Driving Lessons Leeds
1 Leeds driving instructors found in the Leeds area.
Leeds driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Leeds driving schools covering Leeds. 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 Leeds
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.
Leeds’ Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is lower than the national average sitting at 39.3%.
The test centres in Leeds are Horsforth which has a pass rate of 50.2%, Bradford, Heaton at 50.1%, Horsforth at 50.2% and Heckmondwike at 42.8%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Leeds are in Wakefield with 46.9% and Bradford, Thornbury which has a higher pass rate of 50.2%.
Leeds Practical Driving Test Centres
- Bradford, – Thornbury (Leeds), The Courtyard, Midpoint, Thornbury, Bradford BD3 7AY
- Bradford – Heaton, (Leeds), 15 Fairfield Street, Heaton, Bradford BD9 5AS
- Horsforth, (Leeds), (wheelchair accessible): Room 013 Woodside House, 261 Low Lane, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5NY
- Heckmondwike (Leeds), (wheelchair accessible): Tower Buildings, High Street, Heckmondwike WF16 0AS
- Leeds, (Leeds), (wheelchair accessible): Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds LS9 6NF
Leeds Theory Test Centres
- Leeds: Ground Floor, Coverdale House, 13 -15 East Parade, Leeds LS1 2BH
- Bradford: Suite 1, Second Floor, Auburn House, Upper Piccadilly, Bradford BD1 3NU
- Huddersfield: Seventh Floor, Kirklees House, 30 Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2HG
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Leeds – did you know?
- Fizzy drinks were invented over 2 centuries ago in Leeds by Joseph Priestley, the inventor called his fizzy water “water infused with fixed air” and published a paper on it in 1772.
- Marks & Spencer’s started out as a penny bazaar in Leeds in 1884. Michael Marks a Belarusian immigrant began the stall shortly after arriving in England.
- Leeds is home to the oldest Caribbean carnival in the world, the West Indian Carnival. This carnival is more than 50 years old and includes a huge parade, performances and west Indian food stalls.
- The bones of an ancient hippopotamus were found in 1984 under the streets of Leeds. Previously called “The Leeds Hippopotamus”, today it is known as the Armley Hippo after the place where it was found.
- Leeds is home to the UK’s first internet provider; Freeserve. The company was founded in 1998 and merged with ADSL broadband in early 2000, eventually becoming Orange Home UK, and today’s EE.
- If you’re looking for an oldy-worldy gas-lit theatre, the only place you’ll find on in the UK is in Leeds! The Hyde Park picture house is a cinema today with a rich history dating back to 1914.
- Up until 1959, residents and visitors to Leeds residents could get around by tram! Proposals to bring trams back again with a Leeds Supertram project were approved in 200, however this was cancelled in 2005 by Alistair Darling.
- Charles Dicken’s visited Leeds at least five times but it and described it as an ‘odious place’. In 1958 he stopped by for his third visit and to read his Christmas Carol as part of his reading tour.
- The first films ever made were made in Leeds. The two films were shot by Louis Le Prince. One was at Oakwood Grange and the other was a Leeds Bridge street scene.
- The classic mousetrap was invented in Leeds by James Henry Atkinson. James was an iron monger by trade and called his famous trap the “Little Nipper”.