Tam Gallagher

Driving Instructor - Harrogate & Knaresborough

Hi Everyone, I'm Tam and I've been with Learn Driving UK from the time the company started. I have lived in Harrogate for ten years. Having been in the Army for 24 years, I left in 2010 and qualified as an ADI straight away.

I have three sisters and four brothers. I'm married to Fiona and have two grown up sons; Scott who lives with his girlfriend in Edinburgh and Steven who lives with us in Harrogate.

My passions are teaching students to drive and playing snare drum in two Pipe bands, RAF Waddington and The City of Leeds. Having travelled many places in the world with the Army and pipe bands I have gained so much experience which I'm very happy to share with all my students.

I cover Harrogate, Knaresborough, Wetherby and provide intensive courses in all these areas plus York, Leeds, Skipton and Horsforth.

I find many of these places have excellent training areas for students of various driving abilities from the beginner to the more experienced. I always look at the strengths of each individual student and set the training to suit them.

Driving up Cold Bath road in Harrogate, which has a 20mph speed limit would test most drivers. Driving on a country road between Spofforth and North Deighton, which has a 60mph speed limit, and no centre line is challenging. At Learn Driving UK we like to create safe drivers no matter the roads we drive along.

Choosing a driving school is very important and if you choose us then I'd like to think it would be the best choice on the path to getting your licence and becoming a safe driver.

I look forward to meeting you when you take that step towards getting your licence.

Thomas Gallagher (Tam)

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Tam covers the following postcode areas: HG1, HG2, HG3, HG4 & HG5 and drives a Ford Fiesta.

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Daniel Winn (Harrogate)
2 weeks ago

I saw LDUK cars everywhere. Tam was very nice and patient. He gave good advice.

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William Watson (Harrogate)
2 weeks ago

I passed my driving test first time with Tam Gallagher. Tam was really friendly. Reviews were very good. I'll just keep doing what I've been doing now and drive safely.

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Kongzu Zheng (Harrogate)
2 weeks ago

Learn Driving UK were recommended to me by my sibling. Tam was very good. Tam was very funny and helpful, he helped me become a better driver. I passed first time and rate them 5 star. LDUK provide a very good service.

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Andrew Gardner (Harrogate)
2 months ago

I passed first time with Tam Gallagher. Tam was recommended to me. I will really remember his great sense of humour and jokes.

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Lauren March (Harrogate)
3 months ago

Tam was recommended to me. Tam was amazing and I passed first time. I will never forget old mistakes corrected.