Intensive Driving Courses in Kingston upon Thames

As the only borough in London not to be served by the Tube, Overground, Tramlink, or even the upcoming Crossrail service, driving is more of a necessity in Kingston upon Thames than perhaps anywhere else in the capital. Thankfully, PassMeFast’s intensive courses can help you to get on the road here quickly, without compromising on quality. Keep reading for all the information you need on our driving school, and the lessons we offer here in Kingston upon Thames.

Booking A Course

Intensive courses don’t have to be about squeezing all your lessons into a 5 day timeframe. If you’d rather avoid booking one week’s holiday, but still want to get your licence within weeks, PassMeFast are the driving school to turn to.

We’ve got form in helping a wide variety of learners to pass their test. It doesn’t matter how much experience you’ve already had, how confident you’re feeling, or whether or not you have special requirements, such as learning to drive with dyspraxia: we can help you get the job done.

Unlike some companies, who only offer a single type of course, there are nine different PassMeFast courses to choose from. Available to compare side-by-side on our prices page, our courses are tailored to suit total newcomers, highly experienced learners, and everyone in between.

Interested in automatic driving lessons in Kingston upon Thames?

Once upon a time, almost every car on Britain’s roads had manual transmission. Now, however, times are changing, and automatic cars are soaring in popularity.

Going auto definitely brings some benefits: with no gears and no clutch to worry about, you’ll experience much less hassle when driving in urban traffic.

However, an auto car isn’t an easy ride. In fact, with automatic pass rates actually standing below those in manual cars, anyone hoping for a guaranteed pass will be sorely disappointed.

Our advice is to remember that driving any car, regardless of transmission, requires the same level of skill and attention. Put in the work, and you’ll master the road—in either manual or automatic.

PassMeFast offers all of its courses in both automatic and manual cars, so the power is in your hands. Please note that prices may vary depending on your chosen transmission.

We also ensure that the scheduling of the driving lessons you take with us fits with your test date. To achieve this, we’ll book your test date in advance, before assigning you one of our DVSA-approved instructors. You won’t be left hanging around, though—thanks to our fast-track department, you can beat the long driving test waiting times. In fact, our students pass weeks or even months ahead of what is normally possible.

With comprehensive and flexible courses available across London, there are so many great reasons to choose PassMeFast’s courses in Kingston upon Thames. To book with us, call 0333 123 4949 to speak to our friendly sales team, or go straight to our booking form by clicking the button below.

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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 Kingston upon Thames

Done with your lessons? Ready for the examiner’s beady eye to assess whether or not to hand you that pass certificate? Great stuff! You’ll need to head to your local test centre to sit your practical test. For students in Kingston upon Thames, that means hot footing it to Tolworth. Thankfully, it won’t be too much of a trek—our home and workplace pickups will get your to your test centre without a hitch! Remember that, should you wish, you can even take your instructor on your test with you.

Theory Test Centres in Kingston upon Thames

There aren’t many theory test centres in Greater London—despite the capital’s sizeable population, the DVSA has just eight test centres scattered across the county. Luckily, one of those test centres just so happens to be right here in Kingston upon Thames, just to the south of the town centre. This won’t leave you much time to revise on the bus there, but you might just have a few moments to check out our last-minute theory test tips!

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Not having passed your theory test doesn’t mean that you can’t book a PassMeFast course. It does, however, stop you from booking a practical test. For this reason, you’ll need to add a theory test onto your course if you haven’t passed yet.

Driving Around Kingston upon Thames

You won’t be able to practise an exact test route during your driving lessons—the DVSA no longer publishes them. However, by gaining solid experience on all types of roads in Kingston upon Thames, you’ll be prepared for everything the practical test (and everyday driving) can throw at you.

Map of Kingston upon Thames within Greater London

Your PassMeFast instructor will show you how to respond appropriately to virtually any scenario you’re likely to encounter, whether it’s navigating the Tolworth Roundabout, adapting to the high speeds of the A3, or performing your manoeuvres in local car parks or residential streets. With solid defensive driving skills to your name, you’ll have everything you need in your arsenal to show the roads who’s boss.

Kingston upon Thames Fact File

Famous for... Chessington World of Adventures
Population 174,600
County Greater London
Local council Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Major local roads A240 to Burgh Heath
A243 to Leatherhead
A3 to Central London and Portsmouth
A308 to Brompton and Maidenhead
Served by National Rail
Railway station Kingston train station
New Malden train station
Norbiton train station
Surbiton train station
Worcester Park train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Kingston upon Thames
Wikipedia

Places in Kingston upon Thames

Chessington

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KEY FACTS

  • A local mansion at Chessington was a Royalist stronghold during the English Civil War; destroyed in the conflict, it is now called the Burnt Stub
  • Writer Enid Blyton lived in the area during the 1920s, and a blue plaque commemorates her residence here
  • Game developer and publisher Sega has its European headquarters in Chessington
  • The area is perhaps best known for its theme park, Chessington World of Adventures

Kingston upon Thames

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KEY FACTS

  • Before the Norman Conquest, Kingston was the town where Saxon kings were crowned
  • Kingston was the setting of the comic novel Three Men in a Boat
  • Tertiary education in the town is provided by Kingston University London
  • Road cycling events at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games took place in Kingston

Surbiton

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KEY FACTS

  • Businessman Thomas Pooley established the core of the town of Surbiton in the mid-nineteenth century; it is now considered one of the first commuter towns
  • Surbiton Hockey Club was established in 1874, and is now considered one of the UK’s best field hockey clubs
  • A notable landmark is the town’s imposing, Art Deco train station
  • Several painters of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood lived in the town

Tolworth

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KEY FACTS

  • In the mid-twentieth century, car manufacturers HRG Engineering were based in Tolworth
  • The town’s Toby Jug pub was home to a number of notable performances, including artists such as David Bowie
  • On the suspected site of a former manor lies Tolworth Court Farm Fields, a local nature reserve
  • One-time pirate radio station and current independent station Radio Jackie is based in Tolworth

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

From south London to northern England, PassMeFast’s courses are available across vast swathes of the UK. To read about our courses in just a few nearby areas, visit the links in the list below.

We’re confident that our intensive driving courses work for learners—but don’t just take our word for it. Our customers have had plenty to say about their experience with PassMeFast—just check out their reviews!

We’re so proud of every pass story we’ve been able to help write, and we’d love to be a part of yours. To book in, click the Book Now button below, or call the team on 0333 123 4949.

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