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    Learn to drive in Ilford

    Ilford has various driving schools available for first-timers. But when looking for a trusted driving school in East London, look no further than Bill Plant Driving School. We have local driving instructors with good knowledge of the area’s roads. Our instructors are also familiar with the local testing centres’ routes, making us the obvious choice for anyone trying to get their driving licence.

    Local driving instructors

    When booking your driving lessons in Ilford, make sure you get a local driving instructor. The best driving instructors will have an excellent knowledge of the area and know the best spots to give driving lessons. They will also be in the know when it comes to the different test routes used by the local testing centres.

    Closest test centre

    There are two testing centres in Ilford – the Goodmayes Centre and the DSA Centre.

    Your confidence will increase significantly if the driving test location is close to where you are getting lessons because you will be more comfortable on the roads.

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

    Choosing a driving school can be tricky, as lessons are expensive, and you don’t want to make a costly mistake. Conducting some proper research and ensuring the school has good reviews and high ratings will help you make the best possible choice.

    When taking driving lessons with Bill Plant Driving School, you’ll learn how to drive in both manual and automatic transmission Volkswagen vehicles. Each car is carefully maintained and replaced when needed, ensuring relaxing and incident-free driving lessons.

    Award-winning Driving School

    In light of our high first-time pass rates and excellent reviews, Bill Plant Driving School was awarded the 2019/2020 National Driving School of the Year award and the Best Driving School in Scotland Award.

    Excellent customer reviews

    With a Trustpilot score of 4.7, putting us in the ‘excellent’ category, Bill Plant Driving School is one of the UK’s highest-rated driving schools. Our phenomenal reviews make us the obvious choice for all learners and experienced drivers who want to improve their skills.

    Variety of training options

    Bill Plant Driving School offers a range of driving courses, with something to suit every person’s needs. We provide both automatic driving lessons and manual driving lessons, as well as refresher driving lessons for those drivers who have been out of the driving seat for a while.

    If you want to learn to drive quickly, you can sign up for our intensive driving course. We also offer motorway driving lessons.

    Flexible hours

    All of our driving instructors at Bill Plant Driving School are very accommodating. They all manage their own calendars, so they can easily find a way to fit in with their client’s schedules. This makes it possible for anyone to book driving lessons in Ilford – even those working 9-5 jobs.


    When you book your driving lessons, remember to ask your instructor if they offer a discount for bulk bookings. Many of our driving instructors offer small discounts for block bookings.

    Bulk bookings are worth it – not only do they save money, but they also ensure learners get regular practice with the same instructor.

    Types of Driving Lessons In Ilford

    Bill Plant Driving School offers a variety of quality driving lessons in Ilford, from motorway lessons to advanced lessons, as well as intensive driving courses and refresher courses. Contact us today to make your booking!

    We offer automatic driving lessons and manual driving lessons.

    Pass Plus driving courses

    If you want to perfect your driving skills, the Pass Plus driving course is for you. From night driving to motorway driving, as well as how to drive in bad weather and the standard rules of the road, this course will turn you into a fully-qualified and confident driver.

    Intensive driving lessons

    Our intensive driving courses can speed up the learning process and help you pass your test sooner. Your driving instructor will guide you through an accelerated programme that covers everything necessary to pass your practical test and will also give you the self-assurance to drive on the busiest roads.

    Motorway driving lessons

    If you want to feel in control when driving long distances, motorway driving lessons are the way to go. You’ll be able to have your lesson with an approved driving instructor in a dual-controlled vehicle, as we pride ourselves on meeting the legal requirements for giving driving lessons on the motorway.

    These driving lessons are a great way to ensure that you are driving test ready, as they will improve your overall driving confidence.

    Refresher driving lessons Ilford

    Refresher driving lessons are a great way to boost your confidence if it’s been a while since you last drove. Increased traffic and new rules of the road can make the return to driving intimidating, so why not book a refresher course with one of our driving instructors in Ilford today?

    Booking Your Driving Lessons In Ilford

    Booking driving lessons with Bill Plant Driving School is easy, as you can book online or via telephone.


    You must complete our online booking form at the top of this page to book driving lessons in Ilford. Indicate whether you want automatic driving lessons or manual driving lessons so that we can match you with the best instructor for your needs.


    Call our booking agents at Bill Plant Driving School on 0330 555 2254 to book your driving lessons in Ilford. Indicate to the booker whether you want to do a refresher course or take part in our intensive driving lessons so we can match you with one of our suitably qualified driving instructors.

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    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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