Decision details

Decision Maker: Assistant Director (Building & Public Realm)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


MER are the owners and suppliers of the electric charge points at Orwell Place, Dovercourt. The decision is made to enter into a 15 year agreement for them to provide the handling service for transactions and ongoing care and maintenance of the equipment. Paying Tendring District a percentage of profit once all expenses have been deducted..


To enter into a 15 year licence agreement for MER to provide a fully funded electric vehicle charge points at Orwell Place Car Park, Dovercourt.

Alternative options considered:

In option 1 TDC would acquire the charge point machines and be responsible for all of the costs, MER would operate the devices on behalf of TDC, retaining a fee as a percentage of takings.
In option 2 MER would retain ownership of the devices and would operate them on their on behalf, paying to TDC a licence fee of a percentage of profit once all expenses have been deducted.

Publication date: 10/07/2024

Date of decision: 09/07/2024

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