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Leicester Theory Test Centre


Third Floor
Block A
Phoenix Yard
Upper Brown Street

Leicester Theory Test Centre

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Leicester Theory Test Centre Directions

There is an entrance to Phoenix Yard underneath the archway between the Sue Townsend theatre and the MNE accounting.


Parking near the test venue is easy. You can park in the two nearby carparks or use public transport.

Upper Brown Street Car Park

This car park is positioned directly next to Phoenix Yard. The carpark is open all day everyday, but please note it operates a 4 hour maximum stay limit unless you're planning to extend your stay beyond your test, this wont be an issue. There are also a limited amount of spaces available, so make sure you plan a reserve option if this site is full.

Parking charges are as follows: £1 per hour, £3 per three hours, £4 per four hours, £2 per overnight. Payment methods include cash, credit card, debit card, cheque or bank transfer.

Newarke Street Car Park

There are two types of parking facilities: short term and long term. Short term parking is free. Long term parking costs £2 per hour. This site closes at 1.00am every day except Friday and Sunday. Overnight parking isn't allowed.

Phoenix Yard is just around the block from this parking lot, and will take less time than one minute to get there.


The 158 bus takes people to the test centre. It travels in north-east/west directions. It stops at Haymarket bus station, where it ends. If using this service please exit at Haymarket bus station. The test site is about 1km away from here. If going by foot, take the route described above. You should get off at Marble street and turn right. Continue southbound until you reach Upper Brown Street. Take the number 20 bus to get to the test centre.

20: This service heads east / west, operating between Western Park (in Leicester’s western suburbs) and the city centre. Please exit Welford Place, situated within a two-minute stroll of the venue. Alternative route information is available at the following link.


Leicester railway station is situated near the centre of Leicester. It's close to the university campus, and is easily accessible by foot. You can get there via Granby street, or Belvoir street. Take a right turn when you reach brown st, and head west until you reach upper brown st. Turn left, and you'll be at the venue.

For further information on the station including arrival/departure times and available facilities, visit

Station address

Leicester station, London road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0QB. Read more. Directions to old test center ▲.

Arriving at Leicester Theory Test Centre

Public transport is great because it saves time and money. You can arrive at the test centre by train or bus. Both are easy to get to.

There are many different types of buses in Leicester. Some people use them to go to work, others to school, some to college, some to university, some to shops, some to hospitals, some to friends' houses, some to pubs, some to restaurants, some to parks, some to museums, some to cinemas, some to theatres, some to libraries, some to gyms, some to schools, some to churches, some to nightclubs, some to concert venues, some to sports stadiums, some to hotels, some to theme parks, some to casinos, some to fairgrounds, some to airports, some to shopping centres, some to beaches, some to mountains, some to forests, some to ski slopes, some to waterparks, some to zoos, some to amusement parks, some to carnivals, some to circuses, some to funfairs, some to festivals, some to music concerts, some to art galleries, some to museums, and some to other places.

The test centre is located near halford street and yeoman street. Find yourself lost? Look for st george's church which is almost a stone throw away from where you're going to take the test. Parking It is very rare for theory test centers to provide on site parking, and the leicester center doesn't buck this trend. There's a large car park situated next door. Before you go too excited, we should tell you that two hours parking at the ncp rutland centre car park (le1 1qt) will cost you £8.20!

Those who want to save money by using public transport should try the Queen Street car park. Parking costs £1.40 per hour. Only 25 spots are available, but if you arrive early you could grab one.

Pass Rates by Year

The pass rate at the Leicester theory test center has been declining steadily since 2011. However, there isn't much to be worried about because the DVSA doesn't care about your driving skills.

Overall trends do not indicate how I am likely to do in my test. My advice would be to study more than the stats!

Guides and Tips

While the theory test is nothing too serious, it does require you put some effort into it. You'd be surprised at how many people think they can bluff their way through and end getting failed and having to pay for another test. Don't be like these people.

Below we've listed a few very useful theory test resources that'll help you study the relevant materials and prepare for the big exam. Official DVSA Theory Test app for iOS - Safe Driving for Life Theory Exam Rundown: What to expect on the day.


Train stations are usually close to theory test centres. Leicester railway station is about 0.4 miles away from Leicester theory test centre. Leicester train station is very easy to get to. You can drive there if you want, but walking is also possible.


You should contact the DVSA about booking a theory test. They will tell you how to get there and what time you need to arrive.

Automated telephone booking services are available for theory tests at all UK test centres. For any questions or concerns, you can contact a DVSA member of the public who can help you. You can also book a theory test online.


You can reschedule your theory test for another day and time by contacting us via email. We'll be happy to help you out!


You must enter your email address when booking online. This will be used by the DVSA to contact you regarding your driving theory test booking. Your email address should be checked regularly because the DVSA may need to contact you.


Reviewing Leicester Theory Test Centre is very easy. You need to write a few sentences about the test centre, the staff and the facilities. Don't forget to mention if you passed the test. Your review must meet our guidelines.

This is the first review we've ever received! We're glad you liked our service. We'll make sure to improve our parking lot next time you come by. Thanks again!

Booking your theory test

You should use the official website to book your driving theory tests as it gives you more options than other websites. You may not get a chance to cancel or reschedule if you book with an unofficial website.

What is the theory test pass mark?

The car theory test is a multiple-choice test. To pass you must get at least 43 correct answers. The hazard perception test is a driving simulation test. You need to score 44 points to pass.

Can I take my theory test online?

No. You must take the Theory Test at a Registered DVSA Theory Test Centre. Find a DVSA Theory Test Centre

What is the waiting time for a theory test?

Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You can see the waiting times at your theory test centre.


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