Driving Lessons Leicester
1 Leicester driving instructors found in the Leicester area.
Leicester driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Leicester driving schools covering Leicester. 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 Leicester
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.
Leicester’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is similar to the national average sitting at 48.7%
The test centres in Leicester are Cannock Street which has a pass rate of 41.0%, Wigston at 42.7%, Loughborough at 40.8% and Hinckley at 47.8%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Leicester are in Melton Mowbray at 62.1%, Rugby at 60.0%, Nuneaton at 53.0% and Coventry which has a lower pass rate of 42.5%.
Leicester’s Practical Driving Test Centres
- Cannock Street, (Leicester), 40 Cannock Street, Barkbythorpe Road, Troon Industrial Estate, Leicester LE4 9HT
- Coventry, (Coventry), Bayton Road Industrial Estate, 42 Bayton Road, Coventry CV7 9EJ
- Hinckley, (Coventry), 33 Brookside, Hinckley, LE10 2TG
- Loughborough, (Leicester), Ark Business Centre, Gordon Road, Loughborough LE11 1JP
- Melton Mowbray, (Leicester), Melton Mowbray Driving Test Centre, Phoenix House Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0UL
- Nuneaton, (Coventry), 54 Vernons Lane, Stockingford, Nuneaton, CV10 8AA
- Rugby, (Coventry), Aspect House, 66B Somers Road, Rugby CV22 7DH
- Wigston, (Leicester), (wheelchair accessible), Tigers Road, off Saffron Roaf, South Wigston, Leicester LE18 4WS
Leicester’s Theory Test Centres
- Corby, (Leicester), Unit 2, Oakley Vale District Centre, Butland Road, Corby NN18 8QT
- Coventry, (Coventry), First Floor, Warwick Gate, 21 – 22 Warwick Row, Coventry CV1 1ET
- Derby, (Leicester), Unit 22, Ground Floor, Pullman Business Park, 3 Mallard Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8GX
- Leicester, (Leicester), Third Floor, Block A, Phoenix Yard, Upper Brown Street, Leicester LE1 5AG
- Nottingham, (Leicester), Suite 1C, First Floor, The Hub, 40 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DQ
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Leicester – did you know?
- The largest Diwali Festival outside of India is held in Leicester. The Indian festival of lights is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and the city of Leicester attracts 45,000 each year to celebrate alongside.
- The first package holiday organised by Thomas Cook in 1841 included a bespoke train ride from Leister to Loughborough. A statute of Thomas Cook was erected in 1991 to celebrate his contribution to modern tourism.
- Leicester’s outdoor covered market is more than 800 years old and is the largest of its kind in the whole of Europe. It’s in the heart of the city and has been for about 700 years.
- Europe’s largest comedy festival is held in Leicester. Starting in 1994, the festival has grown each year and is thought to be one of the best comedy festivals in the world!
- Of course Red Leicester cheese comes from Leicester, but di you know that Stilton cheese and the Mowbray Pork Pie also come from the same city?
- King Richard III’s remains were found beneath a city car park in Leicester after being lost for more than 500 years! The King was given a rightful burial in Leicester Cathedral in 2015.
- The technique of determining DNA fingerprints was developed at Leicester University by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys in 1984.
- Leicester is home to the UK’s National Space Centre. The eductional centre sits opposite the Space Park, a research, innovation and teaching hub for space-related high-tech companies and researchers.
- Walkers Crisps were invented in Leicester by a butcher named Henry Walker in 1948. The Walker’s factory is still found in Leicester today and produces 11 million packets of crisps a day!
- The phrases “paint the town red” comes from Leicester, thanks to Henry de La Poer Beresford, 3rd Marquess of Waterford and a group of friends painting the town’s tollbar and other buildings red after a heavy drinking session in 1837.