Electric Car Owners Can Now 'Pull Up and Plug In' in London Boroughs

The scheme costs £17 to join with a refundable £50 deposit for the yellow power cables.

Published: 31-Jan-2008

THE days of filling up on the forecourt could be numbered after Islington became only the second borough in London to install roadside charging points for electric cars.

Two new bays - the first in the capital outside Westminster - were unveiled on Tuesday in Highbury Crescent, Highbury, and Tufnell Park Road, Tufnell Park.

Now green drivers can simply pull up and plug in, and subscribers to the new pilot could soon be using pay-as-you-go top-up cards if the scheme is a success.

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