Lockleaze is an area and council ward in the northern suburbs of the city of Bristol, England, 3 miles (5 km) north of the city centre, south of Filton, east of Horfield and west of Frenchay.
Lockleaze is a residential area of social housing built on the western flank of Purdown on a north–south axis, that was initially separated from Horfield by the main Bristol to South Wales railway line. The suburb was developed immediately after World War II. Although much of the housing was owned by Bristol Corporation, some are now privately owned. The Lockleaze council ward was extended to include older Bristol council housing and the border with Horfield is the thoroughfare, Filton Avenue.
Lockleaze School was designed by the city architect A.H. Clarke and built in 1954. It is an early example of ‘Method Building’ using pre-cast frame with pre-stressed floors and brick panel walling. The school closed in July 2004.
St Mary’s Church dates from 1956 by T.H.B. Burrough.
A microwave transmission tower, Purdown BT Tower, is located at Lockleaze and is known locally as the “Cups and Saucers”. The distinctive tower, built in 1970, can be seen from many miles away.
During World War II, an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, known locally as Purdown Purcy, was located on the down, the ruins of which remain today.
Top rated driving schools within 5 miles of Lockleaze, Bristol
|Business Name||Rating||Categories||Phone Number||Address|
|A&M School of Motoring||Driving Schools||+447872175310||County Street, Bristol BS4 3AG, United Kingdom|
|Momentum Driving School||Driving Schools||+443458620505||27 Colliers Break, Bristol BS16 7EE, United Kingdom|
|A2B Driving School||Driving Schools||+447964742626||Bristol BS8 2AG, United Kingdom|
|A-Class Driving School||Driving Schools||+447837796842||30 Trymside, Sea Mills, Bristol BS9 2HB, United Kingdom|
|St. Michael’s on the Mount CE VC Primary School||Elementary Schools||+441179030434||Park Lane, St Michael’s, Bristol BS2 8BE, United Kingdom|
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Common questions asked by learner drivers in Lockleaze
Q: How much is a 2 hour driving lesson in UK?
A: 2 hour driving lesson in the UK typically costs around £40.
Q: How much is the driving theory test in UK?
A: The driving theory test in the UK typically costs around £23.
Q: Can you learn to drive in a week?
A: It is possible to learn to drive in a week, but it is not recommended. It is better to take your time and learn at a pace that suits you.
Q: How many lessons do you need to pass the driving test?
A: There is no set number of lessons you need to pass the driving test, as everyone learns at a different pace. However, it is typically recommended that you have at least 20 hours of professional driving lessons, plus additional private practice, before taking your test.
Q: How long is a driving test?
A: The driving test in the UK lasts around 40 minutes.
Q: How many lessons does a first time driver need?
A: A first time driver typically needs around 30 hours of professional driving lessons, plus additional private practice, before taking their driving test.
Q: What happens if a learner driver is caught alone in the UK?
A: If a learner driver is caught driving alone in the UK, they will face a fine of up to £1,000 and their driving licence will be revoked.
Q: Is UK driving licence hard to get?
A: The driving licence process in the UK is not particularly difficult, but it is important to make sure you are well prepared before taking your test.