Electric Vehicle Charging Facilities


The Town Council has two Open Charge POD Point electric vehicle charging points available for local residents and visitors alike in its Main Beach car park, and one in its Mermond Place car park. These are the first public electric vehicle charging points to be installed in the Purbeck area:

Charging Points and Electric Vehicles UK - Zap Map


There are four x 7kW charging bays available in Main Beach car park, and two in Mermond Place car park.


The POD Points are called ‘Paul-Neil’ and ‘Kate-Ruth (Main Beach), and 'Eddy-June' (Mermond Place).




   Each bay has a 'Type 2' universal socket.


   It costs 35p per kWh.





A valid parking ticket must be purchased whilst vehicles are charging, and there is a maximum permitted stay of four hours (Main Beach), and two hours (Mermond Place) in the marked charging bays.


Please follow the links below for further information and charging instructions:

Use the Open Charge POD Point App to start charging and see live availability.

Visit POD Point's website for further instructions on how to use Open Charge points.