Q-Park Launch Manchester’s Largest Urban Charging Hub

Manchester’s Largest Urban Charging Hub

Q-Park are delighted to announce the launch of Manchester’s Largest Urban Charging Hub within Q-Park Deansgate North taking them to over 100 EV Charging Points in one of the UK’s largest cities.

Q-Park have operated the 455 space facility since 2017 after being heavily involved in the design and construction of this unique facility located underneath the new Embankment development. The car park is a short distance away from Manchester Arena, The Arndale Centre and Manchester Victoria Station. The facility is included within an ever-growing presence that Q-Park have in the City of the Bees where they operate 7 parking facilities comprising of nearly 3,000 parking spaces.

Q-Park are currently investing over £3m in the UK and Ireland on the rollout of over 600 electric vehicle charging points across their portfolio of parking facilities. Installations commenced last year and included the modernisation of the existing charging infrastructure with the latest state-of-the-art hardware. On completion of this significant deployment programme, discussions will start on future phases with Q-Park eager to remain at the forefront of electric charging in the parking market. The industry leading results of this project have been shown with Q-Park recently winning the ‘Best EV Chargepoint Provider Award’ at the EVolution Awards 2023.

Q-Park closely monitor EV adoption to ensure that the installation plan is able to meet the customer demands for charging. Manchester currently comprises of nearly 25% of the charging sessions across the whole of the UK so Q-Park felt action was needed swiftly to increase supply. After increasing the supply there are now over 100 EV Charging Points available in Manchester including:

The new charging infrastructure includes the latest in contactless payment technology which were initially installed and commissioned prior to the new Government legislation being announced.

John Denton, Head of Commercial at Q-Park UK commented ‘We are absolutely delighted to now have over 100 EV Charging Points in Manchester City including 41 at Q-Park Deansgate North, Manchester’s Largest Urban Charging Hub. The speed at which we have installed more based on their overwhelming popularity clearly demonstrates how Q-Park are right at the forefront of the parking industry when it comes to EV Charging.’

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Q-Park is notable for its quality approach and has a portfolio comprising over 3,300 parking facilities with more than 640,000 parking spaces in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, France, Ireland, and Denmark.