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Bristol Theory Test Centre


Building 340
The Crescent
Bristol Business Park
BS16 1EJ
BS16 1EJ

Driving Theory Test Centres in Bristol

Bristol Theory Test Centre for cars, motorcycles and HGVs/LGVs is located in Bristol.  In Bristol, you'll find the Bristol Theory Test Centre for automobiles, motorcycles, and HGVs/LGVs.

Bristol Theory Test Centre Directions

Building 340 is located opposite the building that houses Cambria Consulting. Halfway up ‘The Crescent.’


You need to pay for parking at the hotel. It costs £1 an hour. A minute's walk away is the test centre.


Bristol bus station is located on Market Street and is approximately a 5 minute walk to the test center, 1 mile away.


There is a train station nearby called Temple Meads. It is 0.3 miles from the test centre. You need to take a bus or taxi to get there.

When you do not need a theory test

You must pass a theory test before booking a driving test to upgrade your license. Your automatic vehicle license must be upgraded to a manual vehicle license. From A1 (small motorcycles) to A2 (medium motorcycles), if you've held your license for two years or more. From C1 (medium vehicles), to C (large vehicles).

A minibus must tow a trailer. You don't need a license to drive a bus.

Pass Rates by Year

Bristol has a high rate of passing theory tests because students study hard. Students who score well on the theory test will get better grades than those who don't.

Arriving at Bristol Theory Test Centre

You can use public transport before you take your driving lessons.

You should go to Bristol Temple Meads Station. This is the easiest option as it is close to the test centre. You can also choose to go to Lawrence Hill Station if you prefer to take a longer walk.

Bus stops are the easiest way to get around Bristol. Take the bus to the test centre. Let a friend or relative drive you there. Tell them the postcode is BS1-6EZ. Use a sat nav to help you out.

Bristol is a busy city. Heavy traffic can be an issue during rush hour. If your test appointment happens to fall during this period, be sure to leave enough time to get there. Parking The test centre doesn't offer on site parking for visitors. If you're planning on leaving your vehicle while you take the test, you'll need to look elsewhere for a space. The nearest option is Bristol First car park (6BQ), but it's only a 4 minute walk away from the test centre and costs a reasonable £ for two hours of parking.

There are about 100 spaces available at this car park. You should be able to find a space here if you try hard enough.

Guides and Tips

You must pass the theory test first. Then you will take an online hazard perception test. This test will help you see how you perform under pressure.

Check out the resources below to see what you need to know about the test. You should also download this app to your phone before the test.

Places to Celebrate

Bristol has lots of bars and restaurants. We recommend the Rummer because it has everything in one place. You'll find cocktails, drinks, food, and even a hotel. The Rummer is also close to the theory test centre.

The Boardroom is a large, lively bar with a variety of different games and activities available. There are also plenty of tasty snacks and drinks to enjoy. You'll love it here!

Cider bars are great places for people who love cider. Boat owners can enjoy them too. Quayside seats are available if you don't want to be on the water. This place is a must see for cider fans.

What is the theory test pass mark?

The pass mark for the car test is 86% and you need to get at least 43 correct answers to pass the multiple choice section. To pass the hazard perception test, you must score 44 out of 75.

What is the waiting time for a theory test?

Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You need to go to your local DVSA theory test centre to book an appointment.


When you make a theory test bookings, it is handled by DVSA (Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency) who handle all theory test booking throughout the UK. You book either via the internet, or over the phone. You can book either online or over the phone. For more information about theory test bookings, email contact details can be found in the booking section.

You can book a theory test by phone.

Book a theory test online - The most popular method for booking theory tests is via the internet. You can time and date availability while booking. To book your test in Bristol, see.


You must give three working days notice before cancelling or rescheduling your theory test. Cancellation notice must be given by email.


When you have completed the booking of your theory test, you will receive an email confirming the time and date of the test along with a reference code. You should print out this email and bring it with you to Bristol theory centre.

Finding Bristol Theory Test Centre

Bristol Business Park can be reached from Coldharbour Lane bus stop. From there, take a right turn after passing through the staggered gates. Continue walking along the avenue until you reach the end.

The Gardens is a residential neighborhood. The Crescent is a commercial district. Building 340 is located in the commercial district.



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