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Driving Lessons in East London

Pass faster with our top-rated driving instructors in East London. Prices start from just £21 an hour!

Where we provide lessons in East London

Wherever you fancy learning in East London, we’ll sort it. Just a few of the areas we cover include:

Bethnal Green, Barking, Bow, Chingford, Dagenham, Dalston, Forest Gate, Hackney, Haggerston, Redbridge, Stratford, Walthamstow and West Ham.

Enter your postcode above to check lesson pricing in your local area of East London.

Learning to drive in East London

If you’re looking to start your driving lessons in East London then you might already be familiar with its busy streets and main roads. You’ll need to learn the many one-way systems and how to change lanes frequently and safely, especially in heavy traffic. However, don’t let that put you off! There are plenty of suitable places to practise in East London, and after some training with your Midrive instructor this will all become a piece of cake!

Some quieter residential areas, such as Stepney, Forest Gate, Friday Hill and Snaresbrook, are perfect for those just starting out. They’re also great places to practise those tricky manoeuvres such as reversing round a corner and parallel parking (which is vital when living and driving in East London!). Plus there’s no chance of accidentally venturing into the Congestion Charge zone!

Your hazard perception skills are certain to be put to the test if you’re learning to drive in East London. Look out for cyclists, who often seem to come out of nowhere, as well as the occasional absent-minded pedestrian. Be particularly attentive near tube and overground stations, such as South Woodford and Barking. These are close to test centres, so make sure you read up on some tips for passing the driving test in East London before the big day!

Manual and automatic driving lessons

We know that no two East Londoners are alike, so we offer both manual and automatic driving lessons for you to choose from.

Before you book your first lesson, take some time to decide which driving transmission style is the best option for you.

Some people feel that it’s easier to drive in heavy traffic in an automatic car, which can be a good option if you’re planning on driving in East London most of the time. On the other hand, by choosing the slightly harder manual car to learn in you can drive both automatic and manual cars once you pass your test.

Luckily for you, we have a large number of both manual and automatic driving instructors operating in East London, so whichever you choose, you’ll be able to hit the road quickly!

Driving test centre locations

Practise makes perfect, so your instructor will help you to pick a test centre location and then make sure that you’re practising on routes that are likely to come up in your practical driving test. Try entering you post code to the DVSA website to find centres close to you! Your nearest test centres are:

  • Barking (Tanner Street): 84 Tanner Street, Barking, Essex, Greater London, IG11 8QF
  • Barking (Town Quay): Unit 9, Town Quay Wharf, Barking, Essex, Greater London, IG11 7BZ
  • Chingford: Doric House, 128 Station Road, Chingford, Greater London, E4 6AD
  • Goodmayes: 98 Goodmayes Road, Ilford, Greater London, IG3 9UZ
  • Wanstead: 2 Devon House, Hermon Hill, Wanstead, Greater London, E11 2AW

What learners say about our driving lessons in East London

We’ve helped over over 300,000 learners pass their driving test so far. Imagine how many are East Londoners! Why not take a look at some of the lovely things they’ve said about us?

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