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Welcome to South East Essex Advanced Drivers


Scott Mildren


Phil Benson


Merv Whitney

01702 528067

Newsletter Editor/Website Designer

Terry Joyce

The cost of our Advanced Driver training is 80.
60 for the test fee and 20 that goes to the Group funds.
The 20 to join the Groups is the initial payment. The test fee is payable when you are ready for test.

This is reduced for drivers that are under 26.

The South East Essex Group have a catchment area of 20 miles radius of Southend-on-Sea and can cater for members as far west as Grays and as far north as Chelmsford.

Request an Enrolment Form from the Secretary and return it with your payment to him.
Phone 01702 528067 or email

Alternatively print one from the link below, fill it in and send it with payment to the address on the form.

Enrolment Form (pdf)

The group provides the training drives at no cost to the member, utilising the free time of the Tutors. In return, we ask that you submit yourself for test at the appropriate time.

Associate Members are members of the South East Essex Group who wish to improve their driving to the standard required to pass the Advanced Driving Test. Please see the Test page for the required reading needed for the theory of advanced driving.

You will be assigned a Tutor. You should contact your Tutor to arrange a convenient time for your first training drive which is an Assessment to see how your driving falls below the required standard (if at all). On the first drive you should bring the following:-

  • Driving Licence
  • Certificate of Motor Insurance.
  • M.O.T Certificate (if applicable)

You may attend all Group functions such as Group Nights, social and outdoor events. If you have any questions, problems or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact any Committee member.


We generally organise a visit to the skidpan each year. This visit is subsidised for our members.

Group Nights

Please note our Group Nights are held at Rawreth Village Hall.

All Group nights on are a Wednesday evening

Our Meetings start at 8.00pm and finish no later than 10.00pm.

See our Group Night page for details

If you have Google Earth installed on your computer click on the icon to find the location of Rawreth Village Hall.

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Rawreth Village Hall SS11 8SH

Rawreth Village Hall
Church Road
SS11 8SH

If you use a Sat Nav the postcode will take you to the Church, which is a little further along Church Road if you enter from the A1245.

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directions to Rawreth Village Hall

Bedloes Corner is the junction on the A1245 with Rawreth Lane and Church Road. It is controlled by traffic lights.

From the North: You cannot turn right. See the arrows on the diagram. You turn left just before the lights and then turn right. You can then enter Church Road by going straight on at the lights.

From the south: A1245 turn left at traffic lights. The entrance to the Village Hall from the traffic lights is: 349 yards / 319 metres / 0.2 mile on the right.

For anyone approaching from the Wickford/Shotgate direction the hall can be reached via the A129, turn left into the old London road, passing The Chichester. There is a width restriction when you enter Church road.