Driving Lessons in Bradford

Thousands of people have passed with Bennetts Driving school

We have an excellent first-time pass rate.


Driving Lessons in Bradford & surrounding areas.


Welcome to Bennetts, we are a long established driving school providing driving lessons in the Bradford area. All of our driving instructors are highly motivated and are registered by the DVSA.

Your driving lessons will be conducted in a dual controlled car and all teaching methods are of the highest standards.

We have over 30 years experience in teaching people to drive. Bennetts have great introductory offers for all new candidates so you can take advantage of a great offer whilst getting to know your instructor and your car then arrange more lessons with your dedicated driving instructor.

We do not charge extra for evening or weekend lessons and all lessons are a very reasonable rate for the expertise you are receiving, you can also benefit from further reductions in block booking lessons.

If you haven’t yet passed your theory test please have a look at our FREE online theory & hazard perception practice test, click here to log on to it. 

If you have any questions or would like to book your driving lessons in Bradford please give our friendly office a call. The office is open 8-8 Monday to Friday and 9-5 on Saturdays.

We have male and female driving instructors based in Bradford.

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First 2 Driving Lessons Only £49

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Manual Prices
1st 2 Hour
Lesson £49

After special introductory offer:
1 Hour £30
2 Hours £58
Block of 10 £280

Learning to drive in Bradford

Learning to drive for the first time can be a daunting experience, especially if you’re taking lessons in a new city. If you’re living in or around Bradford, then you’ll need to find the right driving school and instructor to help you achieve your goal. Here’s a guide to getting started.

Bradford is based in West Yorkshire in the foothills of The Pennines. Bradford is accessed by numerous roadways, the A647 between Leeds and Halifax, through Queensbury, the A650 in between Wakefield and Keighley, the A658 to Harrogate and the A6036 to Halifax through Shelf. The M606, a spur off the M62 motorway, connects Bradford with the national motorway network. Although originally planned to go directly into the city centre it ends at the ring road, the A6177. Bradford remains in a greenbelt region which extends to surrounding counties.

There are 2 test centres in Bradford, Heaton and Thornbury. Heaton’s address is 15 Fairfield Street, Heaton, BD9 5AS. Hectic roadways around Heaton are A6177 and A658, with Thornbury found at The Yard, Midpoint, BD3 7AY. Hectic roads around Thornbury are A647, Ring Roadway and Bradford Roadway.

Heaton’s roads can be quite busy and congested but you may also experience rural driving along with property roadways. The roads in Thornbury are a little broader, still incorporating the rural and property driving, but you ought to beware of lane options leading to roundabouts. Your instructor will make certain you are confident on all these aspects of driving prior to going to evaluate however.

We pickup from all of the suburbs of Bradford. Whether you are at home, work or perhaps out shopping we would be able to meet you for your driving course. With the driving instructor’s knowledge of Bradford, you will be ensured of an excellent understanding of all the local driving test routes.

Driving Lessons Tailored for you

We offer a wide variety of lessons to ensure you get exactly the training that you need. Whether you are looking for intensive driving lessons in Bradford or you have specific learning requirements or special needs, we can help. Our driving instructors are here to assist and provide you with all of the suggestions, training and aid that they can.


Choosing the Right Driving School

When selecting a school, it’s important to consider how experienced the instructors are, how long they have been teaching, and any reviews they have had. It’s also important to compare prices and the range of packages available. Most driving schools offer packages that include the cost of the driving test and lessons, as well as other extras.

” I feel very lucky to have found bennetts when choosing a driving school to pass my driving test. Excellent service and my instructor was absolutely fantastic! “

Ola S 

” So pleased to say i have passed my driving test firs time! “

Tony H 

” My instructor was so calming and made my learning experience go very smoothly. thank you so much.”


What happens on my first driving lesson?

When you book in we pass your details to a local driving trainer close to you. Our instructor will pick you up for your first driving lesson for a time and location that fits you. On your very first lesson our trainer will check your provisional license information and be familiar with your driving history (if you have one).

Our driving instructor will either drive you to a peaceful area or enable you to drive from where you are (safety first). We’ll talk you through the cars controls you will begin learning basic clutch control with moving off and stopping. As you progress through your driving lessons you will start to find out brand-new things whilst evaluating previous lessons up until you are ready for your driving test. Your instructor will ask you what test centre you wish to use and your lessons will begin to occur on test routes.

We are currently taking driving lesson in bradford in these postcodes:

BD1 – Bradford City CentreLittle Germany, Goitside, Independent QuarterWest EndCity Park.
BD2 – 
Eccleshill, Five Lane Ends, parts of Undercliffe, Fagley, Bolton Woods, Poplars Farm, Swain House, Ashbourne, High House, Grove House.
BD3 – 
BarkerendBradford MoorThornbury
, Eastbrook, Pollard Park, parts of, Laisterdyke, Undercliffe, Wapping
BD4 -Bierley, East Bowling, East Bierley, Laisterdyke, Tong, Tong Street, Holme Wood, Dudley HillTyersal, Swaine Green, Cutler HeightsTong Village 
BD5 -Bankfoot, Little HortonWest Bowling, Canterbury, Marshfields, Ripleyville.
BD6 – ButtershawWibsey, Woodside, Westwood Park, OdsalStaithgate, parts of Horton Bank Top
BD7 – Great Horton, Lidget Green, Scholemoor, Horton Bank Top, Horton Grange
BD8 – ManninghamGirlington, White Abbey, Lower Grange, Four Lane Ends, Whetley, Longlands, West Park, Rhodesway, Crossley Hall, Belle Vue 
BD9 – FrizinghallEmman LaneHeaton, Daisy Hill, Haworth Road Estate, Chellow Heights, Chellow Grange
BD11 – BirkenshawDrighlington
BD12 –
Low MoorOakenshawWykeLower Wyke, Delph Hill 
BD13 – Cullingworth, Clayton Heights DenholmeQueensburyThornton, School Green
BD14 – Clayton
BD15 – Allerton, Norr, WilsdenSandy Lane
D16 – BingleyCottingleyEldwickHarden
D17 – BaildonShipley
D18 –SaltaireShipley, Windhill, Wrose 

Driving Lessons in Bradford: Your Ticket to Safe and Confident Driving

If you’re looking to learn how to drive in the vibrant city of Bradford, you’ve come to the right place. Bennetts is here to offer you a range of intensive and semi-intensive driving courses tailored to your needs. With our DVSA-approved instructors and flexible scheduling options, you’ll be on the road to getting your pink license in no time. Whether you’re a beginner or just need a quick refresher, our course packages are designed to suit every learner driver.

Driving Instructors in Bradford

Finding a reliable and available driving instructor in Bradford can be a challenge, especially with high demand after lockdowns. Bennetts driving school takes the hassle out of the process by matching you with an instructor who suits your availability. We have a network of 270 driving instructors in and around West Yorkshire who will work around your schedule and help you get on the road quickly. Our goal-focused structure, which includes a fast-tracked practical test date, ensures that your driving skills are fresh in your mind for the test, increasing your chances of passing.

Driving Schools in Bradford

While some learners choose to go with an independent driving instructor, others opt for a driving school. Traditional driving schools often offer a slower, more traditional approach to learning to drive, with 1- or 2-hour weekly lessons. This approach can result in a longer wait time to book a test, as test centers are usually fully booked months in advance. Bennetts driving school offers a faster and more efficient route to driving. Our courses are tailored to your schedule, and we take care of all the administrative tasks. Plus, our courses include a fast-tracked practical test date, and your instructor will pick you up from home or work.

Places in Bradford

Bradford and its surrounding areas are rich in history and culture. Here are some key facts about a few notable places in and around Bradford:


  • Gained status as a market town in 1212
  • Became a center for the textile trade during the Industrial Revolution
  • Birthplace of Peter Sutcliffe, better known as the Yorkshire Ripper
  • Hosts the annual Bingley Music Live festival at the end of August


  • The name is thought to mean ‘Eagles Hill’
  • Boasts historic wells such as Moor Well, Tun Well, and Holy Well
  • Home to the Bradford Industrial Museum
  • Artist David Hockney grew up in the area


  • Part of Bronte country, associated with the famous Bronte sisters
  • Prone to flooding, with a particularly devastating flood in 2000
  • Home to the first Carnegie Library built in England
  • The Hindenburg Parcel landed on the high street in Keighley in 1936


  • Estimated to have appeared as a settlement during the Bronze Age
  • Home to the World Heritage Site of Saltaire, known for Salts Mill
  • The Leeds and Liverpool Canal runs through Shipley
  • Harry Corbett, creator of the beloved puppet Sooty, was born here



What is the driving test pass rate in Bradford?

The driving test pass rate in Bradford is 51%. Although pass rates can be a consideration for some learners when choosing a test center, it’s important to remember that individual performance on the day of the test plays a significant role. Factors such as the number of tests taken in the area can also influence the pass rate. With proper preparation and the guidance of a Bennetts driving school instructor, you can increase your chances of passing regardless of the test center.

Where is the local driving test center in Bradford?

Bradford has two local driving test centers: Bradford (Heaton) and Bradford (Thornbury). It’s generally recommended to choose the test center closest to your location, as you’ll be familiar with the local roads and the routes used during the test. Your Bennetts driving school instructor will ensure that you gain the necessary experience and confidence to navigate the roads around your chosen test center.