At APCOA, we're committed to supporting the transition to electric mobility. Our mission is to make EV charging a seamless and enjoyable experience for our customers, and with hundreds of charging points located in major cities across the country, you're never far from a convenient charging solution.

Our charging points offer varying speeds to suit your needs, from on route charging to destination charging.  

Our user-friendly APCOA Connect App allows you to easily locate and pay for charging sessions, you can start and stop your session at any time directly via the App. Payment for Tesla chargers can be made directly on the Tesla App.

At selected locations we also offer connected charging services with ScanPay. ScanPay enables you to also make payments for your EV charging session swiftly through a simple QR code scan on your mobile device. 

If you have any questions or run into an issue our dedicated support team is available around the clock to assist you.  If you are not sure which cable to use or how to start a charging session, you can download our comprehensive EV guides to get you quickly started on your EV journey, or for more information, check out our FAQs section for answers to frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

You need to start the charging session via APCOA Connect. Please download the app and then begin by pressing Park/EV charge and search for the EV location code (located on the signage near the port).

In this instance, we would need to determine if you are charging using a phase 1 or a phase 3 cable. To charge at 22kw, a phase 3 cable would be required. The charge speed would also depend on the maximum charging power of your EV vehicle.

For further information on your vehicle charging speed please refer to the EV Database website.

Ensure you have begun the charging session via the APCOA Connect App. If you are still having issues, please call our helpline on 0345 222 1805 and notify the agent what number charge point you are using, our agent will troubleshoot or reset the machine.

Unfortunately, you would be unable to use an EV charging point at this time.


Please call our helpline number on 0345 222 1805 and notify the agent what number charge point you are using.

This could depend on what restrictions you have set on the app for your vehicle. Please check your app settings; you may have it set to charge during night hours or to stop charging once the battery reaches a certain capacity.

Firstly, close all vehicle doors and lock and unlock your vehicle, attempting to remove the cable with each action. If this does not work, please call our helpline on 0345 222 1805 and notify the agent what number charge point you are using, our agent will reset and unlock it for you.

If you are already charging, we will manually end the session for you to allow you to leave. The new update will ensure that you are charged within 24 hours for the power used. If you are not charging, we should only allow you to charge for free in an emergency or as a gesture of goodwill.

Please call the helpline on 0345 222 1805 and an agent will reset the machine.


Your vehicle can remain within the space once the vehicle is charged if the parking duration is paid.

EV Charging Locations

Help and Support

If you wish to speak to one of our customer service agents via live chat, please head to our contact us page by clicking here

Live chat is available between the hours of Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Alternatively, please call 0345 222 1805

APCOA Connect

APCOA Connect is our easy way to pay for parking and charging. 

Download the APCOA Connect App today

  Get it on Google Play  

EV Quick Start Guide

Download the APCOA Connect EV guide to get you quickly started on your EV journey.

For EV charging sessions using ScanPay, please download the ScanPay EV user guide.