West Didsbury Driving Test Centre

Provided are contact details for West Didsbury Driving Test Centre, test route tips, test booking information and help passing the driving test in Manchester.


Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Unit 11
Christie Park
West Didsbury
Greater Manchester
M21 7QY

Test Centre Details:  Male, female and disabled toilets available. Car parking facilities available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car


West Didsbury Driving Test Centres test routes will feature many challenging roundabouts and roads such as the A5103 dual carriageway. Traffic is likely to be fast paced and may be of benefit to book the driving test from West Didsbury Driving Test Centre outside of rush hour times.

During the test, the examiner will expect a good to high standard of driving and traffic systems from roundabouts of all types, including mini, junctions and crossroads. Residential areas used to assess your ability for meeting vehicles with the possibility of giving way due to parked vehicles, may also be used for test manoeuvres and the emergency stop procedure.

The emergency stop has around a 1-in-3 possibility of being requested and the bay parking manoeuvre is only possible if the test centre has parking bay or an alternative test centre within driving distance has parking bays.

The driving test from West Didsbury Driving Test Centre will take from 30 to 40 minutes and include independent driving take approximately 10 minutes, Knowing each and every test route isn’t essential, though gaining an understanding of the particularly difficult areas of the test routes often proves beneficial.

Examiners who conduct the tests develop the test routes for their test centres with the intention of taking the test candidate through as many varied road types and traffic systems as possible, within the time given. This is to ensure test candidates can deal with all situations and often involves difficult areas. Driving test routes may be available to view or a downloadable app for your mobile device in your area, including West Didsbury Driving Test Centre.


Driving tests can be booked so that they take place from Monday to Friday. Some test centres during busy periods may provide Saturday test. Weekend tests incur a slightly higher booking fee. Whilst booking your driving test, you’ll be required to fill out some information from your theory test pass certificate and your provisional driving licence.

West Didsbury Driving Test Centre
West Didsbury Driving Test Centre

Book a driving test by phone
Driving tests can be booked by telephone where an automated service will take you through the process. The book a driving test section details the process and telephone numbers needed to book a test at West Didsbury Driving Test Centre. If you require a person to speak to, 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 West Didsbury 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.


Pass rates from each driving test centre vary, often due to location. As a UK resident, you can book and take your driving test at any practical test centre within the UK, allowing you to choose the location you feel more confident with. The driving test pass rates section may show driving test pass rate statistics for your practical test centre.


For driving test booking and test amendments such as rescheduling or cancelling, please only contact the DVSA as above. Test centre staff may be contacted directly if you have a question that directly relates to your test – examples may include an issue with your test vehicle (see cars for the driving test), or if a test is still going ahead due to bad weather (see driving tests in bad weather for further information). Your test centre contact telephone details (including West Didsbury Driving Test Centre) may be located driving test centre contact numbers section.


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 by Wesley

I had my driving test today,passed.West Didsbury centre.thanks to Meghan,who made me relax and calm and made me feel confident at driving.very professional and has a good approach which helps new drivers to make themselves at ease.thanks very much.