Driving Lessons Blackpool
1 Blackpool driving instructors found in the Blackpool area.
Blackpool driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Blackpool driving schools covering Blackpool. All driving instructors listed are qualified to provide you with the best driving lessons to help you pass your driving test in the most efficient way.
Learning to Drive in Blackpool
The national average driving lessons required to pass the practical driving test is 47 hours with a driving instructor and an additional 22 hours of private practice with a family or friend are recommended.
Blackpool’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is a little lower than the national average, sitting at 49.2%.
The test centres in Blackpool are Blackpool which has a pass rate of 49.2%, Southport at 58.1%, Preston at 60.2%, and Heysham at 53.7%
The nearest additional driving test centres for Blackpool are in Chorley with 59.6% Barrow in Furness at 62.6%, Blackburn with Darwen at 42.0%, and Norris Green which has a lower pass rate of 38.7%.
Blackpool Practical Driving Test Centres
- Barrow in Furness, (Blackpool), (wheelchair accessible), Trinity Enterprise Centre, Unit 11 Ironworks Road, Barrow in Furness LA14 2PN
- Blackburn with Darwen, (Blackpool), (wheelchair accessible), Blackburn Interchange, Commercial Road, Off Junction 4 M65, Blackburn Darwen BB3 0DB
- Blackpool, (Blackpool), Government Buildings, Warbeck Hill Road, Blackpool FY2 0XE
- Chorley, (Blackpool), (wheelchair accessible), Rossall Road, Chorley PR6 0BT
- Heysham, (Blackpool), Office 106 Lancaster Training Services, 5 Penrod Way, Heysham LA3 2UZ
- Norris Green, (Blackpool), Falklands Approach, Parthenon Drive, Norris Green L11 5BR
- Preston, (Blackpool), Chain Caul Road, Preston PR2 2PD
- Southport, (Blackpool), (wheelchair accessible), Eastbank House, Eastbank Street, Southport, PR8 1HE
Blackpool Theory Test Centres
- Barrow, (Blackpool), Unit 9, 12 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness LA14 1LF
- Liverpool, (Blackpool), Suite 1, Ground Floor, 10 Duke Street, Liverpool L1 5AS
- Millom, (Blackpool), Millom Network Centre, Unit 3, Devonshire Road Industrial Estate, Devonshire Road, Millom LA18 4JS
- Preston, (Blackpool), Sixth Floor, Marshall House, Ring Way, Preston PR1 2QD
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Birmingham – did you know?
- Blackpool is famous for its pleasure beach and illuminations which have been drawing crowds since the Victorian times.
- Blackpool’s illuminations, like most other cities and towns, are usually opened by a minor celebrity of some description. However, in 1977, the famous horse, Red Rum made an appearance and did the honours for the seaside resort.
- Blackpool is the only English seaside resort with three piers all with Grade 2 listed status. The oldest of the piers, North Pier opened in 1863 and was designed by the renowned architect, Eugenius Birch.
- Blackpool’s roller-coaster, “The Big One” was the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in the world when it opened to joy riders in 1994. Today, the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in North America and known as “The King”.
- Flying Machines on Blackpool’s pleasure beach is the oldest amusement park ride in Europe. It opened to joy riders in August 1904 and is still in operation today.
- Blackpool has a tramway network that’s over 130 years old. It was modernised in 2012 and lost its status as the last surviving first generation tramway in the UK.
- Blackpool International Airport has a history dating back to the turn of the 20th It was the first place non-pilots could take a flight as a passenger.
- Blackpool tower takes seven years to paint. The structure was inspired by the Parisian Eiffel Tower and it’s lift clocks 3,500 miles each year going from top to ground and back.
- Blackpool’s Illuminations have one million lamps of various sizes and costs £2.4million to turn on.
- The biggest stick of rock candy was made in Blackpool. The rock candy was 19 foot long and weighed 413.6kg.