Drive247 Colchester is a driving school, offering lessons with local, fully qualified instructors. Learning to drive with us, you will increase your chances of passing fast and first time – we have an excellent 92% first-time pass rate. We offer weekly, semi-intensive and intensive driving courses in Colchester and the surrounding area. Our instructors are all local to Colchester, fully qualified and experienced in teaching people to drive. Lessons in Colchester start from just £26 and we offer huge savings on block bookings.
Driving School In Colchester
Our driving school in Colchester has been teaching people to drive since 2010. We are trusted by many to help them pass their driving tests quickly and safely. Over the last 10 years providing lessons, we have gained an excellent reputation as one of the UK’s leading driving schools. Our office team will call you after your first lesson to see if you’re happy and if there’s anything we can do to improve your experience.
Driving Instructors in Colchester
When learning to drive, we believe it’s important your instructor knows the area and the roads well. Our driving instructors in Colchester are all local to the area, so they know the best spots to take you for your lessons at every stage of your learning and will know the best places to practice manoeuvres such as the parallel park. They will also regularly show you the test routes in Colchester so that you’re familiar with them when you take your test.
Intensive Driving Courses Colchester
Learning to drive doesn’t have to take ages or cost too much. With one of our intensive driving courses in Colchester, you will not only save yourself time but also money. We have various intensive course options to choose from, and your Colchester based driving instructor will tailor your course to your needs. We never sub our intensive courses out to instructors we don’t know, dedicated Drive247 instructors teach all of our intensive courses.
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Weekly & Intensive Lessons Available
- Take an intensive course over 1-2 weeks which is tailored to your needs.
- Want to switch? You can change from weekly to intensive once you’ve started.
- Do 2-4 hours of lessons per week and pass in about 3 months (our average pass time in )
Where to find us
- Albert Street
- United Kingdom
- CO1 1RX
- Monday - Friday 7am - 9pm
- Saturday & Sunday 7am - 6pm
What people say about us
“So happy that I found Drive247 driving school. I instantly felt at ease with my instructor and had fun during my lessons. Would highly recommend them to anyone looking to learn to drive in Colchester.”
“I passed first time with only 1 minor after learning with Drive247. The office team were really helpful and matched me to a great instructor who I got on really well with.”
“Couldn’t be happier with my experience learning to drive with Drive247. My instructor was brilliant and really helped me to learn fast and build up my confidence. Will be recommending to all of my mates!”
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are your driving instructors in Colchester fully qualified?
At our driving school in Colchester, we only use fully qualified driving instructors from the local area. We will never put you with an instructor we don’t know, our instructors are all dedicated to Drive247 and approved by us. They will help you learn quickly and you’ll be joining our 92% first time pass rate before you know it!
Do you offer automatic driving lessons in Colchester?
Yes, we have instructors offering both manual and automatic driving lessons in Colchester. If you’re looking to learn in an automatic vehicle, just let us know when booking your first lesson and we’ll arrange this for you.
Do you have female driving instructors in Colchester?
Yes, we have several fully qualified male and female driving instructors in Colchester, offering lessons in manual and automatic cars.
What are the different lesson options you offer?
We have a wide range of driving lesson options available for our pupils to choose from. At our Colchester driving school, we offer weekly lessons and intensive driving courses. We also offer pass plus courses, motorway driving lessons and refresher driving lessons.
Will my instructor help me with my theory test?
Our instructors are trained to help with every aspect of learning to drive, including helping you to prepare for your theory test. Pupils learning with us will receive access to online theory training and your instructor will regularly test you and check your progress during your lessons.