Middlewood Driving Test Centre

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Practical Driving Test Centre Address
508 Middlewood Road
South Yorkshire
S6 1TQ

Test Centre Details:  Ramp access to Middlewood Driving Test Centre for wheelchair users. Male, female and disabled toilets available. Car parking facilities available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, Taxi


Test centres are often situated on the edge of towns and cities so that they make use of as many varied road and traffic system types as possible. Test centre routes are designed by the examiners who conduct practical tests at their local test centre (see driving test routes).

Middlewood Driving Test Centre features rural roads where the test will take you into country roads and villages outside of Sheffield. Busy city roads will of course be part of the test also, where you will be expected to have a high ability on many junctions, crossroads and roundabouts of all types.

In-town driving also takes you around residential streets, often narrow lanes that involve dealing with oncoming traffic whilst passing parked cars. Complex multi-lane roads such as the A61 dual carriageway also often make up part of the driving test from Middlewood. For test manoeuvres, the examiner will choose one of the possible four and from every other test conducted, the examiner requests you demonstrate the emergency stop procedure.

During the test, the examiner will pull you up on the left and explain that the independent part of the driving test will now take place. A basic map will be displayed in which you will be asked to follow from memory. They may also ask you to follow road traffic signs.


Many test candidates benefit from booking their test so that it takes place over the quieter periods of the day, avoid peak time traffic. Tests take place throughout the day Monday to Friday and during busy times of the year, Saturday tests may also be possible.

Book a driving test by phone
Practical driving tests can be booked over the telephone via an automated service. To book a test at Middlewood Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section for booking contact telephone numbers. Although this is an automated service, a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) assistant can be reached by following the prompts.

Book your driving test online
The majority of test candidates book their driving test over the internet as the available free test slots are made visible to be taken. To make a test booking at Middlewood Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section.

Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
Driving Tests can be rescheduled or cancelled. Changing your driving test date can be done providing three working days’ notice is given. To cancel your test and receive a full refund from DVSA bookings, three working days’ notice must also be provided. Saturdays are also classed as a working day.

Middlewood Driving Test Centre
Middlewood Driving Test Centre


Throughout the UK practical driving test centres, pass rates vary. Certain centres, often in very busy areas may have a slightly lower pass rate and in this situation, some test candidates decide to take their test at an alternative test centre. The driving test pass rates section may show driving test pass rate statistics for your practical test centre.


Please note that direct contact with driving test centres cannot be made for test booking, cancelling or rescheduling. this can only be made directly with the DVSA (see above). Practical test centres can be contacted directly (including Middlewood Driving Test Centre) for reasons such as to inform the test centre manager you may be slightly late, or any issues you have with the test such as if it is still to proceed due to bad weather (see driving tests in bad weather for further information). See the driving test centre contact numbers section for further information.


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 3 reviews
 by Mary

Some of the examiners are unfair

 by Ann Suckley

I've taken two tests here in the last 4 weeks. The first I failed as nerves got the better of me. My examiner Sue was really lovely and did her best to put me at easeanf was really fairThe second I took today and I passed. Again I got a fantastic examiner Mick. Put me totally at ease so I would like to say Thank you.for helping me achieve this at 61 yrs old.

 by Lauren shelley

Instructor told me to do something that ultimately he failed me for. Bad experience for the first time. Hope second time is better.