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I have recently purchased a nissan leaf i have a standard wall charger which takes a long time to charge. So i contacted charge master and they quoted me £449 for the 7.5 kwh charge station. i wanted to know if it is best to just ask an electrician to do the wiring from my mains and insert a type 2 socket and charge my car using that.

Thanks for your help in advance.
 

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I have recently purchased a nissan leaf i have a standard wall charger which takes a long time to charge. So i contacted charge master and they quoted me £449 for the 7.5 kwh charge station. i wanted to know if it is best to just ask an electrician to do the wiring from my mains and insert a type 2 socket and charge my car using that.

Thanks for your help in advance.
Did you buy from a Nissan dealer?
 

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A type 2 socket only switches on when there is a car on the end of it, which is what the wall box does.

That sounds expensive, is the OLEV grant included?
 

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A type 2 socket only switches on when there is a car on the end of it, which is what the wall box does.

That sounds expensive, is the OLEV grant included?
yes the olev grant is included. Which is why i am thinking of just asking an electrician to do the wiring and put a type 2 socket in.
 
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