- GRIDSERVE opens Post Office® at Norwich Electric Forecourt®
- The facility is available seven days a week for visitors
- Post Office® joins Costa Coffee, WHSmith and M&S Food on the site
A new Post Office® has opened at GRIDSERVE’s Electric Forecourt® in Norwich, Norfolk – a state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging facility located at Broadland Gate Business Park, just off the A47. Available seven days a week, the Post Office® will be available from 09:00 to 17:30 on weekdays, 09:00 – 14:30 on Saturdays and 09:00 – 12:00pm on Sundays with visitors able to use service such as posting letters and parcels to banking and paying bills.
The Post Office® joins an array of on-site facilities and retail offerings including 36 electric vehicle chargers available 24/7, Costa Coffee, WHSmith, M&S Food, a waiting lounge with free superfast Wi-Fi, high-end washrooms, a kid’s area, and bookable business meeting room pods. The Electric Forecourt® is not only a state-of-the-art charging facility but also a community hub where everyone is welcome.
The Electric Forecourt® is designed to help make the process of switching to electric vehicles as simple and straightforward as possible for everyone. The upper floor of the building above the chargers showcases the latest electric vehicles and there are multiple digital screens that help people learn about the benefits of making the switch. With more than 200 models now on the market – many of which are available to lease directly through GRIDSERVE. EV curious customers can now test drive a range of EVs at the Electric Forecourt®, all in one place with on-site team of experts on hand, to help provide people with the confidence to make the transition to an all-electric future.
Chris Ward, General Manager at GRIDSERVE Norwich Electric Forecourt® said: “We are thrilled to be opening the new Post Office® at our Electric Forecourt® which provides the local community access to vital services. Everyone is welcome whether they have an electric vehicle or not as our Electric Forecourt® in Norwich is not only designed around the needs of electric vehicle drivers, but also here to deliver the best possible customer experience, offering world-class retail and customer services.”
GRIDSERVE opened its second Electric Forecourt® in Norwich in April 2022, as part of its plans to roll out more than 100 Electric Forecourts® across the UK. The site is amongst the most advanced EV charging facilities in the world and enables 36 EVs to be charged simultaneously, with High Power chargers that can deliver up to 350 kW of charging power, capable of adding 100 miles of charge in less than 10 minutes.
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About GRIDSERVE (www.gridserve.com)
GRIDSERVE is a tech-enabled sustainable energy business whose purpose is to deliver sustainable energy and move the needle on climate change. It has pioneered a Sun-to-Wheel ecosystem that includes the most advanced hybrid solar + battery farms, award-winning electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and a customer-centric electric vehicle leasing platform.
GRIDSERVE is transforming the EV charging experience and accelerating the decarbonisation of transport with the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway charging network that is supplied by net zero carbon energy. The GRIDSERVE Electric Highway is a national public charging infrastructure covering 85% of the UK’s motorway service areas and some of the UK’s busiest retail destinations. The latest additions to the network include Electric Forecourts® at Braintree and Norwich and an ever-growing number of Electric Super Hubs with 6 to 12 350kW-capable High Power Chargers.
GRIDSERVE is interested in connecting with people and businesses interested in leasing electric vehicles, project developers, landowners, land agents, local authorities, and multiple other potential partners who share our vision in collaborating across all the critical power infrastructure markets we operate in, including Electric Forecourts®, hybrid solar farms and remote power solutions.