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Wimbledon is a southwest London suburban district located in the London Borough of Merton. It contains Wimbledon Common which is one of the largest areas of common land in London. It is most famous for The Wimbledon Tennis Championships which take place every year and attracts the best players from around the world. Wimbledon can be reached by car via the A3 or A297. Wimbledon has excellent public transport links. Tube and railway stations include: Wimbledon station, Wimbledon Chase railway station, Raynes Park railway station, Wimbledon Park and South Wimbledon.
Driving Lessons in Wimbledon, London, SW19
Lanes School of Driving was established over a hundred years ago in 1914. Starting from humble beginnings, Lanes’ reputation grew through word of mouth. Today Lanes is well established as a centre of excellence in driving instruction.
At Lanes, pupils are perceived as individuals. Lanes offer courses that are carefully calibrated to meet the unique requirements of each pupil. Committed pupils can select from one of our intensive driving courses. Pupils can learn theory in conjunction with practical lessons, or as part of a separate course.
After passing their driving test, pupils can opt for further instruction in the form of after pass courses. These include: Motorway Driving, Parking Skills, Advanced Driving, and Pass Plus.
Lanes is aware that students can lead very busy lives. Lanes gives pupils the choice to book lessons at the time most convenient to them. Pupils are advised to choose regular weekly lessons but single lessons can also be booked.
Every pupil at Lanes can be assured of one to one instruction ensuring the full attention of the instructor throughout their lesson.
Lanes has a range of superb cars available to pupils.
Pupils can arrange to be picked up by their instructor before the start of their lessons, and returned home safely at the end.
"I feel at ease, whereas before I felt very anxious and procrastinated this for a long time. I enjoy Nicks company and instruction because I never feel like an idiot."
Driving Instructor in Wimbledon, London, SW19
Lanes has an team of over 40 experienced driving instructors on hand. Pupils can select the instructor which is the most compatible with them. Our instructors have successfully taught drivers from age 17 to age 70 and over. Nervous pupils will be reassured by our instructors.
Lanes’ instructors are qualified to the highest level. They are all fully qualified Approved Driving Instructors registered with the DSA. Pupils will keep the same instructor throughout their lessons to ensure continuity of teaching.
Female Driving Instructor in Wimbledon, London, SW19
Lanes is aware that learner drivers can be nervous about their first lesson. Female drivers can be particularly anxious about being partnered with a male driving instructor. At Lanes, pupils can elect to be taught by one of our female instructors.
Our female driving instructors have a calm and relaxed approach to lessons. Pupils will often learn faster when they feel they are not under pressure.
"I came to Lanes as a really nervous driver, having had lessons elsewhere. After just a couple of lessons with Heidi I am feeling more relaxed and am starting to enjoy driving. She is an excellent teacher and explains things incredibly well, but also has the ability to keep me at ease when on the roads."
Automatic Driving Instructor in Wimbledon, London, SW19
Many pupils prefer to learn in an automatic car. Manual cars have the advantage of allowing greater control while driving.
Nevertheless, to the beginner, the challenges of manual driving can be bewildering. Automatic cars allow pupils to be free from having to manually change gears and control the clutch. We normally find that pupils will learn faster in automatic cars.
LOCAL TEST CENTRES AND PASS RATES IN WIMBLEDON
Wimbledon test centres:
Morden, SM4 4PE – 48.9% pass rate
Mitcham, CR0 3AQ – 42.2% pass rate
Tolworth, KT6 7RZ – 50.3% pass rate
*All the pass rate information is from 2019-2020.