South Norwood is in South East London within the London Borough of Croydon.
Along with Norwood, it forms the ward of South Norwood has a population of just over 14,000 from the 2001 census.
The country park in Norwood opened in 1989 plus at the Northern end of the town there is the South Norwood Lake which was created when the Croydon Canal was no longer used. This is now a popular sailing and fishing spot.
Many of the residents of Norwood commute into the City or Croydon using the convenient train station
Lanes School of Driving first opened its doors to the public in 1914. Lanes’ reputation soon spread by word of mouth and it now well established as a centre for excellence in driving instruction.
At Lanes we treat every pupil as an individual and our courses are tailored accordingly. Our popular intensive driving courses are ideal for pupils who want to learn fast. Theory lessons are available either as a component of practical lessons, or as a separate course.
Our pupils have the chance to take further lessons after they pass their driving test. After pass courses are available including: Advanced Driving. Pass Plus, Motorway Driving, and Parking Skills.
Lanes often encounter pupils with very busy lives. At Lanes, pupils have great flexibility over the timetabling of their lessons. Lessons can be taken as part of a regular weekly course, or separately as single lessons.
Lanes ensures that all pupils are given instruction on a one to one basis. In this way each pupil has the maximum attention from the instructor and their mistakes can be rectified swiftly.
Lanes proudly boasts a range of quality cars for pupils to enjoy.
Arrangements can be made for pupils to be collected prior to their lesson and returned safely home at the end.
Driving Instructor in South Norwood, SE25
Lanes has over 40 driving instructors available. Pupils can select the instructor that is right for them. Our instructors have taught pupils of all ages: from 17 to over 70. Nervous pupils will be immediately reassured by our experienced instructors.
Lanes’ instructors are registered with the DSA and are qualified as Approved Driving Instructors. Pupils keep the same instructor throughout their course who will be thoroughly familiar with their sticking points.
Female Driving Instructor in South Norwood, SE25
Learning to drive can make some pupils nervous. Female pupils can be apprehensive about having to learn in the presence of a male instructor. At Lanes we allow pupils to choose a female instructor if they prefer.
Our female driving instructors are kind and easygoing. They are excellent at ensuring that students feel relaxed and unpressured.
Automatic Driving Instructor in South Norwood, SE25
Some of Lanes’ pupils prefer to take lessons in an automatic car. Advocates of manual cars might argue that they offer more control.
However many beginners feel intimidated by manual cars. Automatic cars do away with the hassle of manual gear changing and the dangers of stalling. In our experience, pupils usually learn faster in automatic cars.