Colchester 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 Colchester 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 Colchester, extended car routes 1 to 4.

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 Colchester 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 CentreColchester
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
Grange WayEOR left
Whitehall RdEOR right
Old Heath Rd2 nd right
Barn Hall AveEOR left
Churchill WayLeft
Normandy AveEOR right
Mersea RdRoundabout left
SouthwayRoundabout left
Maldon Rd / Shrub End Rd2 nd right
Norman WayLeft
The Commons / Church LaneEOR left
Lexden Rd / London RdRoundabout 4 th exit
Tollgate DriveLeft
Marram CloseRight
Tollgate DriveRoundabout 4 th exit
Essex Yeomanry WayRoundabout ahead
A604 To ChappelLeft
Great Tey Little TeyLeft
Kellers WayRight
A120Roundabout ahead
A12 (About 3 Miles 2 ND Slip Rd)Roundabout 2 nd exit
Cymbeline WayRoundabout right
West WayRoundabout ahead
Balkerne HillRoundabout ahead
SouthwayRoundabout ahead
Magdalen StRight
Military Rd / Old Heath Rd4 th left
Whitehall RdRight
Grange Way
Driving Test Route Number2
Whitehall RdEOR left
Old Heath Rd2 nd right
Abbots RdEOR left
Mersea RdRight
The Willows / Silver Thorne CloseOut right
The WillowsEOR right
Mersea RdLeft
Queensland DriveEOR right
Mersea Rd3 rd right
Bourne Rd8 th left
Magdalen StRoundabout ahead
SouthwayRoundabout 3 rd exit
Balkerne HillRoundabout ahead
West WayRoundabout ahead
Mile RdRight
Turner RdEOR right
Mill RdRoundabout ahead
Severall LaneEOR left
Ipswich RdRoundabout right
A120 (After approx 5m)1 st exit left
A133Roundabout right
Frating Rd / Elmstead Market / St
Andrews Ave
Roundabout ahead, roundabout left
Harwich RdRoundabout ahead
East BayRoundabout left
Brook StLeft
Wimpole RdLeft
Old Heath Rd4 th left
Whitehall RdRight
Grange Way
Driving Test Route Number3
Grange WayEOR right
Whitehall RdEOR left
Haven RdRoundabout right
EastwayRoundabout ahead
Eastway EORRoundabout right
St Andrews AveRight
Colchester RdRoundabout left
Rectory RdRight
Ernest RdEOR left
Stanley RdLeft
Manor RdEOR left
Stanley RdEOR right
Rectory Rd2 nd right
Cowies RdEOR left
Rectory HillEOR right
B1027 (At Thorrington Cross)Left
B1029 (After Railway Crossing)2 nd left
B1029Crossroads right
A133Roundabout left
A1201 st exit
Ipswich Rd2 x roundabout ahead
Driving Test Route Number4
Grange WayEOR Left
Whitehall RdEOR right
Old Heath Rd / Military RdEOR Left
Magdalen StRoundabout ahead
SouthwayRoundabout left
Maldon Rd / Shrub End Rd5 th right
King Harold Rd / Baden Powell RdLeft
King Harold RdEOR left
Ambrose AveEOR right
Straight RdEOR left
London Rd2 nd left
Trafalgar RdEOR Left
London RdRoundabout ahead
Old London Rd To Copford2 x roundabout ahead
Old London RdRoundabout 1 st exit
A121 st Slip Rd
B1024 KelvedonLeft
B10235 th left
B1022 Maldon RdRoundabout right, roundabout ahead, roundabout right
Gosbecks RdEOR ahead at double roundabout
Berechurch Hall RdEOR Left
Mersea RdRight
Abbotts RdEOR Left
Old Heath RdRight
Whitehall RdRight
Grange Way