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Learning to Drive in Telford
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.
Telford’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is lower than the national average sitting at 39.5%.
The test centres in Telford are Horton Road which has a pass rate of 41.8%, Shrewsbury at 52.1%, Featherstone at 38.8%, and Stafford at 48.9%
The nearest additional driving test centres for Telford are in Wolverhampton at 35.5%, Dudley at 42.0%, Wednesbury at 34.7%, and Oswestry which has a higher pass rate of 50.3%.
Telford’s Practical Driving Test Centres
- Dudley, (Telford), Newton House, The Pensnett Estate, Kingswinford, DY6 7YE
- Featherston, (Telford), Driving Test Centre Featherston LGV, Cat & Kitten Lane, Featherstone, WV10 7JD
- Oswestry, (Telford), Mile Oak Industrial Estate, Maesbury Road, Oswestry SY10 8GA
- Shrewsbury, (Telford), Stafford Drive, Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury SY1 3BF
- Stafford, (Telford), Unit 7, Greyfriars Business Park, Frank Foley Way, Stafford ST16 2RF
- Telford, (Telford), (wheelchair accessible), 35 Horton Road, Telford TF1 7FR
- Wolverhampton, (Telford), Spring Road, Spring Road Industrial Estate, Ettingshal, Wolverhampton WV4 6JX
- Wednesbury, (Telford), Knowles Street, Wednesbury, WS10 9HN
Telford’s Theory Test Centres
- Dudley, (Telford), Lower Ground Floor, Trafalgar House, 47 – 49 Kings Street, Dudley DY2 8PS
- Shrewsbury, (Telford), Suite 2, Ground Floor, Canon Court West, Abbey Lawn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 5DE
- Stoke on Trent, (Telford), Ground Floor, Unit 8A Whittle Court, Town Road Business Quarter, Hanley ST1 2QE
- Wolverhampton, (Telford), Second Floor, Derwent House, 42 – 46 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4XB
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Telford – did you know?
- Telford is the largest town in Shropshire with a population of 155,500 residents calling it home.
- Shrewsbury, in the Telford area, is truly ancient and full of twisted Tudor buildings and narrow passageways called ‘shuts’.
- The Iron Bridge in Telford was the first structure of it’s kind to be made from cast iron. The bridge wasn’t designed by the famed engineers Brunel or Telford, but rather an architect from Shrewsbury called Thomas Pritchard.
- Up until 1950, everyone that wanted to use the Iron Bridge in Telford had to pay a toll to cross, even the Queen had to pay her way!
- Telford is named after the Scottish Civil Engineer, Thomas Telford. Unlike many other UK towns, Telford was planned out in advance of the roads and buildings being built.
- Telford might be the youngest town in the UK, it’s a mere 50ish years old having been founded in 1968 with a population of 75,000 people
- Telford was designed as a Forest City and more than 1 million trees of 150 different species were planted there.
- Telford Park is regarded as one of the best urban parks in the whole of the UK. Criss-crossed with cycle paths and walking tracks, it’s the perfect place for a summertime picnic.
- Shopping in Telford centre is a delight! More than 160 different independent shops have businesses there and cafes, cocktail bars and restaurants abound to sate any appetite built up over a shopping spree!