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Map references

Supercharge.info map - Detailed site location information for existing and upcoming Superchargers for which there is firm evidence (planning or construction). Click on markers for detailed site information; for recent updates refer to the Changes tab.

Get notifications on supercharger.info’s UK changes via https://twitter.com/supercharge_uk (turn on feed alerts) - thanks to @scottrobertson

TOUK Google map - Existing and upcoming Superchargers accurate to postcode level plus additional layers for more speculative site locations.

Marker links in the tables below also reference Tesla's map.

PlugShare’s supercharger list - Tesla and PlugShare have a unique partnership and all Supercharger locations are locked against edits. Locations in construction are usually ‘hidden’ until Tesla asks for them to be public. It is not unusual for locations to appear ‘live’ on PlugShare a few days before Tesla’s own site has been updated.

Planning authorities for Motorway Service Areas (MSAs) - a list of local authorities responsible for authorising planning applications relevant to each service area. These can be used as a way to researching the history or new plans at a service area.

Sites which have opened since Jan 2021

Date openedSupercharger (Tesla marker)Supercharge.info
map reference
Target openingLocation (target marker location comments) & notesRef.
26/02/21King's LynnKing's Lynn, UKQ3 2021 (early)Dragonfly Hotel (close to indicative marker). Note visitors need to register at the hotel to avoid a potential parking fine (contact the hotel in the first instance if this happens) [8 x V3 250 kW]#2,786 (27/02/21)
19/03/21Nottingham - Loughborough RoadNottingham (SC), UKQ1 2021 (on schedule)West Bridgford SC (<1.5 mi from indicative target marker). 4 stalls commissioned in March; remaining 4 in place mid June but power issues reported. Full commissioning of all 8 stalls complete by start of July.
[8 x V3 250 kW]
#2,830 (19/03/21)
#3,399
(07/07/21)
26/03/21Mansfield - East Midlands Designer OutletMansfield - East Midlands Designer Outlet, UKNot previously listedEast Midlands Designer Outlet (no known previous marker) [8 x V3 250 kW]#2,865 (26/03/21)
31/03/21UxbridgeUxbridge, UKQ1 2021 (on schedule)Ground Floor, intu Uxbridge Shopping Centre (The Chimes) (close to indicative marker) [12 stall: V2 150 kW]#2,923
(04/04/21)
01/04/21AdderstoneAdderstone, UKQ1 2021 (virtually on schedule)Target marker ("Berwick") was at Berwick-upon-Tweed, actual location is at Adderstone Services / Purdy Lodge Hotel, 16 miles southeast along A1. Originally 8 stalls were constructed but then dug up and reconfigured to 6 [6 x V3 250 kW]#2,899 (01/04/21)
01/04/21LeicesterLeicester, UKQ2 2021 (on schedule)Commissioned but unavailable on 1st April, first charge on 2nd April. Note limited opening times: Nav reports 06:00 - 00:00, Fosse Park says car park closes around 11 p.m. from 12/04/21. Located at Fosse Park West, 2.5 mi from target marker (which has become Leicester West, near LFE services) [8 x V3 250 kW]#2,911
(02/04/21)
28/04/21Flint MountainFlint Mountain, UKQ2 2021 (on schedule)OYO Mountain Park Hotel, Flint, Wales (target marker was <1 mi away in Flint Mountain Village) [8 x V3 250 kW]#3,032
(28/04/21)
30/04/21RugbyRugby, UKQ2 2021 (on schedule)Moto Rugby Services (target marker was 3 mi away in Rugby town centre). Available as planned as part of the opening of the new service area [12 x V3 250 kW]#3,050 (30/04/21)
28/05/21CardiffCardiff (SC), UKQ2 2021 (on schedule)Cardiff SC (target marker was ~5 mi away in Cardiff city centre) [8 x V3 250 kW]#3,204 (28/05/21)
28/06/21TrumpingtonTrumpington - Cambridge, UK2022 (early)Trumpington Park & Ride, Great Chesterford. Tesla's indicative marker was a notional location in the centre of Cambridge but retained the Great Chesterford name in the url link; a previous Great Chesterford marker had a target opening of 2020.
[12 x V3 250 kW]
#3,335 (28/06/21)
30/06/21AberystwythAberystwyth, UKQ2 2021 (on schedule)Park Lodge Hotel, Aberystwyth (indicative marker was in town centre). At start of 2021 target was Q3 2021 so site opened ahead of schedule by that measure.
[6 x 250 kW]
#3,360 (01/07/21)
30/06/21TrenthamTrentham, UKQ4 2021 (early)Trentham Estate shopping village (at location indicated by Tesla's target marker). [8 x V3 250 kW]#3,355 (30/06/21)
27/08/21CamborneCamborne, UKNot previously listed*Cornwall College campus (on the A30 between Redruth and Camborne). *Nearest marker is Newquay ~15 mi away (see below).
[8 x V3 250 kW]
#3,549 (27/08/21)
11/09/21SevenoaksSevenoaks, UKQ3 2021 (on schedule)Donnington Manor Hotel near the junction of the M25 & M26 (Tesla's indicative marker was nearby in town centre). Prior to April 2021 target was Q2 2021 so site opening behind schedule by that measure. [8 x V3 250 kW]#3,579 (11/09/21)

Sites which have expanded/upgraded since Jan 2021

Date openedSuperchargerPrevious SpecNew SpecRef.
01/04/21Canary Wharf4 stall / 130 kW12 stall: 8 x V3 250 kW and 4 x V2 150 kW. Relocated to a different floor in the same car park.#2907
(01/04/21)
25/06/21Bristol-Cribbs Causeway2 stall / 130 kW14 stall: 12 x V3 250 kW and 2 x V2 130 kW (power of V2 stalls TBC). New stalls adjacent to existing pair.#3285;
#3340 (29/06/21)
19/08/21Exeter8 stall / 150 kW12 stall: 8 x V2 150 kW and 4 x V3 250 kW. May be temporary/seasonal (additional stalls are in pairs on portable bases).#3,446 (26/07/21)
#3,533
(19/08/21)


Upcoming Sites from Tesla.com/permits/construction/awaiting commission (please don’t add unconfirmed rumours)​

The tables below show proposed sites listed on Tesla's website (Tesla Superchargers in the United Kingdom), grouped by Tesla's Target Opening date. Historically these have been approximate in terms of both location and timing; some markers may end up being removed. Since January 2021, Tesla have indicated the target site information will be updated quarterly.

Additional sites not on Tesla's list are also included: if construction has started they are listed in the first table below, other sites (typically where planning requests have been submitted) are listed separately at the end.

Tesla have a separate list of proposed Service Centres on their website (Tesla Service Centers [sic] in United Kingdom), many of which end up with Superchargers. These are included as additional sites if they are not captured by Tesla's proposed Supercharger list but there is evidence (planning or construction) of Superchargers being installed.
Links in the Local Name column open the supercharge.info map centred on the site location marker. Click the marker for more information.

Q3 2021​


MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
DerbyDerbion shopping centreTBCUnder Construction [Not on Tesla Map]. 12x V2 on 4th floor of the Derbion shopping centre car park.#3,518 (19/08/21)
Farnham / Hog's BackHog's Back Hotel & SpaTBCUnder Construction [Not on Tesla Map]. 8x V3 at the Hog's Back Hotel & Spa (on the A31 midway between Farnham and Guildford). Looks complete but awaiting grid connection as of 01-Sep.#3,375 (02/07/21)
#3,556 (01/09/21)
Flimwell ParkFlimwell Park woodland centreTBCUnder Construction [Not on Tesla Map]. 6x V3 at Flimwell Park development: mixed-use woodland centre on A268 near junction with A21, East Sussex. Tombstones in place, expect to be available once restaurant/visitor facilities open.#3,601 (17/09/21)
NorwichGridserve Norwich EastTBC (Job postings for WH Smith’s point at Q3 2021)Broadland Council
[“Full Approval” - 18/09/20]
Under Construction [Not on Tesla Map]. 8x V3. Wider site work started in April 2021. Foundations for 2x charger cabinets & 8x V3 Supercharger stalls delivered in August 2021. Opening will presumably await completion of all site construction work.#3400 (07/07/21)
#3,590 (14/09/21)

Q4 2021​


MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
BelfastQ4 2021Marker is not in the town centre, nor a road junction - it's in a public carpark close to the M3/A12 junction. Real or fluke? Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in September 2021.
BirchMoto Birch WestboundQ4 2021Rochdale Council
[Grant subject to conditions
02/09/20]
10x V3 and 6 Ecotricity. In Jan 2021 Tesla had two Birch markers with identical locations midway between the separate eastbound/westbound service areas. One marker was removed in April 2021 but it would make sense for both service areas to be target locations. Target date moved from Q2 to Q3 in April and Q3 to Q4 in August 2021. No activity on site as of 12-Aug.#1582 (29/07/21)
#3485
(12/08/21)
FerndownQ4 2021This is an odd one. The marker is a long way away from Ferndown - it's hard to see why you'd put a marker there if you were told to put it on Ferndown, nor why you would call it Ferndown if you had decided to put a marker there. There is a pub with small carpark at the location of the marker, but it feels more like a mistake than a real location. Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in April 2021.
FleetWelcome Break Fleet SouthboundQ4 2021Constructed in September 2017Awaiting Commission (Sept 2017)
x12 V2. Marker precisely locates the well-known built but inactive superchargers in the southbound services. Rumoured to be held up by power supply issues. New tombstone covers added in Feb 2021 are thought to be purely cosmetic. Target date moved from 2022 to Q4 2021 in August 2021.
#2751
(16/02/21)
PlymouthQ4 2021Marker location looks notional: in the middle of the city area on the Manadon Roundabout. See also Gridserve Plymouth Centre in table below which is thought to be a separate site. Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in September 2021.
ReadingReading Service CentreQ4 2021Reading Borough Council
[“Give consent” - 19/01/21]
Preferred SUC and substation location indicated on Service Centre signage planning application document (Site Signage - P3). Note Tesla map has a separate marker for a planned service centre, so the Supercharger marker could be a reference to another site (see Reading - Burghfield, below).
No activity spotted in Q2 2021; target date moved from Q2 to Q4 in August 2021.
#2666 (07/01/21)
RownhamsRownhams Northbound ServicesQ4 2021Test Valley Council
[“PERMISSION subject to conditions & notes” - 16/04/21]
12x V3 and 10 Ecotricity. Target date changed in April 2021 (previously Q2 2021). Target date changes: Q2 to Q3 (April 2021); Q3 to Q4 (August 2021).#2607 (23/12/20)
TraffordThe Trafford CentreQ4 2021Trafford Council
["Approve with Conditions" - 16/08/21]
Under Construction: 18x V3 shown in planning application docs, submitted in May, for a temporary delivery hub & showroom sited in Regent 14 car park (Superchargers will be permanent and do not require planning permission).
(Tesla marker is on M60 junction right next to the Trafford Centre). Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in August 2021.
#3297 (15/06/21)
#3,578
(11/09/21)

Q1 2022​


MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
CroydonQ1 2022New marker added to map in April 2021, located in centre of Croydon (looks notional).
HeathrowQ1 2022Marker is at end of M4 Heathrow Airport spur. See also Heston, below. Target date changes: Q3 to Q4 2021 (April 2021) then to Q1 2022 (August 2021).
LiverpoolQ1 2022Marker is on "Liverpool Shopping Park", Edge Lane. Looks like a real location, but close enough to being a 'town centre' marker that this could be a fluke. Target date moved from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022 in August 2021.
StratfordQ1 2022Marker location looks notional: in the middle of the Stratford area in east London, just north of Stratford International rail station. Target date moved from Q3 2021 to Q1 2022 in August 2021.

Q2 2022​


MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
ExeterMoto Exeter ServicesQ2 2022Marker is on the Moto service area. Zap-Map press release all but confirms this will be joint venture with Ecotricity [suspect 12 x V3]. Target date moved from Q4 2021 to Q2 2022 in August 2021.#3,038
28/04/21
WinchesterWinchester Service CentreQ2 2022 (likely to be sooner)Under construction. Groundwork to install a new SSE substation and trenching at Tesla's SC appears to indicate reported difficulties securing planning permission and/or working out how to get power to the site appear to have been overcome (Sep 2021). Likely 8x V3 (TBC).
Marker is a notional location in the city centre, added to map in April 2021; target date moved from Q1 2022 to Q2 2022 in August 2021.
#3,342 (29/06/21)
#3,563
(08/09/21)
#3,589 (14/09/21)

2022​


MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
Brighton2022A Brighton marker has existed for many years (in 2017-18 the target date was "by end 2018"). Many have dreamed only to see their hopes dashed: be wary of being seduced by unconfirmed rumours in this much longed-for location.
East Leeds2022Possible candidates: Extra Skelton Lake Services, a new Doncaster Service Centre or Thorpe Park development. Thorpe Park includes a new East Leeds train station and is adjacent to the planned East Leeds Orbital road, matching the Tesla marker name and is <1 mi from marker. 190 EV car parking spaces coming to multi story - no network names mentioned.
Target date changes: Q2 to Q3 2021 (April 2021) then to 2022 (August 2021).
#2,875
(29/03/21)
FerrybridgeFerrybridge Services2022Nothing found and no activity at services (11-Apr)Marker is in the middle of a motorway junction, not the town centre nor the likely location at the Moto service area. Name gives it away really. Target date changes: Q2 to Q3 2021 (April 2021) then to 2022 (August 2021).#2,959
11/4/21
Hull2022Marker location looks notional: road junction near Kingston Retail Park. A previous Hull marker appeared in 2017 but was removed the following year.
Target date changes: Q3 to Q4 2021 (April 2021) then to 2022 (August 2021).
Kettering2022Marker is not in town centre - it's in a shopping estate adjacent A14 J9. Looks like a real location. See also Kettering - Barton Hall Hotel, below. Target date changes: Q3 to Q4 2021 (April 2021) then to 2022 (August 2021).
LeavesdenMercure Hunton Park Hotel2022Three Rivers District Council 19/0540/RSP & 21/1016/RSP
(Retrospective planning twice refused)
Marker is in the middle of Leavesden, some distance from the built-but-refused-planning Supercharger at Hunton Park. Target date pushed back from Q2 2021 to 2023 (April 2021) then brought forward to 2022 (August 2021), however a second retrospective planning application for the Hunton Park site was refused in August 2021.#1,560 (26/07/20)
#3,500 (14/08/21)
Milton Keynes2022This marker appears to have replaced one previously located at Newport Pagnell Services M1 Northbound. Looks like a notional location near the town centre. Target date changes: Q2 to Q3 2021 (April 2021) then to 2022 (August 2021).
Newquay2022Marker is at Trenance Holiday Park, likely just an indicative location. See also Redruth, above (~15 mi away). Target date moved from Q3 2021 to 2022 in August 2021, implying this is not a reference to the Redruth location (see above).
Oxford RedbridgeRedbridge Park and Ride2022Oxford Council
20/03145/FUL
[Approved 24/02/21]
x12 V3 with Fastned [set to be largest EV site in UK]. Cable laying for power supply underway as of August 2021 with hub expected to open in early 2022. Target date moved from Q4 2021 to 2022 in August 2021.#2,647 (05/01/21)
#3,574
(09/09/21)
Taunton2022Marker is east of the town, about 2 miles east of M5 Jct 25. Target date moved from Q4 2021 to 2022 in August 2021

Unknown​


LocationLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
Blandford HillBlandford Hill Eco HubTBCDorset Council
Ref P/FUL/2021/02622
["Under Officer Consideration"]
Tesla chargers mentioned on Naturalis Eco Hub development website although not explicitly indicated on planning drawings [Not on Tesla Map]#3,558 (02/09/21)
BromboroughGridserve BromboroughTBCTBCGridserve indicate planning has been submitted on their Bromborough web page (Aug 2021). Drawings show a layout including space for x8 "branded chargers", likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map].#3,486 (12/08/21)
GatesheadGridserve GatesheadTBCGateshead Council
[“Granted”- 30/04/21]
x4 “Branded chargers”, likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]#2609 (23/12/20)
Gatwick AirportGridserve GatwickTBCCrawley Council
[“No Objection" - 12/05/21”]
x8 “Branded chargers”, likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]#2,719 (03/02/21)
Nevendon (nr. Basildon)Gridserve NevendonTBCTBCGridserve indicate their intention to submit a planning application on their Nevendon web page (Aug 2021) including space for x4 "branded chargers", likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map].#3,508 (16/08/21)
Plymouth CentreGridserve PlymouthTBCPlymouth Council
Ref 21/01034/MOR
["Awaiting Decision"]
x4 “Branded chargers”, likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map].
Assumed to be additional to Tesla's marker (see Plymouth, above).
#3298 (14/06/21)
StevenageGridserve StevenageTBCStevenage Council
Ref 21/00536/FPM ["Awaiting Decision"]
x8 “Branded chargers”, likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]#3124 (14/05/21)
UckfieldGridserve UckfieldTBCWealdon Council
[“Approval” - 16/03/21]
x8 “Branded chargers”, likely Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]
GlasgowGlasgow Service CentreTBCGlasgow Council
[“Grant Subject to Condition(s)” - 29/09/20]
x8 Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]. Service Centre is now open with Superchargers expected to follow (but may be some time later/in 2022 according to a comment on the Superchargers app).#1653 &
#2565 (11/12/20)
GuildfordGuildford Service CentreQ3 2021 - Q1 2022 estimatex8 Superchargers planned according to a local source. Timing depends on power arrangements.#3187 (26/05/21)
HestonMoto Heston Westbound ServicesTBCHounslow Council
[Approved 08-Jan-21]
x10 Superchargers. Planning ref 01256/A/P68 resubmitted 03-Nov-20. [Not on Tesla Map - nearest marker is Heathrow]
Pease PottageMoto Pease Pottage ServicesTBCMid Sussex Council
[Approved 27/08/20]
x12 Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map - nearest marker is Brighton]#2842 (22/03/21)
Reading - BurghfieldMoto Reading Westbound Services2021West Berks Council
[Approved 02/09/2020]
x12 Superchargers. [Not on Tesla Map but close to Reading marker - see Reading, above]#1932 (07/09/20)
StaffordMoto Stafford Northbound ServicesTBCStafford Council 20/32527/FUL
[Granted 29/10/20]
x12 Superchargers [Not on Tesla Map]
ThurrockMoto Thurrock ServicesTBCThurrock Council
[Granted 28/08/20]
16x V3 and 10 Ecotricity. Former (removed Aug 21) Tesla Map marker had target date of Q2 2021 in Jan 2021, moved out to Q4 2021 in Apr 2021.#1581 (29/07/21)
BridgwaterBridgwater Gateway Business ParkTBCDeveloper plans ("detailed planning permission in place")Business park developer brochure includes a map showing space for Tesla Charging with 8 charging bays.
Marker, removed in August 2021, was located in town centre. Note Moto service area on M5 is nearby and alternative rumours link the marker to the Gravity business park development. Target date was changed in April 2021 (previously Q2 2021)
#3436 (16/07/21)
#2696
(21/01/21)
Kettering - Barton Hall HotelBarton Hall HotelTBCKettering Council
[Approved 13/12/2019]
x8 Superchargers. Barton Hall Hotel, Barton Road, Kettering, NN15 6SG. [Not on Tesla Map - nearest marker is Kettering]
Woodall - NorthboundWelcome Break Woodall ServicesTBC (2022?)Rotherham Council
[Granted 31/07/2018;
Expired 01/08/2021]
x32 Superchargers. [Not on Tesla Map - removed November 2019] Planning assumed to have expired end July 2021 (3 Years). Awaiting power supply upgrade, reportedly due to be completed in June 2022.#3570 (08/09/21)
Brighouse - NorthboundWelcome Break Hartshead MoorQ4 2021/ Never?Constructed in March 2017 but never commissionedPossible commissioning/construction ongoing. x8 V2 stalls. Rumoured to be halted by a wayleave issue for running power across the neighbouring golf course. Some excitement in Feb/March 2021 when new covers were placed over the rotting tombstones. Further activity spotted in Sep 2021 including new "EV only" signage and removal of two of the eight charger tombstones both northbound and southbound.
Tesla's Map marker was removed in January 2021, and briefly reinstated in August with a target date of Q4 2021 before disappearing again.
#2753 (18/02/21)
#3,616
(22/09/21)
Brighouse - SouthboundWelcome Break Hartshead MoorQ4 2021/ Never?Constructed in March 2017, never commissionedPossible commissioning/construction ongoing. x8 V2 stalls. See Brighouse Northbound.


Ireland​

Map references

Supercharge.info map - Detailed site location information for existing and upcoming Superchargers for which there is firm evidence (planning or construction). Click on markers for detailed site information; for recent updates refer to the Changes tab.

Marker links in the tables below also reference Tesla's map.

Sites which have opened since Jan 2021

Date openedSupercharger (Tesla marker)Supercharge.info
map reference
Target openingLocation (target marker location comments) & notesRef.
30/06/21CorkCork, UKQ4 2021 (ahead of schedule)Mahon Point Shopping Centre [4 x V3 250 kW]#3354 (30/06/21)

Upcoming sites from Tesla.com/permits/construction/awaiting commission

The table below shows proposed sites listed on Tesla's website (Tesla Superchargers in Ireland).

MarkerLocal NameTarget OpeningPlans/PermitNotesRef.
AthenryAthenry, IrelandQ1 2022Galway County Council
[“New Application” - 14/06/21]
Raheen Woods Hotel [8x V3]Supercharge.info (28/06/21)
Dublin SandyfordDublin, IrelandQ4 2021Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
["Grant Permission" - 24/06/21]
Dublin Service Centre [4x V3]. Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in August 2021.#1 (08/03/21)
EnfieldEnfield, IrelandQ4 2021Meath County Council (ref 21592) ["Permission - Conditional" - 20/05/21]Johnstown House Hotel [8x V3]. Target date moved from Q3 to Q4 in August 2021.#30 (08/04/21)
TraleeQ3 2021Notional marker location near town centre, added in August 2021.
 
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Work underway as at yesterday.

I did see a report that the Darts Farm site near Exeter is being expanded with 8 additional bays (not verified).
 
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This Electric article mentions Supercharger expansion at Birmingham Hopwood Park. The article speculates 12 more bays are being built but on another forum 5 charger crates were counted = 10 extra bays. Ironically the article is mainly about US Supercharger network expansion ahead of the release of the Model 3 which won't affect the UK for a couple more years, but the current spike in construction activity is great news for the UK Model S & X owners!

There is also construction activity at the Oxford Supercharger, where 5 crates (=10 extra bays) have been spotted.

Info for both of the above has been scraped from other forums, I haven't been able to check for myself.
 

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If any of you have had the misfortune of waiting for an hour for one of the 2 bays in Warrington you will be pleased to know that there is a replacement site in plan.

Tesla representative acknowledged the issue, said it was well documented and a new site was coming soon, with old site to be decommissioned. Will be interesting to see if that is at the Lymm interchange so serving M56 and M6 both directions, or closer to Wales which is very underserved at Chester services perhaps.
 

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If any of you have had the misfortune of waiting for an hour for one of the 2 bays in Warrington you will be pleased to know that there is a replacement site in plan.

Tesla representative acknowledged the issue, said it was well documented and a new site was coming soon, with old site to be decommissioned. Will be interesting to see if that is at the Lymm interchange so serving M56 and M6 both directions, or closer to Wales which is very underserved at Chester services perhaps.
The Warrington replacement is almost certainly Burtonwood Services M62 J8 site mentioned above, not quite as well positioned as Lymm to serve travel in all directions but 8 charger cabinets are apparently on site which will give much more capacity than the current 2 bay site. A bit of a detour for the route in to North Wales but Tesla do have another "coming soon" site on the A55. No news of any construction activity in that area though, so it could be a while; there is always the option to use Ecotricity chargers with a CHAdeMO adapter in the meantime.

In the past when travelling north from South Wales I have avoided Warrington in the expectation that I'd have to wait and/or share, making Hopwood and Keele a more reliable strategy so I'm happy that this new site will give me more route options.

I wonder if the Park Royal hotel will install destination chargers when the Superchargers are decommissioned? it would seem like a good location for such a set-up.
 

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Stopped at Newport Parnell services (South) and saw this. Looks like a 20 bay supercharger station to me..
Not sure what the silver cabinets are to the right.

Also stopped at the fleet services (North) and saw a similar number supercharger going through the final implementation steps.
 

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Stopped at Newport Parnell services (South) and saw this. Looks like a 20 bay supercharger station to me..
Not sure what the silver cabinets are to the right.

Also stopped at the fleet services (North) and saw a similar number supercharger going through the final implementation steps.
Thanks for the photo! As noted by WannabeOwner the Newport Pagnell Southbound Supercharger has 12 bays (see also Tesla's website). However, I have seen comments suggesting that there is enough cabling/space available for a future 12 bay expansion at this location.

The silver cabinets to the right are the Supercharger units which generate the DC charging current. The charging stalls (the white frames holding the charge cables) are fairly simple in comparison - essentially just cabling (and lighting for the Tesla logo). Each Supercharger cabinet can generate up to 120 kW DC; charging stalls are connected to cabinets in pairs and power is shared between them if two cars are charging at the same time. So at Newport Pagnell there will be 6 Supercharger cabinets (they are out in the open in this case there but at some locations they are hidden behind fencing).
 

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I have seen a report of four Supercharger crates (=8 bays) spotted at Welcome Break Keele - Northbound (M6 Stoke-on-Trent). No photos as yet, but it would make sense to complement the four bays already installed on the southbound side. Hopefully the southbound side will also be expanded in due course.
 

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I have seen a report of four Supercharger crates (=8 bays) spotted at Welcome Break Keele - Northbound (M6 Stoke-on-Trent). No photos as yet, but it would make sense to complement the four bays already installed on the southbound side. Hopefully the southbound side will also be expanded in due course.
 

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Another report, this time for Tebay Services Southbound (M6 south of Penrith): construction pretty advanced with 8 charging stalls already in place. Confirmed by a couple of pictures on another Tesla forum. Great location: plugs a gap on the west coast route to/from Scotland but also handy for visitors to the Lake District.
 

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The Warrington replacement is almost certainly Burtonwood Services M62 J8 site mentioned above, not quite as well positioned as Lymm to serve travel in all directions but 8 charger cabinets are apparently on site which will give much more capacity than the current 2 bay site. A bit of a detour for the route in to North Wales but Tesla do have another "coming soon" site on the A55. No news of any construction activity in that area though, so it could be a while; there is always the option to use Ecotricity chargers with a CHAdeMO adapter in the meantime.

In the past when travelling north from South Wales I have avoided Warrington in the expectation that I'd have to wait and/or share, making Hopwood and Keele a more reliable strategy so I'm happy that this new site will give me more route options.

I wonder if the Park Royal hotel will install destination chargers when the Superchargers are decommissioned? it would seem like a good location for such a set-up.

I sincerely hope they DO NOT decommission the Warrington SC's at Park Royal. They are perfectly placed for me, travelling from e.g. Manchester into Wales, and I am sure for the many others I see there. The new Burtonwood site is welcome for sure but would necessitate diverting through Liverpool.
 

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