About Us


Established in 1979 we at Gordon Springate Vehicle Training Services have been the leading driving school in Kent, providing a professional, friendly and affordable LGV/PCV training.

For over 39 years our friendly team have been successfully instructing at the Kent County Showground in Maidstone, Kent.

Our training facilities are second to none with a full-sized manoeuvring and shunting area on site, which replicates that of the test centre.

We provide training for LGV Cat C1, C and C+E/PCV (Coach/Bus), B+E (Car & Trailer), we will help organise everything for you from applying for your provisional licence and your theory test through to your driver training to help you gain your LGV/PCV licence.

We are approved by JAUPT for Driver CPC - Centre Number: AC00560, ITSSAR Approved Centre for Lorry Mounted Loader Training also an Approved Centre for ADR.

The whole team were very professional and had a genuine interest for getting the right result for their customers. The price was competitive, the vehicles are in excellent condition and they have excellent facilities for reverse parking. Gina was a superstar and thank you so much for the perfect training and helping me pass first time.

Peter Bambling

Really good instructor, many thanks to Ian for getting me through my Category C Licence test. With so many con companies out there it is a real pleasure to deal with an Honest, Family business. Can not recommend high enough.

Paul English

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