HHTC goes greener with its new electric van for its Grounds Team

Published: 20 December 2021

Haywards Heath Town Council goes greener with its

new Electric Van for its Grounds Team !

Haywards Heath Town Council are delighted to announce that future work by the Grounds Team will be carried out using a new electric van, as part of its ongoing Environment policy.

The van will be charged at the newly installed Electric Charging point at the Town Hall and The Mayor & Leader of the Council were on hand to welcome the arrival of the van, together with Cllr Jim Knight, member of the Environment Working Group and Head Groundsman, Andy Stempt.

Cllr Mike Pulfer, Leader, Haywards Heath Town Council, comments

“Haywards Heath Town Council remains dedicated to the issue of climate change and will strive to deliver services and initiatives that will benefit the community and the environment in which we live. We are delighted that our grounds management services will now be delivered with the use of an electric vehicle, reducing our carbon emissions and helping to improve the air quality in our town. This is another step in the right direction for our Environment policy.”

Cllr Jim Knight, who proposed the idea at a meeting of the Environment Working group, adds:

I am delighted that the Town Council will look after our grounds with the new electric vehicle. These vehicles do not emit any exhaust gases thereby reducing local air pollution and making our services greener cleaner and kinder to the environment.”