Welcome to Riverside Driving Academy

Our story in a few words…

Riverside Driving Academy of Sutton Coldfield was formed in 1995 to cater for the people of Sutton Coldfield and surrounding areas to receive quality driving lessons at affordable prices.

Some of our prices and services

Our Prices

Your driving lesson prices are reached after looking at the running costs of the vehicle you will be taking your tuition in.

These include fuel, wear & tear, insurance, and road-tax, plus the time of the Driving Instructor that will be giving you driving lessons.

Standard Booking

Standard Rate - All of our standard lessons are an hour in length. Cost: Β£37.00

Block Bookings 10 Hours

Block Bookings 10 Hours - A special discounted rate for block booking. Cost:355.00

Fully Qualified instructors

Who Are We?

We Are Riverside Driving Academy!

My name is David Bloomfield and I am the Managing Director at Riverside Driving Academy. Here at Riverside our instructors take great care and take enormous job satisfaction taking you the learner driver from a complete novice to a test standard candidate. Our Driving Instructors are all fully qualified ADI’s and adhere to the code of practice according to DVSA requirements.

Testimonials & Reviews

Some past and present comments from our pupils.

Charlie Scarlett

Riverside Pupil

Dave @ Riverside is an amazing driving instructor. He managed to keep my nerves down before the start of my test. Couldn't recommend him enough! If your looking for a driving instructor do not hesitate to contact Riverside!


Dave is such a great driving instructor, really put me at ease from day 1! I felt that he learnt me to drive in an amazing amount of time and helped me to pass my test 1st time today 😊 I would literally recommend him to anyone, great to talk to and so friendly! I'm sure hes going to miss me πŸ˜‚ thanks again Dave

Samantha Osborne

Riverside Pupil

Theo Sylva

Riverside Pupil

My experience with Riverside Driving Academy has been great, I got well with my instructor David who is very good at what he does. Thank you for the experience and helping me pass first time πŸ‘πŸΎ


Dave is a really good driving instructor and helped me pass first time. He is very reliable, calm, easy to get along with and ensured I am a confident, all round driver. Thanks Dave!

Poppy H

Riverside Pupil

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Numbers Speak

Some milestones we have hit.

Lessons Undergone

Students that have undergon lessons with us.

Passed First Time

Students that have passed first time on their test.

Students Enrolled

This years students enrolled with us.

Years Of Experiance
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We have many years of experiance backing us.

Our Recent Successful Pupils

Some of our recent successful pupils. Well done guys. You all did brilliantly!

Fran Stevens

Riverside Pupil

Lovely result today for Fran Stevens who went onto pass with just 3 faults..
Really well done Fran and all the best for the future. πŸ˜ŠπŸš—

Olivia Hammond

Riverside Pupil

Lovely 1st Time Pass Today for Olivia Hammond who picked up just 3 faults..
Truly deserved πŸš—πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘
All the best for University this year.

Lizzie Poland

Riverside Pupil

Congratulations to Lizzie Poland who has passed today 1st Time.
Really well done and truly deserved I’ll miss our chats in the car πŸš—πŸ‘πŸ»
All the Best 😊

Jack Wright

Riverside Pupil

Really Nice 1st Time Pass Today for
Jack Wright. Who only got 2 faults..
Great result mate.. it’s been a pleasure All the best πŸš—

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