Bishop Auckland Extended Driving Test Routes

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) no longer publish learner driver or extended driving test routes for public viewing.

Detailed below are the extended driving test routes for Bishop Auckland Driving Test Centre. The test routes are developed by examiners from the actual test centre to incorporate a wide variety of roads and traffic systems.

Extended driving test routes are intended for drivers that were previously qualified but lost their licence due to disqualification. Before their licence is reinstated, a court has ruled that they must pass the extended driving test. These test routes a different from the standard learner test routes. If you would like to view the standard learner test routes, please see driving test routes.

The test routes may have altered as this is down to the discretion of the examiner, or they may remain similar or identical. Test routes are for Birmingham Bishop Auckland, extended routes 1 – 2.

Use the test routes below to form a knowledge base for the various types of roads and traffic systems that you will encounter during the practical extended driving test.


Extended Driving test routes for Sat Nav, Google Maps, Google Earth, iPhone, Android & CoPilot Live may be available. Browse to see if the Bishop Auckland driving test routes are available for your device in the Driving Test Routes for Sat Nav section.


  • EOR – End of Road
  • T/L – Traffic Lights
  • DTC – Driving Test Centre
Name of Practical Test CentreBishop Auckland
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
DTCEOR right
Bob Hardisty DriveRoundabout left
Newgate StT/L right
South Church RdT/L left
Kingsway / Durham RdRoundabout left
High LaneEOR right
Low WillingtonRoundabout left
Industrial EstateRoundabout left
A690 To MeadowfieldLeft
Sawmills Lane2 nd left
Grove Rd2 nd right
Briar Ave / Hazel AveLeft
Grove RdEOR left
Sawmills LaneRight
Lowland RdEOR right
Carr AveEOR left
A690 To Langley MoorRoundabout ahead
A690 To Neville’s CrossT/L right
A167Roundabout ahead, roundabout right
Tudhoe High StT/L ahead
Weardale StRoundabout 3 rd right
A688Roundabout left
Merrington LaneRoundabout right, ahead
Leasingthorne LaneRoundabout 3 rd right
Wagon WayLeft
Close HouseCrossroads right
High St / CoronationEOR right
Rosemount RdRoundabout right
Auckland RdRoundabout left
St. Andrews RdT/L right
Cockton Hill RdRoundabout left
Bob Hardisty DriveLeft
Station Rd ApproachLeft
Driving Test Route Number2
Bob Hardisty Drive2 x roundabout right
Princes StT/L ahead
South Church RdT/L left
Market PlaceLeft
BondgateRoundabout ahead
High BondgateRoundabout ahead
Newton CapLeft
West Rd / Etherley Lane3 rd left
Lambton DriveLeft
Berkley GroveEOR right
Warwick RdEOR left
Lambton DriveEOR left
Woodhouse LaneT/L right
Watling RdRoundabout left
Dovecott HillLeft
Longfield WayEOR left
Dovecott HillEOR right
Rosemount RdLeft
Coronation / High St / Old EldonRight
Middridge DriftEOR right
Middridge LaneLeft
Spout Lane / Dale RdRoundabout left
Redworth RdRoundabout left
A6072 Redworth RdRoundabout left
School Aycliffe LaneRoundabout left
Horndale AveRoundabout left
Greenfield Way2 nd right
Williamfield WayEOR right
Burnhill Way2 x roundabout ahead, roundabout right
Middridge RdEOR left
A689Roundabout 3 rd exit
Coundon Old Rd / Collingwood StRoundabout 2 nd exit
A688Roundabout left
Grange Ave / Gaunless TerraceEOR right
Rosemount RdRoundabout ahead
St. Andrews RdEOR left
St.Andrews RdT/L ahead
Woodhouse Lane2 nd right
Helena Terrace / Rutland AveEOR left
Cockton Hill RdRoundabout left
Bob Hardisty DriveLeft
Station Approach2 nd left
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