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PROJECTS 

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINT INSTALLATION

Client: Tesco

Location: National

Value: £350,000+

Summary of works

Overview

• As part of its EV charging point roll-out programme, Tesco contracted 

   SEE Services to install a number of ‘Pod Point’ installations at a series 

   of its sites across the UK. 

• The project began in August and is scheduled for completion by the 

   end of 2019.  

• Tasks included advance site surveys to establish arrangements with 

   each store and assess local electrical and geographical requirements.

• Typical installations comprise a 7Kw Media Charger, twin 7Kw 

   Chargers and a 50Kw Rapid Charger.

Pre-start

• Advance survey of individual stores to ascertain best location, taking into account client guidelines and requirements

• Assess best suited EV charging point installation for each site

• Survey of redundancy at electrical mains intake position

• Confirm car park bay locations

• Positioning of containment routes and cable runs

• Agreeing plans and working arrangements with local store  management

• Engaging third party contractors regarding alterations to the mains  panel boards

• Liaise with equipment and product suppliers

• Establish specialist access equipment requirements

Project delivery

• Install various types of CMS (Containment Management Services), such as cable trays and trunking

• Fit fused switches at mains supply source

• Set-up and install local feeder pillars in car parks with local mains positions built-in to ensure safety protection to local EV charging points

• Install sub-main cabling to local feeder pillar positions

• Install sub-circuit cables to each of the charging pods

• Set up and install Charging Pods and appropriate ‘bump’ barriers

• Carry out relevant NICEIC testing

• Compile documentation relating to works

• Hand-over to Tesco personnel