Home Electric Vehicle Charging

Lightplay Electrical can supply and install a wide range of EV chargers under the Home domestic OLEV scheme (current price £350 inc VAT off installation)

All chargers supplied by us carry a 3 year manufactures warranty and are installed to current regulations by Approved NICEIC qualified electricians.

With a wide range of choice, colours and technical specifications, Lightplay can assist in providing guidance throughout. From choice of EV charger, right through to help administering the OLEV grant.

With the benefits of buying electric (hybrid) vehicles now well documented, cheaper running costs, zero emissions and increased milage range, electric vehicles are here to stay.

If you’re thinking about buying electric, let Lightplay help you move towards a low carbon future.

OLEV Government Grant for Home:

With governments around the world keen to reduce the carbon footprint from vehicle emissions, here in the UK you can claim a government grant towards the cost of your EV charger installation.

Only OLEV approved installers can pass this cost on and as a registered installer, Lightplay Electrical can help you through the process from start to finish.

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) grant allows customers to claim up to 75% off the cost of installation and equipment. Currently, this is capped at £350 inc VAT.

The OLEV grant, also known as the Electric Vehicle Home Charge Scheme (EVHS), allows the home owner to claim for two vehicles per household. The criteria to claim for this is as follows;

  • You own ands electric vehicle, have ordered one or have an electric lease vehicle
  • You’ve acquired the vehicle after 2016
  • Your property has a driveway / garage where the vehicle can be charged
  • The installation date is less the 4 months ahead of the vehicle deliver date or the start date of intended use
  • You intend to keep the vehicle for 6 months or longer after date of purchase

For further information please check the guide lines issued by OLEV.

If you meet the above criteria then feel free to get in touch.

Check your eligibility

Fill in form and we will let you know if you are eligible for OLEV grant.

    Woud you like to apply for the OLEV grant

    Have you ordered a car that is due to arrive in the next 4 months? Or do you already own an electric vehicle?

    Did you purchase the electric vehicle after the 1st October 2016

    Do you intend to keep the vehicle for 4 months or longer from the date you took ownership

    Do you have private off street parking

    Our process

    Send us your interest

    Let us check your eligibility

    Consult our Specialist

    Book a date for installation

    Our charging point technology works with

    EV FAQ

    Please check About Home OLEV to see if you qualify. Click Here

    Yes this would be possible but you would not be eligible for the discount.

    Normally 3 – 4 hrs – dependent on difficulty of installation.

    We do offer a free remote site survey. Upon registering interest, you will be sent a questionnaire which can be easily filled using a phone or iPad. The process is simple and the software walks you through the document requirements step by step.

    This information is required by OLEV it also allows us to assess the installation. A quote can often be generated from the information provided.

    In the event that more information is required, we may request a short video or further pictures of the installation.
    If preferred, a full site survey by an Engineer can also be arranged. This will be chargeable work, but it can then be offset against the installation cost if you decide to proceed.

    * For Work Place EV charging queries please get in touch and we will endeavour to answer any questions that you may have.


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