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Learning to Drive in Redhill
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.
Redhill’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is much higher than the national average sitting at 55.4%.
The test centres in Redhill are Redhill Aerodrome with a pass rate of 55.4%, Morden with 47.5%, Mitcham with 45.3%, and Crawley with 37.2%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Redhill are in Tolworth with a 54.1% pass rate, West Wickham with 51.5%, Bromley with 52.7%, and Sevenoaks which has a far higher pass rate of 61.6%.
Redhill Practical Driving Test Centres
- Bromley, (Redhill), 121 – 123 Burnt Ash Lane, Bromley, BR1 5AB
- Crawley, (Redhill), Unit 2 The Pavillions, Brighton Road, Pease Pottage, Crawley RH11 9BJ
- Mitcham, (Redhill), Redhouse Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR0 3AQ
- Morden, (Redhill), 10 Tudor Drive, Morden SM4 4PE
- Redhill Aerodrome, (Redhill), First Floor, Redhill Aerodrome Business Centre, Kings Mill Lane, RH1 5JZ
- Sevenoaks, (Redhill), 45 Argyle Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 1HJ
- Tolworth, (Redhill), Montana House, Russell Road, Tilbury RM18 7AE
- West Wickham, (Redhill), 56 Glebe Way, West Wickham BR4 0RL
Redhill Theory Test Centres
- Croydon, (Redhill), Suite 6, First Floor, Suffolk House, George Street, Croydon CR0 1PE
- Horley, (Redhill), Ground Floor, 77 Victoria Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 7QH
- Morden, (Redhill), Second Floor, Athena House, London Road, London SM4 5BE
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Redhill – did you know?
- Redhill has the railways to thank for it’s existence, although there was an earlier settlement called Warwick Town in the area, it was a short way west of the present town centre. Another settlement near Redhill Common to the south-west also existed, but the development of the railway brought these settlements together into the town of Redhill that we recognise today.
- Redhill’s most significant building was the Market Hall which was completed in 1862. The building sat on deep piles to counter the boggy land and avoid it sinking into the ground. The building was to the south east corner of Station Road and High Street.
- Redhill was the birth place of several prominent sportspeople. Chris Robshaw, of the San Diego Legion and Former captain of England’s Rugby team, was born in Redhill in 1986. Tennis player Anna Smith, was also born in Redhill just two years later.
- Redhill’s World War I Memorial was designed by Richard Reginald Goulden. The Memorial takes the form of a bronze figure on a square plinth. In WW2 a bomb exploded in this area and damaged the memorial and the scaring is visible today.
- The White Lion in Redhill Surrey is the oldest pub in Redhill, there were rumours it was haunted and the pub closed once and for all in 2022.
- Gatton Park near Redhill is part of the Gatton estate that was designed by the famous landscape gardener, Capability Brown. Here, you’ll find a wonderful Japanese garden, a rock and water garden, formal Victorian gardens kept as they were intended and walled gardens. A visit in February lets tourists enjoy the Snowdrop Spectacular.
- Redhill is one of the few places in the UK where Fuller’s Earth can be found. This amazing clay material can decolorize oil or other liquids without the use of harsh chemical treatment. Excavation of the compound ceased in Redhill at the turn of the century.
- Alfred Nobel gave his first demonstration of dynamite at a Merstham quarry, two miles north of Redhill in 1868.