What Can We Offer

We understand that no two people are the same and everyone learns at their own pace. Regardless of age or experience we have the training and guidance that is right for you.

Lesson For New Drivers
Manual or Automatic Lessons
Nervous Driver Courses
Intensive Driving Courses

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COVID-19 Action Plan

Touch Point Cleaning

Frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned at the start and end of each day and in between each lesson using Clover Ultra AX Spray & Wipe according to surface

1. Door handle
2. Door facia and handles internally
3. Steering wheel
4. Gear knob
5. Indicator and control buttons
6. Seat belt
7. Rear view mirror

Clover virucidal & bactericidal products kill 99.99% bacteria tested to BS1276 & BS14476. Ultra has virucidal activity against all enveloped viruses (including Coronavirus, Influenza virus & HIV).

About Us

Southern Driver Training have many years experience providing highly experienced driving instructors in the Hastings and Bexhill areas. All driver instruction is provided by a qualified driving instructor covering all aspects of driving tuition, pass plus and refresher courses. If you are looking for any type of driving instruction in Hastings, Bexhill or the East Sussex locality and want a driving instructor with lots of experience then James Parham and his colleagues will set you on the road to driving success. All driving lessons will be undertaken in modern fully equipped vehicles and we pride ourselves on being a professional and reliable company with a reputation for quality.

For the very best driving instructors come to Southern Driver Training, where the lessons are tailored to you individual needs and you will feel calm, relaxed and confident. Southern Driving Training have a high pass rate and you will find your driving instructor to be friendly and patient. We offer a great personal service that is excellent value for money.

We are Members of the Driving Instructors Association which means you can be confident that all our our driving instructors have the knowledge and experience to get you on the road as soon as possible.

Hi, I'm James Parham.
I'm your instructor.

With 25 years of experience I provide lessons that are tailored to your individual needs and you will feel calm, relaxed and confident.

I cover Bexhill, Hastings, Battle, St Leonards On Sea, Winchelsea, Ninfield, Catsfield, Sidley.

We have helped over 1000 drivers pass successfully!!

Start Learning to Drive Today

For many years, we have been helping people of all ages in Bexhill, Hastings, Battle, St Leonards On Sea, Winchelsea, Ninfield, Catsfield and Sidley learn to drive.

01424 732 952
07803 580 663


New Drivers

First 1.5 hours only £27.50


1 Hour Manual Lesson



10 Lesson Block

£230.00 or £250.00


1 Hour Automatic Lesson



Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers Available from £26.00


Why Choose Southern Driver Training?


Friendly, patient and professional instructors.

Competitive Rates

Rates are very competitive for the area.


Always offer a dependable, punctual and reliable service.

Pass Rate

Continually have a very high pass rate across all ages.

Free Pickup

Free pickup from home, school, office or other place of work.

As Well As Lessons What Else Do I Need?

Provisional Licence

£34.00 online or £43.00 by post

See How To Apply

Theory Test

Costs £23.00

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Practical Test

Costs £62.00 or £75.00

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