all – particularly the 40% of drivers without off-street parking.

Cllr Susan Carey Kent County Council, Tim Middleton Transport Innovation, Kent County Council and Sarah Valdus Head of Climate Response, Medway Council discuss the project

Kent & Medway Chargepoint Network

Chargepoint locations:

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How can I start using the chargepoints?

1. Using the Connected Kerb App

  • Download the app
  • Register
  • Enter your payment method
  • Scan the QR code that's on the chargepoint to start & stop a session

2. The magical RFID card

What is an RFID card? You probably have a few already handy in your wallet ready to be used! (e.g: your employee access card, travel card, a supermarket reward card or fob)

  • Download our app
  • Register your card in the app
  • Enter your payment method
  • Tap the card on the charger’s reader to start & stop the session

Don't have an RFID card? Fill out this form to order one.

Download the Connected Kerb app now to locate chargepoints and start charging!

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For any questions, please contact info@connectedkerb.co.uk or call 0800 0291 696

FAQ

What is the Kent Chargepoint Network?

Connected Kerb, Kent County Council, Medway Council, Folkestone & Hythe District Council, Gravesham Borough Council, Sevenoaks District Council, Thanet District Council and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council have all signed up to the a partnership forming the new Kent chargepoint network

This project will bring one of the largest networks of consistent charging points for electric vehicles to the county.  Connected Kerb, one of the UKs leading charging point providers, will install 600 new charging points for electric vehicles over two years,  This ambitious scheme will give Kent residents the confidence to go electric in time for the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles in 2030.  

The district and borough councils are providing over 150 car parking locations and will receive a revenue share from Connected Kerb. It’s planned that each car park will have four electric vehicle charging points, offering a mixture of fast 7Kwh and rapid 50Kwh, depending on the location. 

The partnership wants to deliver chargepoints in locations that work best for residents. Chargepoints will be located on streets and in council car parks. The partnership will also work with local community not for profit land owners to identify opportunities at community facilities across the county, but we also want to know where you want to see chargepoints.

 

Who are Connected Kerb?

Connected Kerb are one of the UK’s leading charging point providers, delivering future-proof, cost-effective and sustainable EV charging solutions for the public sector, developers, fleets, workplaces, car parks and other organisations to help accelerate the transition to EVs for all. Its unique solution combines power and data at the kerb to deliver user-friendly and reliable charging and provide the foundation for connected cities and communities. 

What speed are the chargers?

The charging speed is 7kW to 22kW or 50kW. In some locations, this might be limited due to output capacity.

How long will it take to charge my car?

Please note: the time it takes to charge depends on the car battery size which can vary greatly. 
Our 7kW chargers can take on average 9-10 hours to fully charge, while our 22kW will take around 4-5 hours. Rapid chargers take around 1,5 to 3 hours to fully charge.

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Example of typical charging times for a Renault Zoe Z.E.50 R110 (Zap Map charging guide).

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Rapid 50kW
Fast 22kW
Fast 7kW
Slow 3kW
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7 hours
0-100%
17 hours
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What cables do I need?

For fast chargepoints (7-22kW), you need your own cable with a Type 2 connector.  No cable is required for the rapid chargers which are fitted with tethered cables.

How do I find a chargepoint once they are installed?

You can download the Connected Kerb app via the Appstore or Google Play to locate chargepoints near you and start charging. 

You can also find Connected Kerb chargepoints points on Zap-Map by using the network filter. 

How does the Connected Kerb App work?

Using the Connected Kerb App, you can either: 

- Locate and tap the QR code icon that’s in the middle & at the bottom of the app. 

- Locate the QR code icon on the Connected Kerb label that’s on the charging point. 

- Position the icon within your camera frame and the charging session will start when the LED turns blue. 

- To stop charging, tap “stop charging” in the app and the LED will turn green. 

Or 

- Enter the 4-digit ID number located on the Connected Kerb label in the search bar at the top of the app, the LED will turn blue.  

- To stop charging, tap “stop charging” in the app and the LED will turn green 

 

What should I do if I have problems using a chargepoint?

Please call our customer support at 0800 0291 696, we will be happy to assist. Most problems encountered can be fixed remotely 

Will the chargepoints in Kent be accessible for disabled drivers?

The Kent chargepoint network  will work closely with Connected Kerb to offer accessible charge points and bays, either on a shared use or disabled bays only. 

How can I monitor the air quality in my neighbourhood?

You can visit this page: https://airly.org/map/en/ 

Where can I read your Terms and Conditions?

You can access our Terms and Conditions here: Terms and Conditions 

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