Intensive Driving Courses in East London 

We can help to get you on the road and driving around London at PassMeFast. Getting your licence couldn’t be quicker and easier with our intensive crash courses. We offer flexible courses to fit around you and your lifestyle. Find out more about our intensive driving courses and semi-intensive driving courses.

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Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in East London 

Across East London from Tower Hamlets, to Hackney, Waltham Forest to Barking and Dagenham, we can get you test-ready at PassMeFast. Learning to drive with us gives you freedom to choose from a range of courses depending on the level of experience you have, whether you’re a complete beginner, have some prior experience or just need a refresher to get you test ready. Don’t forget you’ll be able to add theory and practical tests to your course and when you do, we’ll fast track them so that you can beat the usual wait times.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in East London?

Not interest in learning to drive with a clutch? No problem! You can make gear changes go smoothly with one of our automatic courses. Just be sure to select auto when booking your course. Did you know that an automatic licence only allows you to drive an automatic car. Before choosing this option, please make sure that this is right option for you. If you decide you’d like to drive a manual in the future, you will need to take your test again in a manual car.

If you have any queries or simply need help to choose which course is right for you, then please call our Support team 0333 123 4949 who are ready to lend a helping hand.

When you’re on the road you'll be learning with an expert professional instructor from our network of drivers. Their experience and patience will help to take the stress away from getting your license and help you to become a confident driver.

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Automatic and manual 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

Practical Driving Test Centres in East London 

There are several practical driving test centres to choose from in East London for those who live locally there’s Barking (Tanner Street), Goodmayes, Wanstead, Loughton and Hither Green. Don’t forget that there are other test centres in and around London so you can choose the one that best suits your needs. Find your local test centre here.

Theory Test Centres in East London

Theory Test Centres in East London include Ilford, Mile End and Southwark. If none of these are convenient then please see a list of theory test centres in Greater London and select the one that works for you.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Your theory test Matters! Without passing your theory test you won’t be able to book your practical test, so it’s advisable to get this booked as soon as you can. If you’ve not already booked, then don’t worry because you can book your theory test by adding it onto your PassMeFast course, and we’ll arrange everything for you.

Driving Around East London

Becoming accustomed to the roads near to your practical test centre is important. It means that you’ll be learning to drive on the roads that you’ll eventually be tested on. Learning this way means that you’ll be more confident and have an idea to the road conditions in the area and what to expect.



East London is full of cultural richness with lots to see, the roads though can be busy. Like many places in London traffic can be heavy during peak hours and around major routes such as the A13, A12 and A406. It’s important to be aware of differing driving styles in the area and varying road conditions. The quality of the roads can vary with some areas having well maintained surfaces and others suffering from potholes or uneven surfaces. Whilst driving around the area you may encounter interactions with buses, cyclists and pedestrians so it’s important to read the road ahead and check your mirrors!



Places in East London


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  • A diverse and vibrant borough which is rich in history with a dynamic culture.
  • There are good transport links in Hackney with the A10 and A12 providing good road links to other parts of London.
  • Several parks and plenty of green space can be found at London Fields, Victoria Park and Hackney Marshes.
  • Festivals are held annually in Hackney including Hackney Carnival and Hackney WickED Arts Festival.


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  • Home to one of London’s busiest transport hubs with National Rail, London overground and London underground links including Central and Jubilee lines.
  • A growing borough especially after the 2012 London Olympics which transformed Startford into a modern urban district.
  • Many attractions such as Theatre Royal Stratford East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre.
  • Major sporting events take place in Stratford particularly at the London Stadium.


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  • Situated in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Its history dates back to the 12th century with its name derived from the bow shaped bridge built to cross the River Lea.
  • Roman Road Market, and one of the largest public parks,Victoria Park, can be found in Bow.
  • Bow is well connected via the District and Hammersmith London Underground Lines.
  • Several universities are in proximity including Queen Mary University of London.

Bethnal Green

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  • Located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London, Bethnal Green has medieval origins with its name derived from “Blithehale” (happy corner).
  • Quick and easy access into central London via the London Underground Central Line.
  • The notorious gangsters, The Kray Twins were born and raised in Bethnal Green.
  • There is much to see and do in Bethnal Green including visiting York Hall, or visiting the vibrant street scene and artwork by famous artists including Banksy.


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  • Located next to the City of London Shoreditch is situated in the Borough of Hackney.
  • Served by the London Overground network and London Underground Northern Line via Old Street Station.
  • Famous for its nightlife with plenty of clubs, pubs and bars e.g. XOYO, Cargo and Queen of Hoxton.
  • You’ll find many walls featuring street art with works from artists like Banksy and Stik.


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  • The area is cycle friendly, with numerous bus routes and it’s served by both underground and overground routes via Walthamstow Central.
  • William Morris an influential designer, artist, and socialist was born in Walthamstow.
  • Green spaces close by include Epping Forest and Lee Valley Park.
  • Home to Europe’s longest outdoor market, the William Morris Gallery, God’s Own Junkyard and Lloyd Park.


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  • Located approximately 7 miles northeast of Central London and part of Waltham Forest
  • Notable residents have included Alfred Hitchcock the legendary film director who was born and raised in Leytonstone.
  • Served by the Central Line at Leytonstone Station, overground rail, buses and cycling lanes.
  • Key areas to visit include Hitchcock talks and tours, Wanstead Flats, Hollow Ponds, and Leytonstone Library.


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  • Situated in the Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Barking is approximately 9 miles east of Central London
  • Connected via Barking Station served by the District and Hammersmith Lines, the A13 and A406 major roads, and bus routes.
  • Home to Barking Abbey, which was founded in 666 AD, Barking Abbey was one of the most important nunneries in medieval England.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft the famous writer and advocate of women’s rights, lived in Barking for a period.


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  • Dagenham is situated in the London Borough and Barking and Dagenham approximately 11 miles east of Central London.
  • Home to one of the largest car manufacturing plants in Europe, playing an important role in the local economy and employment.
  • Green spaces in the area include Beam Valley Country Park and Parsloes Park with a large recreational area for residents.
  • A diverse community and cultural heritage with a mix of housing types, from period, to modern developments.

Canary Wharf

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  • Situated on the Isle of Dogs along the River Thames in East London. Canary Wharf is part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
  • Well connected with transport links including the Underground Jubilee Line as well as river bus services along the Thames.
  • Well known as a major financial services business district in London, along with modern architecture.
  • Home to headquarters of major banks including HSBC Tower and Citigroup Centre as well as law firms and media organisations.

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Don’t live in East London but still want to book one of our intensive or semi-intensive courses? PassMeFast covers areas across the whole of London and counties close to London such as Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire. Find out about our courses in other areas:

London Areas Covered

North London







Waltham Forest


South London




Kingston Upon Thames







West London



Hammersmith and Fulham




Kensington and Chelsea

Richmond Upon Thames


Central London


Hammersmith and Fulham


Kensington and Chelsea



Tower Hamlets


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