Six 350KW chargers are now available and conveniently located outside the city of Southampton. The new EV charging facilities will allow drivers to fully charge their vehicles in a matter of minutes. 

All Gridserve electric super hubs feature CCS connectors and one charger at Rownhams has both CCS and Chademo connectors, accepts contactless payment, and provides real-time status updates to several popular EV charging maps. The chargers are powered by 100% net zero carbon energy.

EV drivers will also be able to enjoy the various other services offered at Roadchef Rownhams eastbound, including complimentary Wi-Fi and access to the UK’s most popular hospitality and retail brands, such as Costa, McDonalds and WH Smith.

“This is another fantastic milestone for Roadchef and our partnership with Gridserve as we level up EV charging infrastructure across the country,” said Paul Comer, director of EV implementation at Roadchef. “This latest super-hub will provide much welcomed further access to charging facilities on the South Coast, the development of which are crucial to achieve the UK’s goal of becoming net zero by 2050.”

With over 70 high-power chargers, over 40 Gridserve medium power chargers, and 24 standalone AC chargers across 30 sites, Roadchef is at the forefront of upgrading and expanding the UK’s EV charging network. The motorway service area operator is contributing to the growing number of charging facilities in the UK with 59,590 electric vehicle charging points across the country, representing a 47% increase in the total number of charging devices since March 2023 according to Zap Map.