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    Learn to drive in East London

    Learning to drive in East London can be an intimidating experience, with many A-roads to navigate and narrow streets often lined with vehicles. To ensure your best possible driving tuition experience, booking your lessons with a local driving instructor from Bill Plant Driving School is the recommended choice.

    Why choose a local Bill Plant Driving School instructor in East London?

    Throughout the boroughs of East London, there are many driving schools to choose from. Choosing Bill Plant Driving School will guarantee high-quality lessons from professional, local instructors and give you a high chance of passing on your first attempt.

    Award-winning driving school

    When choosing a driving school, you want to ensure that they have been recognised as a reputable school. Bill Plant Driving School was awarded the 2019/2020 National Driving School of the Year award to acknowledge our high pass rates and excellent reputation. In the same year, we were also awarded the Best Driving School in Scotland award.

    Highly rated with great pass rates

    With excellent reviews from their previous learner drivers, Bill Plant Driving School scored 4.7 on Trustpilot. Our great pass rates and friendly, local driving instructors make this school the obvious first choice.

    Comfortable and reliable vehicles

    The vehicles used by Bill Plant Driving School are modern, comfortable Volkswagen cars. They’re regularly maintained and are replaced with new models every few years to create the best learning environment to help pass your driving test. This ensures stress-free driving lessons for our clients.

    Both manual and automatic transmission vehicles are available, depending on your preference.

    Flexible lesson times

    Many residents in East London work during the day and have busy schedules. By booking your lessons with an East London driving instructor, you’ll be sure to find a lesson time that works for you. 

    All the instructors at Bill Plant Driving School are in control of their own calendars, which makes it easy for them to accommodate various schedules.

    Discounts on lessons

    When learning to drive, consistency is important. One way to ensure that you attend lessons regularly and get enough practice is to book lessons in bulk. So not only will you get your lessons scheduled in advance, but you’ll also save money.

    Free theory training

    We aim to offer as much help and training to our students as possible, which is why you’ll find additional theory training and tests on the Bill Plant Driving School website. You’ll also find Hazard Perception training, which is vital when learning to drive in East London.

    We also encourage our learner drivers to ask any theory questions they may have during their driving lessons. This one-on-one time is great for increasing your knowledge, and the additional information will help you to perform better in your driving test.

    Booking your driving lessons in East London

    Booking your lessons with Bill Plant Driving School is easy – you can either use our online booking system or give us a call!


    All you need to do to book online is to fill out the booking form with all the relevant information. Make sure to mention that you’re looking for driving lessons in East London, and don’t forget to mention your preferred transmission type.


    Call 0330 555 2254 to arrange your driving lessons in East London over the phone.

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    Driving Lessons in East London FAQs

    Which East London Test Centre has the highest pass rate?

    The best testing centre in East London is the Hornchurch test centre, with a pass rate of 46.7%. We advise consulting with your instructor before booking your test to find out which centre is currently the best option for you.

    While a testing centre with a lower pass rate can be intimidating, passing there is not impossible if you make sure to get the best driving lessons with a fully qualified instructor.

    Which East London test centre should I choose?

    It’s generally best to choose the test centre closest to where you live or where you’ve been learning to drive. You’ll know the roads best in these areas, increasing the likelihood of passing your test the first time. Our driving instructors can advise on the best location to take your driving test.

    Common obstacles to navigate during an East London driving test

    East London is densely populated and busy, which means navigating busy roads and narrow streets lined with cars. You’ll need to ensure you have lots of hazard perception practice, as these conditions make potential hazards common.

    By taking lessons with a local instructor, you’ll be sure to learn about the potential shortfalls of each test route and how to navigate them.

    Test centres in East London

    There are many different test centres across East London, so you’ll be able to choose a test centre convenient for you. These include:

    • Barking (Tanner Street)
    • Belvedere
    • Chingford
    • Erith
    • Goodmayes
    • Hither Green
    • Hornchurch
    • Sidcup
    • Wanstead

    Our driving instructors will make sure that you become accustomed to the routes used by your chosen testing centre and will teach you how to navigate any difficult situations you are likely to encounter.

    Types of driving lessons in East London

    Bill Plant Driving School offers a range of driving lessons in East London. All driving lessons and courses are given by fully qualified driving instructors. 

    From automatic driving lessons to advanced driving courses and even refresher driving lessons, there are driving lessons in East London for everyone.

    Pass Plus driving courses

    The most well-rounded and all-inclusive course offered by Bill Plant Driving School, the Pass Plus driving course covers everything from how to drive safely in bad weather and on rural roads to driving at night and on the motorway.

    Intensive driving courses

    If you’re a learner driver who wants to pass your driving test as quickly as possible, then one of our intensive driving courses will be great for you.

    Our local driving instructors will take you through an accelerated driving course, where you will learn all the necessary basics as well as any additional skills necessary to drive confidently and pass your driving test.

    Motorway driving lessons

    Motorway driving lessons are a great addition to standard driving lessons. These driving lessons will make driving on the motorway a much safer and more enjoyable experience after passing your driving test.

    When taking a motorway driving lesson with Bill Plant Driving School, you will be accompanied by an Approved Driving Instructor, and the lesson will take place in a vehicle with dual controls.