Young Driver is committed to providing a safe experience for our customers. We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry charter mark by Visit Britain.
This means we have all the required Covid-19 safety processes in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all.
Jeanette and the Essex Young Driver™ team look forward to welcoming you to our fantastic site at Lakeside. Lakeside has over 300 stores, 13,000 free car parking spaces and a great choice of restaurants, a cinema and spa, so bring the family and make a day of it!
Young Driver lessons are held on Level 6 (Upper Floor) in Car Park 12 - The Pink Car Park.
The event is to be held on Level 6 (Upper Floor) in Car Park 12 - The Pink Car Park.
Please note that we are no longer operating in Car Park 10 - The Blue Car Park.
In inclement weather conditions the event may drop down undercover to Level 5 of Car Park 12 so please check the poster next to the lifts on the ground floor on arrival.
The most direct route to our Venue is to download the Driving App “Waze” and type in Young Driver Lakeside. This will take you to the entrance of Car Park 12.
Car Park 12 is situated at the back of Debenhams behind the Bus Station and is the second multi storey Car Park passed Black Circle Tyres and the Police Station.
Level 6 is not accessible by car so please park on the ground floor and then take the lift to Level 6 where our staff will be waiting to greet you.
As you approach car park 12 there are barriers immediately in front of you for buses only and so to enter Car park 12 turn immediately left in front of these barriers.
The generic postcode for Lakeside Shopping Centre is RM20 2ZP but please be aware this will only take you to the general area of Lakeside Shopping Centre and not to Car Park 12.
If you are on foot in the main shopping area Car Park 12 can be reached by walking through the front of Debenhams on Level 1, turn left and walk past the children’s clothing section and exit into Car Park 10. Please then walk across the bridge into Car Park 12 and take the lift to Level 6