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Cardiff Driving Test Centre

Test centre address
Thornbury House
Unit 11
Lambourne Crescent
Cardiff Business Park
CF14 5GF

Test centre details
Disabled access
Parking available - Please don't use the car park for practice during operating hours.

This centre provides tests for


Cardiff Driving Test Centre information

Cardiff Driving Test Centre is situated around busy town roads. During the driving test, the examiner will instruct you to drive at roundabouts, crossroads, junctions and possibly one-way-systems.

Having a good understanding of the test routes in and around the test centre at Cardiff will be beneficial. A roads such as the A469 are highly likely with the potential of rural roads. Dual carriageway driving is likely at Cardiff Driving Test Centre as the test centre is situated close to the A470.

A thorough understanding of all 4 driving test manoeuvres is essential as is the emergency stop procedure.

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Book a driving test at Cardiff driving test centre

Driving tests cannot be booked through the test centres directly. To book a driving test, there are 2 options; by phone or online.

Book a driving test by phone
To book a practical driving test at the Cardiff driving test centres by phone, visit the book a driving test section for all driving test booking telephone numbers. The above DSA telephone number is an automated service. The option to speak to a DSA assistant is available if required.

Book your driving test online
To book your driving test online for Cardiff Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section for all DSA contact information.

Cancel or reschedule the driving test
A full refund is available if you wish to cancel the driving test in Cardiff provided 3 clear working days notice is given.

The above conditions must also be met if rescheduling the test. The above contact information can be used for these purposes.

If your driving test centre is located in a busy area, it may be of benefit to book your driving test in between the times of 10am and 4pm. This way you will miss out on rush hour traffic that can be problematic for learner drivers. Alternatively, some driving test centres offer test bookings on Saturdays. Driving test fees at the weekend are increased.

Cardiff Driving Test Centre pass rates

The Driving test pass rates section may provide information for Cardiff Driving Test Centre pass rates.