Bannau Brycheiniog, one of the UK’s oldest National Parks, embraces the future with 16 EV charge points

  • Bannau Brycheiniog National Park adds 16 EV charge points, funded by BMW UK partnership.
  • Points at Visitor Centre in Libanus and Craig-y-Nos Park for convenient access.
  • Supports sustainability, conservation efforts, milestone in UK National Parks’ EV infrastructure.

Bannau Brycheiniog embraces emobility with 16 EV charge points

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park has taken a significant step towards a greener future. BMW UK funded the recent installation of 16 EV charge points. This funding is part of its partnership with UK National Parks, known as Recharge in Nature. The aim is not only to improve the infrastructure for EV charging across the UK. It’s also to foster collaborative efforts in nature restoration and community impact projects.

These new charge points are now operational. They are strategically distributed throughout the park. The Visitor Centre in Libanus hosts half of the charge points. The other half are located at Craig-y-Nos Country Park. This placement ensures convenient access for EV drivers. It allows them to recharge while enjoying the natural beauty of the park. This beauty includes stunning mountains, flowing rivers, and diverse wildlife.

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This installation marks a significant milestone in the Recharge in Nature project. The broader goal is to make EV chargers available across all 15 of the UK’s National Parks. This promotion aims to support sustainable transportation and environmental conservation efforts.

Kevin Booker, IT Systems and Fleet Manager at Bannau Brycheiniog National Park said:

“Over 4 million people visit Bannau Brycheiniog National Park each year, and we know around 93 per cent of visits to UK National Parks are done so by car. It’s our responsibility to ensure the conservation of our beautiful Bannau Brycheiniog National Park and so we’re delighted to be able support zero emission car journeys while driving here.”

With the installation of these EV charge points, Bannau Brycheiniog National Park sets an example. It sets an example of sustainability and collaboration between automotive innovation and conservation efforts.

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