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Gateshead Driving Test Routes

Recently the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) stopped publishing the driving test routes. The driving test routes for Gateshead may have altered in the mean-time, although it is likely they are very similar if not identical.

Listed below are the driving test centre routes for Gateshead. The Gateshead driving test routes should be used for a guide only as test routes are for the discretion of the test examiner and may be subject to change.

Driving test routes incorporate the most challenging areas to drive in that particular location. Studying the roads and the routes will offer tips and help on which areas of the test routes are the most challenging.

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Glossary: EOR - End of Road. T/L - Traffic Lights. DTC - Driving Test Centre.
   
Name of Driving Test Centre Gateshead
Type of Test Route Car
Driving test route Number 1
   
Name/Number of Road Test route direction
DTC Left
Seventh Avenue EOR right
Queensway Crossroads left
Eastern Avenue Roundabout right
Kingsway Left
Western Avenue Left
Centralway EOR right
Sixth Avenue EOR left
Dukesway Roundabout left
Tenth Avenue Roundabout right
Kingsway Roundabout left 2nd exit
A1 South 1st exit
Slip Rd Roundabout ahead 2nd exit
Long Bank Mini roundabout left
Easedale Gardens Roundabout ahead, mini roundabout left
Harlow Green Lane Mini roundabout ahead, mini roundabout ahead
Hertford Left
Slip Rd / Durham Rd T/L ahead, T/L right
Beaconsfield Rd EOR left
Kells Lane Left
Dryden Rd 5th left
Valley Drive EOR right
Durham Rd Left
Enfield Rd / West Park Rd EOR left
Saltwell Rd Mini roundabout right
Station Rd Roundabout left
DTC  
   
Name of Driving Test Centre Gateshead
Type of Test Route Car
Driving test route Number 2
   
Name/Number of Road Test route direction
DTC Roundabout left
Eastern Avenue Roundabout right
Kingsway 2nd right
5th  Avenue Left
Queensway Left
3rd Avenue EOR right
Kingsway Roundabout right
Lobley Hill Rd T/L left
Victoria Rd 2nd left
Angus Rd / Bolam St EOR left
A184 Right
1st Slip Rd Left
Dunston Rd T/L left
Ellison Rd 5th right
Wilson Crescent 2nd right
Holly Avenue 2nd left
Elm Avenue Right
Oak Avenue EOR left
King George Avenue EOR left
Dunston Bank EOR left
Whickham Highway Roundabout left
Lobley Hill Rd Roundabout right
A1 South 2nd exit
Slip Rd Roundabout left
Durham Rd Left
Slip Rd EOR left
Hertford Mini roundabout ahead, roundabout ahead
Saltwell Rd Mini roundabout left
Station Rd Roundabout left
DTC  
   
Name of Driving Test Centre Gateshead
Type of Test Route Car
Driving test route Number 3
   
Name/Number of Road Test route direction
DTC Roundabout left
Eastern Avenue Right
Queensway 2nd left
3rd Avenue EOR right
Kingsway Roundabout right
Lobley Hill Rd 2nd T/L right
Saltwell Rd Left
Whitehall Rd Mini roundabout ahead, mini roundabout right
Alexandra Rd Left
Exeter St EOR right
Prince Consort Rd 2nd left
Shipcote Lane T/L right
Durham Rd 2nd T/L left
Dryden Rd Left
Holyoake Gardens Right
Salkeld Gardens / Valley Drive EOR right
Old Durham Rd 3rd T/L right
Beacon Lough Rd 5th left
Easedale Gardens Mini roundabout right
Harlow Green Lane Mini roundabout right
Durham Rd Roundabout 4th exit right
A1 North 1st exit
Slip rd Roundabout 4th exit right
Kingsway Roundabout ahead, roundabout right
Eastern Avenue Roundabout right
DTC  
   
Name of Driving Test Centre Gateshead
Type of Test Route Car
Driving test route Number 4
   
Name/Number of Road Test route direction
DTC Left
Seventh Avenue EOR left
Queensway Left
Ninth Avenue Left
Ninth Avenue East Left
Eleventh Avenue North Right
Eleventh Avenue Left
Kingsway Roundabout left 2nd exit
A1 South 2nd exit
A1231 Roundabout left
Rockcliffe Way Mini roundabout right
Easedale Gardens Roundabout right
Springwell Rd T/L left
Old Durham Rd 3rd T/L left
Valley Drive EOR right
Dryden Rd Left
Summerfield Rd EOR left
Durham Rd T/L right
Belle Vue Bank EOR Left
Saltwell Rd Mini roundabout right
Station Rd / Eastern Avenue Roundabout left
DTC  
   
Name of Driving Test Centre Gateshead
Type of Test Route Car
Driving test route Number 5
   
Name/Number of Road Test route direction
DTC Roundabout right
Eastern Avenue Mini roundabout right
Saltwell Rd Roundabout right
Chowdene Bank Roundabout ahead, roundabout right
4th exit
A1 North 1st exit
Slip Rd Roundabout left
Lobley Hill Rd Left
Beechwood Gardens Right
Pinewood Gardens EOR left
Rothbury Gardens 2nd right
Meldon Gardens EOR right
Alwinton Gardens EOR right
A692 Consett Rd Roundabout ahead
Lobley Hill Rd 2nd roundabout ahead
Bensham Rd Roundabout right
Prince Consort Rd T/L right
Shipcote Lane Mini roundabout left
Avenuenue Rd EOR right
Saltwell View / West Park Rd EOR left
Saltwell Rd Mini roundabout right
Station Rd Roundabout left
DTC