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Driving Lessons in Islington

Pass faster with our top-rated driving instructors in Islington. Prices start from £32.00 an hour.

Where we provide lessons in Islington

Wherever you are in Islington, we’ve got you covered! Our popular areas include:

Angel, Arsenal, Barnsbury, Canonbury, Clerkenwell, Colville Estate, Finsbury Park, Highbury Lower Holloway, and Tufnell Park.

Enter your postcode above to check lesson pricing in your local areas of Islington.

Learning to drive in Islington

Islington’s busy roads make a good test for any learner driver. Mastering these London streets will make you ready for almost any challenge. With one of our top-rated local instructors by your side, you’ll be cruising around the roads of Islington and beyond in no time!

There are a good few quiet streets to hone the basics on, like Turlewray Close and Highbury Crescent. There (or on a similar road nearer you) your instructor will help you get to grips with clutch control, moving off and stopping, turning, and signalling. Once you’re confident, they’ll move you onto the busier roads.

You’ll have to get used to driving around parked cars, given the number of them you’ll find in Islington. And whilst parked cars may make manoeuvres tight, it means you’ll never be short of places to practise your parallel park. Just make sure you take it slow and always check your mirrors!

The A1 (Holloway Road) can take you north or south through Islington, past London Metropolitan University, and it’s a great road to experience all different kinds of challenges on. There are controlled junctions, box junctions, speed cameras, and bus lanes to name but a few. There’s also the A501 towards the south of Islington if you want further practice. Take it lesson by lesson, and soon enough you’ll be feeling ready for your practical test!

Manual vs automatic

We offer both manual and automatic driving lessons in Islington, so take your pick!

An automatic driving licence will only qualify you to drive automatic cars, whereas a manual licence will qualify you to drive either transmission. Automatic lessons also tend to be pricier, but since there’s less to learn in a manual, you may end up passing faster.

You might want to think about where you’ll be driving in Islington. If you’re planning on driving during rush hour, an automatic could be easier for you as you won’t have to worry about changing gears during heavy traffic. However, if you’re on a budget, a manual car might be better, as they are generally cheaper than automatics. The choice is yours!

Driving test centre locations

When the time’s right, your driving instructor will help you pick a test centre. They’ll get you learning all the right routes around Islington make sure you’re ready on the big day. There are two test centres near Islington:

  • Wood Green: Wood Green Crown Court, Woodhall House, Lordship Lane, Wood Green, Greater London, N22 5LF.

  • Tottenham: Driving Test Centre Tottenham Annex Building, Selby Centre, Selby Road, Tottenham, Greater London, N17 8JL.

What learners say about our driving lessons in Islingotn

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

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