Driving Lessons Nottingham
2 Nottingham driving instructors found in the Nottingham area.
Nottingham driving instructors are made up of independent instructors and local Nottingham driving schools covering Nottingham. 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 Nottingham
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.
Nottingham’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is similar to the national average sitting at 49.4%.
The test centres in Nottingham are Colwick which has a pass rate of 48.1%, Chilwell at 41.9% and Watnall at 57.6%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Nottingham are in Loughborough with 41.8% and Ashfield which has a higher pass rate of 57.8%.
Nottingham’s Practical Driving Test Centres
- Ashfield, (Nottingham), (wheelchair accessible), Ground Floor, Sherwood House, Off Coxmoor Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 5LA
- Chilwell, (Nottingham), Unit 24, Eldon Business Park, Eldron Road, Beeston NG9 6DZ
- Colwick, (Nottingham), (wheelchair accessible) Private Road No 5, Colwick Industrial Estate, Nottingham NG4 2JU
- Loughborough, (Nottingham), Ark Business Centre, Gordon Road, Loughborough LE11 1JP
- Watnall, (Nottingham), Driving Test Centre Watnall LGV, Main Road, Watnall NG16 1JF
Nottingham’s Theory Test Centres
- Derby, (Nottingham), Unit 22, Ground Floor, Pullman Business Park, 3 Mallard Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8GX
- Grantham, (Nottingham), Ground Floor, 70a Castlegate, Grantham NG31 6SH
- Leicester, (Nottingham), Third Floor, Block A, Phoenix Yard, Upper Brown Street, Leicester LE1 5AG
- Nottingham, (Nottingham), Suite 1C, First Floor, The Hub, 40 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DQ
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Nottingham – did you know?
- A tree named Major Oak in the centre of Sherwood Forest, Nottingham, is said to have been the hideout for Robin Hood’s Merry Men. The very same tree was named England’s Tree of the Year in 2014.
- Boots Pharmacy started out as a family-run herbal remedy shop in Nottingham. The family run business expanded into research of their own and invented ibuprofen in the 1960s.
- When Paul McCartney left the Beetles, he began a rock band called The Wings. They played their first paid gig at the University of Nottingham after being turned away from Leicester.
- The Elizabethan House in Wollaton Park, Nottingham was used as the setting for Wayne Manor in the 2011 The Dark Knight Rises movie. Today, the building is Nottingham’s Natural History Museum.
- Nottingham’s Old Market Square has an 800-year history that makes it one of the oldest public squares in the UK. Trafalgar Square in London is the only square in England that surpasses it is size.
- Trent University in Nottingham is world renowned as a leading fashion and textiles research centre. They were the first university to pioneer virtual fashion catwalk shows.
- Nottingham is home to a seven foot steel dragon with a fifteen foot wingspan. The mythical creature was inspired by the dragon gate at Gaudi’s Barcelona House and resides in Sneinton.
- Nottingham’s Arboretum has more than 800 trees and dates back to the 1800’s. The parkland is within walking distance of Nottingham Trent University and is the city’s oldest park.
- England’s first ever recorded earthquake was noted in Nottingham in 1180. Since then there have been hundreds of earthquakes across the UK, with the most powerful being recorded in 1931 offshore in the Dogger Bank area near Great Yarmouth.
- The first long-distance telephone call to be made without an operator connecting the lines was from Nottingham Council House to Belfast in 1962.