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EV charging projects pipeline

Updated August 2023

Here’s the latest on charging point projects on the ground – and future plans and funding bids. 

Dedicated Be.EV taxi and private hire charging points

We're introducing 60 new rapid charging points dedicated for EV private hire vehicle (PHV) and hackney vehicles.

The first charging points are now available to use as part of the Be.EV charging network.

To use them, you’ll need to be: 

  • licensed by one of the ten Greater Manchester local authorities 

  • registered as a Be.EV taxi scheme member 

We chose the locations following feedback from the trade. We have two charging points being installed in 28 of the locations, with one charging point being installed in 4 of the locations (Beeley Street, Kershaw Street, Turnpike House and Waterloo Street).  

Be.EV taxi and private hire charging points sites now operational:  


  • Eagle Street car park

  • Back Willows Lane car park


  • Foundry Street car park – Bury Town Centre

  • Whitefield Metrolink Park and Ride car park

  • Trinity Street car park – Bury Town Centre


  • China Town car park – Manchester

  • Thurloe Street car park – Rusholme, Manchester

  • Harling Road (on street) Sharston Industrial Area – Wythenshawe


  • Peel Street car park – Chadderton

  • Waterloo Street car park – Oldham Town Centre

  • Kershaw Street – Shaw


  • High Street car park – Rochdale Town Centre

  • Eastview car park – Middleton, Rochdale

  • Taylor Street car park – Heywood, Rochdale


  • Hankinson Way car park – Pendleton, Salford

  • John William Street car park – Eccles, Salford

  • Church Street car park – Swinton

  • Turnpike House car park – Eccles


  • Lomas Street car park – Edgeley, Stockport

  • Torkington Park car park – Hazel Grove, Stockport

  • Newbridge Lane car park – Stockport Town Centre


  • Mulberry Street car park – Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside

  • Union Street car park – Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside

  • Beeley Street car park – Hyde, Tameside


  • The Quadrant car park – Old Trafford, Trafford

  • Victoria Place – Trafford Park, Trafford

  • Ashfield Road (on street) – Sale, Trafford


  • Loire Drive car park – Robin Park, Wigan

  • Town Hall car park – Leigh, Wigan

  • Chatsworth Street Pemberton car park – Wigan

Be.EV taxi and private hire charging point sites under construction at:


  • Egerton Street car park – Farnworth


  • Waterloo Street, Manchester city centre

Check back for updates as the rest of the charging points go live in coming months.

Be.EV taxi membership scheme and exclusive taxi and PHV charging points

Greater Manchester-licensed taxi and PHV drivers can now join a free membership scheme to get reduced rates when using one of 60 new Greater Manchester taxi and private hire Be.EV rapid chargers. 

The Be.EV network

Greater Manchester's publicly owned charging points are included in the Be.EV network.

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