First ever EV Charging Station at London Gatwick Airport UK


London Gatwick has become the first international airport to open an Electric Forecourt®, an electric vehicle (EV) charging station.

London Gatwick is dedicated to creating a low-carbon economy by providing new infrastructure for everyone to use.

Where does the Electric Forecourt® located?

  • Ring Road South approach to London Gatwick’s South Terminal

What is the opening hours of Charging Station?

  • Every day from 04:30 to 22:00, with chargers available 24/7 year-round.

When did the facility commence?

  • From 08 January 2024, the new GRIDSERVE facility is available for all to use.

Facilities available at GRIDSERVE EV

  • 30 high-power and low-power electric vehicle chargers
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Lounge area
  • Costa Coffee
  • Little Fresh convenience store
  • EV experience area

Features of GRIDSERVE EV

All charging bays are powered by 100% net zero energy, with the fastest chargers capable of adding up to 100 miles of range in 10 minutes. You may also speak to a GRIDSERVE EV Guru to gain advice on which EV may best suit their needs, and take the opportunity to test drive an EV.

Who can get the uses of London Gatwick EV Charging?

  • Passengers, staff, local residents, commuters or business fleets

London Gatwick Airport - GRIDSERVE EV

The airport welcomes all current and potential EV drivers to our new London Gatwick Electric Forecourt®.

GRIDSERVE facility follows the opening of London Gatwick’s new-look train station in November, doubling the concourse space, widening platforms and adding new lifts and escalators.

By 2030, the airport has new hydrogen buses on the local Metrobus network and investing in doubling the Gatwick-Reading train service, contribute towards London Gatwick’s ambition for 60% of journeys to and from the airport to be zero or ultra-low emissions. It accelerated its commitment to be net zero for its own Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 2030. This ambition in line with all other airports operated by VINCI Airports in Europe.

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