FOI request detail

allocation of funding for go ultra low city scheme

Request ID: FOI-2596-2021
Date published: 14 April 2021

You asked

How was the £13 million available from Government from the go ulttra low city scheme actually spent in London? Have you any reports , case studies or evaluation of this expenditure? was 100% disbursed?

We answered

Our Ref: FOI-2596-2021 Thank you for your request received on 19 March 2021 asking for information about the Go Ultra Low City Scheme (GULCS). Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can confirm we do hold the information you require. The GULCS London programme was awarded funding to deliver a target 2,150 electric vehicle (EV) charge points, and encourage a switch to EVs through the delivery of the following four distinctive, but mutually supportive strands: • Increase on-street ULEV charging infrastructure in residential areas; • Retrofit car club bays with EV charging points; • Support the increase of rapid EV chargers; • Neighbourhoods of the Future (NoF) that trial innovative policies. GULCS FUNDING ORIGINAL ALLOCATION (All monies have been allocated to the workstreams) Workstream OZEV* investment (£m) OZEV Funding Stream Residential Charge Points (GULCS) 7.06 GULCS Car Club Charge Points 0.29 GULCS Neighbourhoods of the Future 1.91 GULCS Community Charging Hubs (GULCS R2) 0.14 GULCS Rapid Charge Points (GULCS R2) 0.85 GULCS TfL Rapid charge points delivery 2.6 GULCS GULCS Surplus Funding (Allocated) 0.15 GULCS GULCS Revenue Funding 0.24 GULCS Total (£) 13.2 (*OZEV - Office for Zero Emission Vehicles) The scheme is still ongoing and is on target to complete works by Summer 2021. Once complete, we will be able to provide full information on number of charge points delivered, money spent and a GULCS report. If this is not the information you are looking for please feel free to contact me. If you are considering submitting a further FOI request please think carefully about whether the request is essential at this current time, as answering FOI requests will require the use of limited resources and the attention of staff who could be supporting other essential activity. Where requests are made, please note that our response time may be impacted by the current situation. Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal. Yours sincerely Gemma Jacob Senior FOI Case Officer FOI Case Management Team General Counsel Transport for London [email protected]

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