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Electric vehicle charging points

Details of locations for electric vehicle charging points in East Renfrewshire.

East Renfrewshire Council now offers free electric vehicle charging and free parking at a network of Plugged in Places around East Renfrewshire.

Parking is free while charging at these points.  Electricity is also free.

The council has received grants from Transport Scotland with a value of over £78,000 to install these Electric Vehicle charging points as part of our efforts to reduce carbon emissions and environmental impacts across East Renfrewshire.  It also aims to promote a more sustainable driving culture to it's residents.

There are a total of 5 charging outlets operated by the council. Their locations are listed in the following table:

Locations of electric vehicle charge points in East Renfrewshire. East Renfrewshire electric vehicle charging points
SupplyLocation InformationTypeCharge Speed

Mary Young Place, 12A Main Street, Busby, G76 8DU

Car park opposite the Cartvale Pub.

 7kW; 1-Phase AC; Type 2 Mannekes (IEC62196)

Fast Charging

Kingston Rd, 37A High Street, Neilston, G78 3HJ

Neilston Rail Station Park and Ride - car parking next to rail station.

7kW; 3-Phase AC; Type 2 Mannekes (IEC62196)

Fast Charging

Rouken Glen Rd, Giffnock, G46 7EG

Parking lay-by behind Shell Filling Station - entrance to Glenbank Court

50kW; DC; JEVS G105 (CHAdeMO) DC

Rapid Charging

Eastwood Park, 46 Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 7JS

East Renfrewshire council car park, Eastwood Headquarters

22kW; 3-Phase AC; Type 2 Mannekes (IEC62196)

Fast Charging

Water Rd, Barrhead, G78 1SW

211 Main Street - Barrhead Foundry

22kW; 1-Phase AC; Type 2 Mannekes (IEC62196)

Fast Charging

A PDF of their locations and additional details can be found here:

A swipe card is needed to activate the chargers.  If you require a swipe card, you can obtain one by registering with Charge your Car Ltd where you can purchase a lifetime card for £20 per annum.

If you have any comments regarding the charging facilities, or experience problems with any of the charging points, please contact:

  • Charge Your Car Ltd's 24 Hour Helpline: 0191 26 50 500

EV charge maps

Interactive maps of EV charge points across the UK can be found at:


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