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You can charge them in more than 6,500 places around the UK

The numbers of new charging points around the UK is soaring at a rate of more than 600 a month. There are currently more than 18,000 connectors, across 10,000 devices in more than 6,500 locations.

It’s even possible to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats, with charging points at the visitor centres of both. There are even chargers in the Channel and Shetland Islands.

But the most important charger will always be your one at home. We reveal all on the next page.