Driving Lessons Dagenham

If you are looking for driving lessons in Dagenham, why not learn to drive with one of our fun friendly and professional driving instructors in the Dagenham area. Our driving lessons in Dagenham are personal, always delivered one on one and great value for money. We have helped hundreds of learner drivers in the area pass their driving test and we are a respected driving school in Dagenham.

Book driving lessons in Dagenham

Our driving instructors in Dagenham are all approved by the DVSA and very experienced. Using our tried and test teaching techniques, we can help you learn to drive in just a few weeks. We will teach you test survival skills and best practice for passing at your chosen test centre.

You can book cheap driving lessons in Dagenham with Book Learn Pass today. Simply fill in the contact form and we can have your first driving lessons scheduled in minutes. If you need your driving license in a short period of time, why not try one of our intensive driving courses in Dagenham. These course run for a shorter period of time, typically 1- 2 weeks depending on your availability. Our crash driving courses in Dagenham will have you at test standard and ready to take your driving test in no time at all.

You can also learn to drive with a female driving instructor in the Dagenham area too. We have a number of female driving instructors who cover Barking, Dagenham, Hornchurch and Romford. We teach both experienced learner and first time learner drivers too.

About Dagenham

Dagenham is area in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is located in East London and it borders the boroughs of Newham, Redbridge and Havering. There are an estimated 206,500 residents in the borough. This includes 56,000 children – 27% of the population – (those aged 0 – 15), 130,100 people of working age – 63% of the population – (those aged between 16 – 64) and 19,800 people of retirement age – 10% of the population.

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Things to do in Dagemham

After you book driving lessons in Dagenham and pass your driving test, here are the top things to do with you new found freedom;

  • Barking Abbey: Barking Abbey was a monastery founded in the 7th century, in approximately AD666. It had an illustrious history and was once regarded as one of the most important monasteries in the country. It regular housed members of the Royal family, including Queens and princesses. It’s runs from part of Abbey Green and it’s one of the best attractions in Dagenham.
  • Dagenham Market: Dagenham market is one of oldest markets in East London. It has been running since 2002 and is open on Sundays from 9am to 3:30pm. Well loved in the local community, there’s plenty to do in Dagenham market and once your driving license it’s a great place to come and visit. For more information please visit the official website and its twitter page.
  • Valence House Museum:The former timber house is one of Dagenham’s best kept secrets. It’s located in Valence Park and now houses local artifacts relevant to the Barking and Dagenham area. A favourite of locals it’s certainly an attraction you should visit at least once and it’s a perfect venue for a spot of relaxing once you have passed your driving test.

For more information on what it’s like to live in Dagenham and places to visit in the town, this reddit thread discusses all things Barking and Dagenham.

As well as covering Dagenham, our driving instructors also cover the following areas in an around the town;

Parking in Dagenham

Once you own a car in Dagenham, you need a parking permit to avoid incurring a parking find. You can apply for a parking permit on the Barking and Dagenham Government website. On the page you can apply for any of the following permits;

  • Residential parking permit
  • Temporary parking permit
  • Visitors parking permit
  • Visitors parking permit
  • Doctor’s parking permit
  • Season ticket for a Dagenham car park

If you require a car park in the local area, there are a number of council run locations. These include;

Car Park Name 30 minutes 1 hour 2 hours 4 hours
Althorne Way Car Park Free 50p £1 £1.50
Axe Street Service Road Car Park Free £1 £3 £7
Barking Park Western Car Park Free Free £2 £4
Becontree Avenue Car Park Free 50p £1 £1.50
Bobby Moore Way Car Park Free £1 £3 £7
Civic Centre Car Park Free £1 £3 £7
Longbridge Road / Outside Barking Park Entrance Free £1 £3 £7

For the full list of council run car parks, click here.

Cars for Sale in Dagenham

If after passing your driving test you are ready to buy your first car, there are a few things you need to consider before doing so. Things such as should you buy new or used, how much you should spend and what type of insurance you should opt for are all important. Once you are ready to buy purchase a car, this handy guide can help with all the things you need to think about.

If you are looking for cars on sale in Dagenham, there are several websites which list cars for sale in the local area. To help you get started, we have listed a few websites with used cars for sale in Barking and Dagenham.

MOT Centres and Garages in Dagenham

To apply for road tax, your vehicle must pass its MOT test. An MOT test is a series of test and checks that ensures a vehicle meets the minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standards. A licensed garage performs the test and you receive a MOT certificate if your vehicle passes. There are several MOT test cetnres in Dagenham that you can you choose from, when you need to complete the test;

Car Hire in Dagenham

If you want to travel around Dagenham and you own driver’s license, you can hire a car in the Barking and Dagenham area. Hiring a car is easy and there are several companies which provide car hire services in the area. Most will allow you to pick up and drop off the vehicle at prearranged locations in the town. Renting a car can be a great way to increase your experience and see the town. A list of car hire companies in Dagenham can be found below;

Minicab and Taxis in Dagenham

Another great way to see Dagenham if you are yet to pass your driving test, is to travel by minicab or taxi. The cost of doing so is relatively cheap and with a number of tazi firms in Dagenham, it’s another great way to see the town. There are a number of minicab firms in the area and we have a listed a few below to help you get started.