Retailer Marks & Spencer has been granted planning permission to install eight electric vehicle charging bays at its Owlcotes Centre store.
Proposals approved by Leeds City Council planners this week include a substation enclosure and associated electrical equipment.
A planning statement submitted to the council by Marks & Spencer states: “The development is a key part of the move to a cleaner energy mix, and should be embraced by the local authority in these terms.”
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It argues the proposals are entirely consistent with the site’s established land use as a car park.The plans can be viewed here.
WLD reported in March that the council was installing 24 new plug-in vehicle fast charging bays in West Leeds.