Cottage in the Dales, luxury award-winning holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, were introduced by DDR Electrical to the government schemes & recommended the most appropriate EVCP, enabling them to widen their reach to potential guests as part of their Green Tourism accreditation. They subsequently bought a hybrid Mini Countryman as their local run-around car to service their cottages, which is also a 4x4, a winter necessity.
Delivering advice & ROI
“With no knowledge & a myriad of ECVP to choose from, we really appreciated Steve’s product & finance guidance, enabling an easy decision. With each cottage being Grade II listed, the installation sites had to be subtle & practical for use by ourselves and our guests,” commented Diane Howarth, Director of Cottage in the Dales. “A regular maintenance journey now costs us 75p instead of £5 & a new guest found us via the ‘ZapMap’ app & booked a holiday! A great measurable return on investment already.”
.... & a new route to find customers
After installing 2 x EVCP in late 2017, Cottage in the Dales bought two more in early 2019 via the government scheme and of course DDR advised on the positioning, type of cabling, type of EVCP so that all of their cottages now have dedicated EVCP to support their increasing number of guests arriving with fully electric cars, some of whom also found the cottages via the online charging apps - a new route to market for the cottage business, at zero cost!