Source London network

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Source London is the regional network of EV charge points covering England’s capital, operated by Bolloré Group on behalf of local councils in the area.

Those who want to join the network need to sign up with an account before they can access Source London charge points. Once registration is complete, points can be operated via RFID card with supporting functions via the Source London website and app.

Source London charge points have a two slightly different pricing structures depending on whether the customer subscribes to the network or would prefer to use it occasionally. Rapid chargers have a connection fee and then price per kWh used, while fast charge points have a cost per minute fee.

How much does the Source London network cost?

Source London – Full

Membership cost:
£4 per month

Cost per charge:
Rapids£1.80 session fee +
30p per kWh

Fast 7kW and 3kW units –
3.6p per minute

Source London – Flexi

Membership cost:
£10 one-off fee

Cost per charge:
Rapids£1.80 session fee +
30p per kWh

Fast 7kW and 3kW units –
5.9p per minute

Source London – legacy

Old Source London points are free to use
for those with an RFID card to access them.

 

How to use the Source London network

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Access to the Source London network is made via RFID card. Charge points on the network can be reserved online using the app or Source London website.

Finding Source London points on Zap-Map

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All Source London points can be found on Zap-Map by using the network filter. This can be used on the desktop and mobile apps, and displays only those points available to use by Source London customers and customers of associated networks.

Charging types and speeds can be filtered too, showing only those points that are compatible with users’ cars.

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Accessing points on other networks

Source London’s points are only accessible by network customers. Likewise, customers of other networks are not able to use Source London points without first either subscribing, or paying the Flexi pay-as-you-go fee.

Some legacy Source London points are operated by Chargemaster, which means that Polar network customers are able to access older units.
 
 

About Source London

There are around 900 Source London charge points on Zap-Map, with more than 1,100 connectors available for network customers. The network has substantial coverage within the M25 and especially in central London. The group running Source London have announced significant expansion plans for the next year or so too.

Set up by Transport for London and then Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Source London was one of a number of regional networks established to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles.

 


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