A first class experience 

We have packed the Electric Forecourt with lots of facilities to keep you entertained during your short charge with us. From lounge spaces with free Wi-Fi to wellness and kids’ areas – there is something for everyone.

Book a meeting pod

Whether you are doing business on the move, looking to inspire your team with a unique location or just want a quiet hour to yourself, our site is COVID-19 secure.

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Family first

Keeping the nippers safe, happy and entertained with interactive screens, games and plenty of kid friendly snacks. Family comes first at Braintree.

Superfast Free Wi-fi

Across the Electric Forecourt we offer our customers free access to super fast wi-fi so you can surf, catch up with friends on social media, shop online or attend to business.

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Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Supporting business  on the move with free, fast Wi-Fi

Meeting Pods

Meeting Pods

Perfect for meetings or for peace, quite and inspiration

Tech Express

Tech Express

Tech goods to support your business requirements

EV for Business

EV for Business

Exceptional business contract hire deals

Brain Breaks

Brain Breaks

Take a break, spin bikes, yoga mats and exercise balls

Post office

Post office

Did you forget to post that important document? No problem!


Take it easy

The G Lounge offers space for all types of personality to unwind. Do you kick back with a Costa? Put your nose in the pages of the book you just bought? Or plug in your ear-pods and disappear to a beach in the tropics? 

Explore our world

From education to quizzes, from videos to promotions, our onsite interactive screens offer the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the GRIDSERVE world. 

You can also browse our leasing deals here.​​


Driven by light energy

The Electric Forecourt® is our flagship, blazing a trail towards an emissions-free future. We power the possibilities onsite with solar energy so together we can safeguard out planet.

Efficient and electric

We love the efficiency, lack of emissions, speed and silence of EVs. With sleek new models hitting the market and technology improving all the time, we are sure you will too.

Check out the latest vehicles in our showroom.

Navigate the future with us

Whether you own an electric vehicle and want to charge or just want to break up a journey, we welcome you!

Opening Times


Every day   — 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m


Monday to Friday — 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m
Saturday — 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m
Sundays — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m


24/7 — 7 days a week

GRIDSERVE Electric Forecourt, Edison Way, Great Notley, Essex, CM77 7AP