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    Learn to Drive in Hackney

    When booking driving lessons in East London, Hackney is a great area to learn! You will want to look for a reliable driving school with local instructors who have a good knowledge of the area and local test routes. 

    Local driving instructors

    If you live in Hackney, driving lessons can be challenging due to the congested roads. However, attending a driving school in Hackney is ideal, as it gives learners the opportunity to undertake more advanced driving than other areas of London.

    It is very helpful to have a driving instructor who is knowledgeable about the various routes used by nearby testing centres. Our instructors are familiar with the local area and will work hard to help you become a confident driver.

    Closest test centre

    Taking your driving lessons in Hackney will make you more comfortable driving in your own district. You’ll likely take your driving test slightly further afield, such as at the Barking test centre or the centre in Wanstead.

    Preparing for your practical test by driving in the areas surrounding the driving test centre is also important.

    Why choose a local Bill Plant Driving School instructor in Hackney?

    To be able to learn to drive in the busy London metropolis, it is imperative that you choose a trusted and reliable driving school. 

    Bill Plant Driving School is a highly rated school that has won various awards. We use both automatic and manual transmission Volkswagen vehicles for our lessons, that are regularly and carefully maintained when necessary.

    All our driving instructors have gone through a rigorous training course and will give you the best chance of achieving a first-time pass.

    Award-winning school

    Bill Plant Driving School was awarded the 2019/2020 National Driving School of the Year award thanks to our high numbers of first-time passes and thousands of positive reviews.

    Excellent customer reviews

    If you look up our school on Trustpilot, you will find that we have been ranked ‘excellent’ with a score of 4.7 out of 5. We are one of the best-rated driving schools in London and the UK.

    Variety of training options

    From automatic driving lessons to advanced driving courses, there is something for everyone at Bill Plant Driving School. If you haven’t driven in a while and need to boost your confidence, you can sign up for some refresher sessions. Or, if you want to get your licence quickly, you can sign up for one of our intensive courses.

    Flexible hours

    If you have a busy work schedule or other commitments, using a driving school with flexible lesson options is important. Our Hackney instructors manage their own calendars and always find a way of accommodating your scheduling needs and making it easier to prepare for your driving test.


    Many of the instructors at the Bill Plant Driving School offer small discounts for learner drivers who book bulk packages of lessons. Not only will this save you money, but it will help you to attend lessons consistently and achieve your licence as soon as possible.

    Free Theory training

    When you browse our website, you’ll notice that we offer free theory tests and training options. You can complete these activities at home or ask as many theory questions as you like when you attend driving lessons with one of our expert instructors.

    Types of Driving Lessons In Hackney

    Motorway lessons, advanced driving courses, intensive driving lessons and refresher driving courses are just a few of the lessons and courses we offer at our driving school in Hackney. All courses are available with either automatic driving lessons or manual lessons, depending on your preference. Our instructors are thoroughly equipped to guide each learner from their very first lesson to when they pass their test.

    Pass Plus driving courses

    The Pass Plus driving course is ideal for new pupils who want a well-rounded driving courserounded driving course, the Pass Plus driving course is ideal. This course covers all the basics, including night driving, driving in adverse weather, and motorway driving. This training helps new drivers become fully competent and confident after passing their driving test.

    Intensive driving course

    If you want to get your licence as soon as possible, you should investigate one of Bill Plant Driving School’s intensive driving courses. The accelerated program will help build confidence from your first lesson and improve your driving skills quickly by covering everything you need to pass your practical test.

    Motorway lessons

    Motorway lessons are a great way to prepare before taking your driving test. Our school has vehicles with dual controls, and all our fully qualified instructors are Approved Driving Instructors who strive to achieve a high first-time pass rate.

    If you have already passed your test but are not confident about driving on the motorways, it is recommended that you invest in a few motorway lessons. Until 2018, learner drivers could not learn on the motorway and weren’t familiar with the rules and different ways of driving.

    Refresher driving classes

    Been out of the driving seat for a while? Book a few refresher lessons with one of our local instructors to boost your confidence before heading on the roads alone. The rules of the road (Highway Code) change frequently, and traffic is on the rise, so there is no harm in getting some extra practice if you need it.

    Booking Your Driving Lessons In Hackney

    The booking process with our school is quick and easy – you can book online or chat with a booking agent via telephone.


    To book online, you need to complete our online booking form. Indicate whether you would prefer automatic driving lessons or manual lessons, and ensure you’ve specified the exact postcode that you want to book lessons from through our driving school in Hackney (as opposed to other locations).


    Call one of our booking agents on 0330 555 2254 to chat about the various lesson and course options and to book your driving lessons in Hackney. Remember to inform the agent if you want to book automatic driving lessons or if you’d prefer a manual vehicle.

    If you’re just starting your driving journey, there’s no doubt you’ll have tons of questions – check out our blog section for useful tips and guides. Such as should I learn manual or automatic: tips for learners and a guide to the safest first cars.

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    Lesson gift vouchers

    Give the perfect gift for an upcoming birthday, anniversary, wedding, special occasion or even early Christmas present. You are able to buy driving lesson gift vouchers online or via the phone on 0330 555 2254.

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