. . . Local authorities should allocate one in five parking spaces to be converted into electric vehicle (EV) charge points by 2025 to prepare for the increasing uptake of zero-emission vehicles, a report has recommended.
The National Infrastructure Commission’s study into the UK’s economic infrastructure says councils should turn five percent of parking spaces, including on-street spaces, into electric vehicle charging bays by 2020, before upping that to 20 percent by 2025. . . .
Achieving either of these numbers by the dates indicated is fantasy, barring a nationwide priority on this and this alone. Link to the full "National Infrastructure Assessment" report is here, and you can click on whichever sections you wish (Chapter 3 is "Revolutionising Road Transport"): https://www.nic.org.uk/assessment/national-infrastructure-assessment/