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How to charge with ubitricity in the UK

Lamppost and bollard charge points are not just an innovative solution to bring electricity to everyone, everywhere, but also extremely easy to use. Find out how simple it is to charge your EV at ubitricity lamp post charge points and bollards in just four steps.


Locate one of our charge points

Find one of more than 5,000 ubitricity charge points using your favorite EV roaming app like Shell Recharge or our interactive map.


Use your
type 2 cable

Park next to the lamp post and take your standard type 2 charging cable. You can recognize the ubitricity charge points from the signs fixed to the lamp post.

Find your nearest ubitricity lamppost charge point 


Start the charging session with DirectAccess or the Shell Recharge app

To make the use of our charge points as easy as possible, we offer two access variants – both require no subscription, contract or monthly cost!


Simply scan the QR code with your mobile device and follow the instructions on the intuitive site.

Shell Recharge:

Use the Shell Recharge app to start your charging immediately, using your phones GPS signal.  


Benefit from our transparent billing and payment processes

Every charging process is billed based on the kilowatt hours you have used.

If you use the Shell Recharge App, all payment processes are handled via the app. If you use DirectAccess, payment is carried out via your credit card.

Please note that local parking fees may apply additionally.

Learn more about our pricing 

Shell Recharge – access one of Europe’s biggest charging network

As part of the Shell Group, our charge points are one of Europe’s biggest charging network. The Shell Recharge App helps you to find your nearest lamppost charge point alongside more than 250,000 other charge points in 35 countries.

App highlights: 

  • Easily find available charging stations across Europe.
  • Filter charge points according to your EV and charging capacity.
  • Display estimated prices for charging sessions in advance.
  • Pay via the App