Tony Simcock, Quality Driving Instructor

Who We Are

  • Folkestone Driving School, a branch of The Big Red L Company, is a driving school that only uses top-graded instructors to enable you to pass quickly and without spending money on extra driving tests. We currently give driving lessons in the area around Folkestone and Hythe.
  • Folkestone Driving School offers normal driving lessons and intensive or crash courses. Not sure which you want? Learn more here.
  • Tony Simcock, instructor at Folkestone Driving School, is rated among the top 2% of driving instructors in the country.

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Driving Lessons Folkestone

Intensive driving courses?

Our intensive courses are designed so you pass your driving test in a matter of weeks from when you contact us. If you fail your first test we'll pay for your second.

Driving Lessons

Want regular driving lessons? We have been giving driving lessons in Folkestone since 1990. We only use high-grade instructors which means you will potentially spend less and pass sooner.

Intensive Driving Courses

Watch our company give a famous celebrity his first driving lessons...

Want to learn more about our pupils?

Tony Simcock

Folkestone Driving School is run by Tony Simcock, founder of the The Big Red L Company. Tony has been hand-picked for decades to be a driving instructor for individuals and companies. From university pupils to the British Army, from van-fleets to the BBC. Tony has seen almost it all. His mission is “to eradicate shoddy driving from the planet.”

Check out one of his typically hilarious experiences of being a driving instructor.

Tony has franchised other driving instructors for years, and has managed a team of experienced ADI’s that covered much of Kent.

In his spare time Tony is trustee of Seapoint Canoe Centre and Chair of Trustees for Asha Kiran – a special needs school and vocational training centre in Bangalore, India.

Tony Simcock, instructor at Folkestone Driving School

Tony Simcock gives Paul O’Grady Driving Lessons

...Yes this actually happened!