Bellis Brothers Electric Vehicle Chargers

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EV chargers now at Bellis Brothers Farm Shop

Who are Bellis Brothers?

Bellis Brothers are a family-run local farm shop and Garden centre based in the small village of Holt which is located just 9 miles from both Chester and Wrexham. Established in 1864 they are committed to an environmentally friendly approach, and have been serving their local community by supplying fresh fruit and vegetables all grown by themselves. They have since expanded to offer a garden centre, gift shop, large restaurant and a seasonal pick-your-own, including pick-your-own pumpkins.


Bellis Brothers were looking to make the business more environmentally friendly and reduce its carbon footprint. Since they already grow their own fruit and veg they saw electric vehicle chargers as a way to reduce food miles and help cut emissions. Bellis Brothers were also looking to help expand the electric charger network by offering a place to charge your electric cars if you are local to the shop.

Our Solution

In order to meet the requirements of Bellis Brothers, we first visited the site to assess where the best area to install each charging point was to ensure the best coverage of the entire car park. Bellis Brothers decided to go for 4 dual socket EV chargers to offer enough charging sockets to cover their average footfall of electric vehicles. They opted for the Project EV 7kw dual socket floor mounted chargers with Wi-fi and RFID technology. Installing the 7KW dual socket EV chargers meant we could position the chargers to cover multiple car parking spaces and give Bellis Brothers customers plenty of charging options. The charger chosen also come with a 5 year warranty and our full aftersales support, for complete peace of mind.

Benefits to the Client

With the 4 dual socket EV chargers we installed here at Bellis Brothers, they are now able to offer electric vehicle charging to their customers and the local community. Not only has this helped them to reduce their carbon footprint and increase their green credentials, but electric chargers will also help them to attract new customers, as they can now list the business as an electric vehicle charging station on apps such as ZappMap and Project EV app. This will increase their footfall of visitors and help to increase sales in their farm shop and restaurant. As Bellis Brothers are a business we were also able to claim a grant on their behalf saving them a further £350 per socket they had installed.

Client Feedback

Bellis Brothers director Elizabeth Bellis Marks had this to say about the installation of the dual socket EV chargers.

“We are looking at how to make the business more environmentally friendly and that’s why we looked at electric charging points.”

“We like to support other local businesses, like Rawson, and once we had one double charger that proved so popular we decided to have three more.”

“We already grow much of our own produce and try wherever possible to promote other local producers and nurseries to try and cut food miles and reduce our carbon footprint.”

“At the same time, it is a way of helping our existing customers and attracting new customers to come here and to spend a little more time at the farm shop and perhaps enjoy a meal at our restaurant.”

“It is often an issue for electric vehicle owners to know that they can charge their vehicle and they can do that here, buy some excellent local produce and save the planet too.”

Bellis Brothers Store Manager Mark Jones also added.

“We aim to support as many local companies and suppliers as possible through all aspects of our business. After researching several companies to install the chargers, Rawson’s was a natural choice being based just 5 miles away.”

“We have been very pleased with the service provided by Vaughn and the team. From start to finish Rawson EV Power helped us with every aspect of the installation. From helping us choose the right product based on our needs, to ordering the units, and arranging the groundwork and installation of the chargers. They made the whole process informed, easy and stress free.”