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Q-Park and ESB partner to provide electronic charge points in Q-Park Clerys multi-story car park.
Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Q-Park and ESB ecars today announced the launch of electric car charge points in Q-Park Clerys multi-storey car park, in the heart of Dublin city centre. Q-Park Clerys multi-storey car park has set a new standard for car parking in Ireland with the launch of electric car charge points. This will enable motorists to charge their car while they are shopping, dining or carrying out business in the city centre. The charge points are part of the ESB charging infrastructure network which is being rolled out in retail parks, service stations as well as on-street and off street car parks and in the homes of electric car motorists.

Drivers can pre-book a designated electric car (ecar) parking space online www.q- or call 01 8788957. Q-Park does not charge for the electricity and if customers book online they can avail of the discounted parking charges as well as reserving the dedicated ecar parking space. Charge points are accessed by using an electronic card which electric car motorists receive from ESB ecars when they purchase an electric car and register for charging online

Q-Park Clerys already offers an extensive range of parking services such as on- loan baby buggies, baby changing facilities, complimentary umbrellas on rainy days, flat-tyre changes, jump starts and hosts to assist with shopping bags. It even has a defibrillator in the case of an emergency. With the new ecar charging service, Q-Park Clerys is now the most advanced car parking facility in the country.

“The availability of ecar charging in car parks offers customers a convenient place to charge and helps to further promote the adoption of electric cars in Ireland. We are delighted to partner with Q-Park who is committed to promoting and supporting the principles of sustainable development in its business.” Commented Paul Mulvaney, Managing Director ESB ears.

Ray Peers, CEO Q-Park Ireland commented; “We are delighted to partner with ESB ecars and to be the first multi-storey car park in Ireland to offer this service. We are continuously looking at new and convenient services which help to make everyday life easier for our customers. Our pre-booking service is also a first, guaranteeing customers a space as well as excellent value.

Q-Park Clerys is just over one minutes walk from Clerys and O’Connell Street and is in close proximity to Henry Street, the Abbey, the Gate and the Peacock, the Hugh Lane Gallery and Writers Museum, the Savoy and Cineplex cinemas, and top restaurants Chapter One and the 101 Talbot, plus Croke Park.