13. Mutual Driving School
Pay as you go
Intensive driving courses
£15 no-obligation trial lesson
Female instructors available
Why learn with Mutual Driving School?
Established in 1976, Mutual Driving School is a family-run driving school that offers high quality, yet affordable driving tuition across East London.
It offers a no-obligation trial lesson for £15, and has a choice of pay as you go lessons, intensive courses, Pass Plus and refresher courses. Many learners on Mutual Driving School’s intensive courses pass their test within one to three weeks, with guaranteed short notice test dates available.
Mutual Driving School’s instructors are all fully qualified, and most have many years of experience. The school operates a door-to-door service, and has both male and female instructors available.
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Mutual Driving School locations
Mutual Driving School covers the majority of East London. Its locations include Bethnal Green, Canning Town, East Ham, Forest Gate, Hackney, Leytonstone, Limehouse, Stepney, Stratford and Wapping.
Mutual Driving School is usually able to get learners on the road immediately, whether that’s for intensive driving courses or weekly lessons.
Mutual Driving School instructors teach in Ford Fiesta dual-controlled cars, which are replaced every 12 months.
Mutual Driving School driving instructors
Mutual Driving School has both male and female instructors available. The school only uses ADIs (Approved Driving Instructors) rather than PDIs (Potential Driving Instructors) who are still in training.
Mutual Driving School offers weekly pay-as-you-go lessons. A first trial lesson costs £15. After this, lessons from 08.00 to 16.00 on a weekday cost £25 an hour. Lessons at the weekend or after 17.00 on a weekday cost £27 an hour.
Mutual Driving School’s driving test fees start at £83. This includes an hour’s lesson prior to the test. If you’d prefer a two-hour lesson prior to the test, fees start at £103.
Mutual Driving School has offered intensive driving courses since it first opened in 1976. There is no extra charge. It also offers Pass Plus and refresher courses.
All intensive courses at Mutual Driving School are individually tailored to meet your requirements. Following a two-hour assessment lesson, one of the school’s instructors will provide an estimate of how many lessons it will take you to pass. Lessons can then be taken over a one to four week period (or over a longer period if required). There will be a guaranteed test date at the end of the course.
Offers and promos
The school offers a first trial lesson for £15. There is no obligation to purchase further lessons after taking a trial lesson.
Cancellations and refunds
Mutual Driving School has a 72-hour cancellation policy. However, it claims to be flexible on this, offering to help and reschedule a lesson for another day should something come up.
Mutual Driving School can be contacted on 0208 880 7548. The school’s line is open from 08.00 to 18.00 on weekdays, and from 08.00 to 13.00 on Saturdays. Over the phone, it’s possible to discuss your requirements, book a lesson or ask for more information. Alternatively, you can email [email protected] or contact the school on Facebook or Twitter.