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Fleet project

The fleet project is rapidly increasing the number of ultra low emission vehicles (including electric vehicles) on the Council’s fleet and is aiming to get staff walking and cycling for Council business. In 2015 the Council was awarded £380,000 of funding from the Mayor of London’s air quality fund to assist with the project.

Key aims over 3 years (2016/17-2018/19)

  • additional 35 electric vehicles to create a fleet of over 50 electric cars / vans
  • additional 30 bikes and consolidate the bike fleet
  • install 15×7KW and 20× 24volt electric charger on Council sites
  • explore home and estate charging options
  • create a staff travel hierarchy
  • share our experiences with other authorities

Key achievements (2016/17)

  • 13 7KW or 20KW chargers installed (with further 17 planned)
  • more ambitious aim to introduce 40 electric vehicles by end 2017/18 financial year confirmed (ie total fleet >50)
  • Council and estates charging network survey undertaken
  • new fleet branding for electric bikes and cars
  • purchase of >10 fleet bikes

Project information and links

Further information

Page updated on: 10 July 2019