Intensive Driving Courses in Basingstoke

If you live in the Basingstoke area and want to get on the road, don’t settle for any old driving school. Come to PassMeFast for tailored courses which fit around your life and can help you to get your licence in as little as one week. Find out more about everything we have to offer for learners here in Basingstoke.

Booking A Course

Here in Basingstoke and across north Hampshire, taking your driving lessons with us means getting in the fast lane. That’s because we go the extra mile, including everything you need to make your driving journey a success.

To begin with, we have a range of courses to suit learners of any experience level, all of which can be seen at our prices page. We’ve even put together a handy course recommender to help you make the right choice. You’ll have the ability to add on theory and practical tests to your course—and when you do, we’ll fast-track them, ensuring that you beat the usual waiting times.

Interested in automatic driving lessons in Basingstoke?

At PassMeFast, we understand that not everyone’s a fan of a manual. If you’d prefer not to deal with clutch control and want to make gear changes go a lot more smoothly, one of our automatic courses could be ideal for you. Just select auto when booking your course.

What really makes us different, though, is our people. Here in our head office, you’ll have a dedicated member of staff looking after every aspect of your booking. They’ll also be there to answer any queries you may have during your course. Meanwhile, out on the road, you’ll be learning with high-grade instructors, whose experience and patience help take the stress out of getting your licence, giving you the best chance of passing.

If you’d like to join the thousands of happy learners who’ve already got their full UK driving licence with us, then don’t delay. Give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or book your intensive or semi-intensive driving course online.

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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 Basingstoke

While there’s no way to be sure of a ‘guaranteed pass’ on any individual practical, one of the best ways to avoid driving test faults is to feel confident about the area you’re driving in. That’s why it’s always good to have a solid knowledge of your local test centre. If you live in northern Hampshire, then the Basingstoke test centre will be your closest option, with other local centres found in Farnborough and Winchester.

Theory Test Centres in Basingstoke

Though Basingstoke’s learners are fortunate enough not to have to travel for the practical test, a short commute will be necessary when it comes to the first hurdle you’ll need to pass: the theory test. Luckily, the journey shouldn’t be too long, as test centres are available in nearby Andover, Reading and Aldershot.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Still studying for your theory? Not sure whether you’ll need a 5 hour or 5 day revision plan? No matter how you choose to prepare, one of the smartest moves you can make is to get your test date booked in early. That way, you won’t face any delays in booking your practical test! Simply add a theory onto your PassMeFast booking, and we’ll arrange the appointment for you.

Driving Around Basingstoke

Learning to drive is about more than getting to grips with clutch control and figuring out the finer points of parallel parking. For the best chance of practical test success, you’ll also need to know a thing or two about where you’ll be driving. That’s why, during your lessons with PassMeFast, you’ll spend time in the area where your test is due to take place. This helps to put you at ease during the day, meaning you can spend less time panicking about unexpected road features and more time focusing on impressing your examiner.

Map showing Basingstoke within Hampshire

As Basingstoke has its own test centre, learners here will be lucky enough to spend their lesson time in the local area. Road features to look out for here include multi-lane roundabouts, such as those on Aldermaston Road or Hackwood Road, and major A roads, including the Ringway.

Basingstoke Fact File

Famous for Roundabout City
Population 113,776
County Hampshire
Local council Basingstoke and Deane
Major local roads A30 to Hounslow and Land's End
A33 to Reading and Winchester
A339 to Alton and Newbury
A340 to Pangbourne
Railway station Basingstoke train station
More local information Google Maps
Weather in Basingstoke
Wikipedia

Places near Basingstoke

Alton

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KEY FACTS

  • Alton was the site of a battle during the English Civil War, which left visible damage on the town’s church
  • During the last decade of her life, Jane Austen lived just outside Alton, at Chawton House
  • The town commemorates this connection each year with the holding of the Jane Austen Regency Week festival
  • Alton is also home to the Curtis Museum, which focuses on local history

Hook

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KEY FACTS

  • A relatively recently founded town, Hook first came into being in the late eighteenth century
  • The town’s first church, St John the Evangelist, was completed in 1938 following a fundraising scheme
  • Thomas Burberry, who founded the Burberry fashion house, lived here towards the end of his life
  • Hook is home to one of the few taxibus services in operation in the UK

Oakley

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KEY FACTS

  • Oakley Hall, a Georgian manor house to the west of the village, is one of the key local landmarks
  • At the centre of Oakley is a duck pond, which is home to both coots and mallards
  • A monthly magazine, Link, is published in the village and available to all residents
  • In 2011, pupils at the local primary school won a competition to create a mini-adventure for Doctor Who

Tadley

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KEY FACTS

  • Records of Tadley’s existence date back to the tenth century, during the reign of Edward the Elder
  • Tadley lies close to the northernmost part of Hampshire, and is on the border with Berkshire
  • A local legend once held that there were treacle mines in the village; an annual Treacle Fair celebrates this belief
  • A major employer in the town is the Atomic Weapons Establishment, whose base is situated at the former RAF Aldermaston site

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Don’t live in Basingstoke, but still want to book one of our intensive or semi-intensive courses? We’re pleased to say that PassMeFast covers all of Hampshire, meaning you’re still covered! Find out more about our courses in other nearby towns and cities by following the links below.

The road to driving doesn’t have to be long. Give PassMeFast a call now on 0333 123 4949. You can also book online by clicking the button below!

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