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Electric vehicle charging

Electric vehicle charging

Why not charge your electric vehicle while parking in Chesterfield?

We have electric vehicle (EV) charge points available at the following car parks:

Soresby Street (pay on exit)

  • Network: Chargemaster Polar Plus
  • Charging points: 1 point, space exclusive for EV
  • Type: Rapid Charge
  • Connection: Type 2 Socket, CHAdeMO, DC Combo Type 2  

Find out more about Soresby Street car park.

St Mary's Gate (pay and display)

  • Network: Chargemaster Polar Plus
  • Charging points: 8  (2 spaces exclusive for EV, 6 mixed use)
  • Type: Fast Charge
  • Connection: Type 2 Socket

Find out more about St Mary's Gate car park.

Durrant Road (pay and display)

  • Network: Chargemaster Polar Plus
  • Charging points: 8  (2 spaces exclusive for EV, 6 mixed use)
  • Type: Fast Charge
  • Connection: Type 2 Socket

Find out more about Durrant Road car park.

Saltergate multi-storey car park (pay on exit)

  • Network: Ecotap
  • Charging points: 6 spaces, exclusive for EV
  • Type: Rapid Charge
  • Connection: Type 2 Socket

Find out more about Saltergate car park.


Payment for EV charging is made direct to the charging network at their current price per kW. You need to be registered and have an active account with Polar Plus or Ecotap before using the charging points.  

You will also need to pay the usual pay and display or pay on exit car park fee.


You can check availability of charge points via the Polar Plus or Ecotap app on your phone. 

Please note that at St Mary's Gate and Durrant Road some of the charging points are at mixed use parking spaces that may be used by vehicles that are not using the charging points. 

Please move your EV to another available space once you have finished charging, to free up the space for other EV drivers that need to use it.

Misuse of exclusive EV bays

Parking spaces that are marked for the exclusive use of electric vehicles must not be used by petrol/diesel vehicles or EVs that are not parked there for charging. Parking enforcement officers will issue Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) to vehicles that are not correctly parked. Find out more.


Last updated on 05 November 2020