Intensive Driving Courses in Croydon

If you’re looking to take driving lessons in Croydon, but don’t want to wait around for months to take your test, then PassMeFast could be the answer to your prayers. Our intensive and semi-intensive courses help learners to pass their test just weeks after making their initial booking. Read on for everything you need to know about our driving school, including information on how to book your course.

Booking a Course

PassMeFast aims to speed up and simplify every learner’s journey to passing. Unlike other driving schools, we won’t drag your course out over a long period of time. Instead, we offer focused, intensive courses that enable you to learn all the skills you need to get up to test standard in just weeks—or even days.

What makes us different, however, is the flexibility we offer. While some companies only offer a single type of course, we have nine different options to choose from: from five to forty-eight hours, all of which can be found on our prices page.

Interested in automatic driving lessons in Croydon?

While manual cars are often seen as the default choice for learners, they’re not the only option. Automatic cars are, in fact, rising in popularity—and with no clutch pedal nor gears to deal with, it’s easy to see why.

If you’re weighing up whether or not to go auto, be sure to get the facts first. Don’t be fooled into thinking they’re an easy option: their reputation as a ticket to a ‘guaranteed pass’ is vastly overstated. In fact, manual vs automatic pass rate stats show that automatic pass rates are actually lower!

However, if you know that you’re going to be driving almost exclusively in urban areas after passing your test, and you’re looking for a car that makes it a little easier to drive in very slow city traffic, an automatic car could be the way to go.

Whichever way you make your mind up, PassMeFast can help. All of our courses are available in both manual and automatic cars. The decision is up to you!

You’ll also be able to spread your lessons out to fit your schedule. Our twenty-hour course, for example, could be taken over a 5 day period, with 4 hours of lessons per day—or, alternatively, you could take two hours per day over a couple of weeks.

No matter your preferences, you’ll still be able to get your licence well ahead of the usual waiting times, thanks to PassMeFast’s fast-track practical test service. Meanwhile, your lessons will always be taught one-on-one by a local, DVSA-approved instructor—and you’ll even have your very own Booking Agent, dedicated to sorting out all the behind-the-scenes work for you.

If you’re looking for a driving school that takes care of the admin and lets you get on with the driving, you don’t have to look far. Come to PassMeFast: call us on 0333 123 4949 to speak to our sales team, or click below to go straight to our online booking form.

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Why Choose PassMeFast?

  • Courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Test Centres in Croydon

Some London boroughs make choosing a practical test centre tricky—either because there are several to choose from, or because there are none at all. Thankfully, Croydon makes things easy for local learners, with just one practical test centre located here. Most learners here, therefore, will be heading to the Croydon practical test centre, which can be found to the north-west of the town centre, a short drive from the Valley Retail Park.

Theory Test Centres in Croydon

Croydon is one of only a handful of London boroughs with both a practical and a theory test centre within its borders. So, if you’re yet to click your way to theory test pass glory, you won’t need to travel far to do so: the Croydon theory test centre can be found in the middle of town. Feeling a bit nervous before taking your test? Allay your fears and get the facts by reading our article dispelling some of the top theory test myths.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Some learners don’t realise it, but your tests must be taken in a specific order: you must pass your theory test before being able to book a practical. Don’t worry, though—even if you haven’t passed your theory yet, you can still book a PassMeFast course! Just be sure to add a theory test onto your booking.

Driving Around Croydon

During your lessons, you’ll spend plenty of time getting to know every nook and cranny of Croydon’s roads. This will include everything from dual carriageways such as the A23 (Purley Way) through to residential areas like Thornton Heath, where you may find yourself navigating narrow roads lined on either side with parked cars. Remember to watch out for double red lines, too—stopping at any time is forbidden here, so make sure you don’t pull over onto one of them accidentally!

Map of Croydon within Greater London

New drivers might find all of this a bit overwhelming to begin with, but don’t worry: at PassMeFast, you’ll receive one-on-one tuition from your instructor, ensuring that you’ll be able to complete the most challenging manoeuvres and drive on even the busiest roads without breaking a sweat. Take a look at some of our real life stories to see just how effective our intensive courses can be!

Croydon Fact File

Famous for... Addington Palace
Population 384,800
County Greater London
Local council London Borough of Croydon
Major local roads A22 to Eastbourne
A23 to Brighton and Central London
A232 to Ewell and Orpington
Served by London Overground
Tramlink
Railway stations East Croydon train station
Norwood Junction train station
Thornton Heath train station
West Croydon train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Croydon
Wikipedia

Places in Croydon

Coulsdon

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KEY FACTS

  • Lying at the southern end of Greater London, Coulsdon is part of the North Downs
  • There is evidence of human activity in the area dating back to the Neolithic era
  • Old Coulsdon is home to the Grade I listed Church of St John the Evangelist
  • There are a number of open spaces in the area, including part of the London LOOP footpath

Croydon

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KEY FACTS

  • The Surrey Iron Railway, which connected Croydon to Wandsworth and opened in 1803, was the world’s first public railway
  • The town also has strong links with aviation history, with Croydon Airport serving as London’s main airport during the 20s, 30s and 40s
  • Croydon’s Tramlink system makes it the only part of Greater London covered by trams
  • The local BRIT School has nurtured many famous alumni, including Adele and Amy Winehouse

Crystal Palace

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KEY FACTS

  • The area is named after the Crystal Palace built for the Great Exhibition in 1851
  • Crystal Palace served as a filming location for The Italian Job and The Pleasure Garden
  • Today, the area is probably best known for the football team which bears its name: Crystal Palace FC
  • In 2016, The Sunday Times listed Crystal Palace as one of London’s best places to live

Norwood

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KEY FACTS

  • Norwood takes its name from the Great North Wood which once covered the area
  • Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle lived in Norwood during the 1890s
  • The lost Jules Rimet Trophy was discovered at Beulah Hill in the area by a dog called Pickles in 1966
  • The Thameslink Programme will link Norwood by rail to areas across the South East

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

PassMeFast have already helped thousands of learners to turn L plates into P plates—and with millions of people within our coverage area, we can’t wait to help even more new drivers write their very own pass story. Check out a few more of the areas we cover below:

Can’t wait to get on the road? We’re here to help! Simply give us a bell on 0333 123 4949, or book your course online in just a few minutes—start by clicking the button below.

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