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Learning to Drive in Bradford

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.

Bradford’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is slightly higher than the national average sitting at 50.35%.

The test centres in Bradford are Heaton which has a pass rate of 50.3% and Thornbury at 50.4%.

The nearest additional driving test centres for Bradford are in Horsforth with a 48.9% pass rate and Heckmondwike which has a lower pass rate of 45.6%.

Bradford Practical Driving Test Centres

  • Halifax, (Bradford), (wheelchair access), 11 Cross Street West, Pellon, Halifax HX2 0HA
  • Heaton, (Bradford), 15 Fairfield Street, Heaton, Bradford BD9 5AS
  • Horsforth, (Bradford), (wheelchair access), Room 013 Woodside House, 261 Low Lane, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5NY
  • Huddersfield, (Bradford), Clarion Cedar Court, Ainley Top, Huddersfield, HD3 3RH
  • Thornbury, (Bradford), The Courtyard, Midpoint, Thornbury, Bradford, BD3 7AY

Bradford Theory Test Centres

  • Bradford, (Bradford), Suite 1, Second Floor, Auburn House, Upper Piccadilly, Bradford, BD1 3NU
  • Burnley, (Bradford), Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth Room, Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale Council Voluntary Services, The CVS Centre, 62 – 64 Yorkshire Street, Burnley BB11 3BT
  • Glossop, (Bradford), First Floor, Glossop Business Centre, The Old Co-Op Building, 11 Railway Street, Glossop SK13 7AG

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Bradford – did you know?

  1. One of England’s finest theatres, The Alhambra, is in Bradford. Although this has the same name as the Moorish palace, that’s where the similarities end!
  2. Bradford is the highest city in England, sitting at a lofty 554ft above sea level. It has both the highest single point at 324.9 metres above sea and the highest average altitude.
  3. St George’s Hall is the oldest concert hall still in use in the UK. This beautiful Victoria concert hall is found in the heart of Bradford city.
  4. The Grade 1 listed fountain in Bradford city park is the highest in Britain. At night a beautiful laser display shows off the sparkling waters.
  5. Each year, Bradford hosts a national curry competition and was once known as Britain’s Curry Capital.
  6. In the 19th Century, Bradford was world famous for wool textiles. It still produces fine wool fabrics today.
  7. Bradford has its own Batman, an anonymous masked crusader who apprehended a burglary suspect in 2013 and turned him into the police.
  8. Bradford is the first UNESCO City of Film thanks to the inspirational movie locations and rich film heritage.
  9. One Direction band member, Zayn Malik was born and raised in Bradford. Although he no longer lives in the city, his sister lives in a luxury home in the city purchased as a gift by him.
  10. Bradford has the highest proportion of under-five-year-olds and under 19-year-olds of any city outside of London.