Intensive Driving Courses in Kensington and Chelsea

Many learner drivers in Kensington and Chelsea just can’t wait to get behind the wheel. Read on to find out how you could be on the road in just a few weeks with our intensive driving courses.

Booking a Course

At PassMeFast, we like to think we’re a bit different to your average driving school. While many companies which offer intensive driving courses include expensive additions like a ‘guaranteed pass’, and stipulate that you need to take all your lessons in a space of 5 days, we do things a more flexible way.

So, if you need to fit lessons around a busy schedule, that’s fine—our instructors work evenings and weekends. Also, whether you need picking up from home or work, that’s also fine—we’re more than happy to accommodate your needs.

Interested in automatic driving lessons in Kensington and Chelsea?

The majority of cars on UK roads have manual transmissions, and this is the type of car that most learners choose to take their test in too. However, automatic cars can be a really good option for some people, and they’re becoming more and more popular in the UK.

You do need to bear in mind that if you take your test in an automatic, you’ll have a licence that only permits you to drive automatic cars—unless you choose to retake your test. Still, at PassMeFast we think it should be your choice what type of car you learn to drive in, and that’s why you can take all of our courses in either an automatic or a manual.

If the prospect of skipping out those tiresome hours perfecting clutch control sounds appealing to you, click here to book your automatic course now.

Best of all, we take all the hassle out of learning to drive—something that we know puts many people off. As soon as you make a booking with us, we’ll assign you one of our DVSA-approved instructors, who will be with you every step of the way. We also book you a fast-tracked practical test, which gives you a concrete date to work towards. The whole process couldn’t be simpler, and you could be passed within a matter of weeks.

If this sounds like music to your ears, give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to get things started right away.

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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 Kensington and Chelsea

The DVSA chose not to place any driving test centres in central London boroughs, like Kensington and Chelsea, for obvious reasons. So, this means you’ll have to travel a bit further afield to take your test. While this might sound like a lot of hassle, bear in mind that you’ll likely be driving on much less nerve-wracking roads than those in central London. Isleworth (Fleming Way) is the closest test centre to Kensington and Chelsea, so this is where most learners from the area head to.

Theory Test Centres in Kensington and Chelsea

Just like practical test centres, there is nowhere to take your theory test in Kensington and Chelsea either. Southwark is the most convenient theory test centre for learners in Kensington and Chelsea. It can easily be reached on public transport—just head to London Bridge railway or underground station.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Don’t fret if you haven’t booked your theory test yet—we can arrange it for a time that suits you when you book in.

Driving Around Kensington and Chelsea

Like many areas of London, both Kensington and Chelsea are largely made up of busy side streets, intersected by A roads. Along these streets you’ll find a wide range of obstacles, including roundabouts, box junctions, and pedestrian crossings. Simply driving around the area with your instructor will give you a great knowledge of some of the trickiest driving challenges.

Map of Kensington and Chelsea within Greater London

One eventuality that you might not encounter in your driving lessons, but you do need to be prepared for while driving, is emergency vehicles such as police cars and ambulances. No need to worry, though—follow our tips for dealing with emergency vehicles safely and you’ll be good to go.

Kensington and Chelsea Fact File

Famous for... Notting Hill Carnival
Population 155,700
County Greater London
Local council Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Major local roads A308 to Maidenhead
A3220 to Clapham Common and White City
A4 to the City and Avonmouth
A40 (Westway) to the City and Fishguard
Served by Central line
Circle line
District line
Hammersmith & City line
Piccadilly line
London Overground
Railway stations Kensington (Olympia) train station
West Brompton train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Kensington and Chelsea
Wikipedia

Places in Kensington and Chelsea

Chelsea

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KEY FACTS

  • Of course, this area is home to the cast of Channel 4’s famous reality show Made in Chelsea
  • King’s Road in Chelsea is known for being the centre of the ‘swinging sixties
  • The area’s most famous culinary export is the Chelsea Bun
  • Famous locals include politician Shirley Williams and comedian Omid Djalili

Holland Park

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KEY FACTS

  • This area has no official boundaries, but is centred around Holland Park Road
  • Holland Park is famous for its grand white stucco mansions
  • The park is home to a unique Kyoto garden
  • In television, Holland Park was home to Edina Monsoon in 90s sitcom Absolutely Fabulous

Kensington

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KEY FACTS

  • Kensington is home to two of London’s most expensive streets
  • This area is where you’ll find London’s Museum District
  • Kensington is home to many London-based newspapers, including the Metro, Evening Standard, and Daily Mail
  • Among those born in the area are Beatrix PotterDido and Andrew Lloyd Webber

Notting Hill

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KEY FACTS

  • Notting Hill will forever be ingrained in many people’s minds as the setting for the Richard Curtis film of the same name
  • This area hosts the world-renowned Notting Hill Carnival every year
  • Famous street artist Banksy painted his work on a wall on the corner of Portobello Road in this area
  • In the 2000s, the area was home to the Notting Hill set of Conservative politicians

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Even if you don’t reside in Kensington or Chelsea, you needn’t worry. PassMeFast covers the whole of Greater London, so no matter where you’re from we’ll be here to help you out. Check out some of our other areas by clicking the links below.

Alternatively, if you’re ready to kick start your driving career, give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to book online.

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