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  • 26 Jan, 2018

Theory Test Centre - Shrewsbury


Suite 2, Canon Court West,
Abbey Lawn, Abbey Foregate, 

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If you are looking to book online driving theory test at Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre, then below are all details you required.

Address of Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre

UK Driving theory tests in Shrewsbury are conducted in Abbey Foregate at Canon Court West. The complete address is:

Suite 2, Canon Court West, Abbey Lawn, Abbey Foregate, 

You can contact Shrewsbury test centre by calling Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) customer support at 03002001122 or emailing at Phone lines are open from Monday to Friday between 8am to 4pm.

Please Note: You can take your test in Welsh at this centre.

How to reach Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre

If you going by car, then there is no parking space in Canon Court West. Nearest available parking is at same street Abbey Foregate which is just 6 mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 342 parking spaces available. It's not a car park. It charges £1.10 for 1 hour, £1.80 for 3 hours and £2.70 for 10 hours. Quoted as of 15/01/2018 with Parkopedia ( It got disabled and free motorcycle parking spaces. It’s a Pay and Display car park and you can pay on site by cash. Full address of this parking is:

Shrewsbury Borough Council
Brunel West Short Stay (Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4)
Farnsby Street

If you didn’t find any parking space above then another parking option is available at ASDA which is just 9 mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 340 parking spaces available. It's not a covered car park. It's a customer only car park and free for 2 hours. Easy way of getting around it to buy something cheap from store and park for free. It got disabled and Parent & Child parking spaces. It also got electric car charging points which can be very useful in case you are travelling in an electric car. Full address of this parking is:

Asda Stores Limited
Old Potts Way

If you travelling by train, then Shrewsbury rail station is only 0.9 miles (18 mins by walk) away from Shrewsbury theory test centre. Full address of Shrewsbury Rail Station is:

Shrewsbury Station
Castle Foregate

Tickets and travel information of Shrewsbury Rail Station

National Rail Enquiries: 03457 48 49 50
0345 60 50 600
Welsh language line: 
0345 60 40 500
General station enquiries: 
03457 11 41 41

Below are the directions from google maps ( to reach to Shrewsbury theory test centre from Shrewsbury rail station: 

  1. Walk south towards Castle Gates/A5191 for 171 ft ↑
  2. Turn left onto Castle Gates/A5191 ↰ and Continue to follow A5191 for 0.2 miles ↑
  3. Turn left onto St Mary's St/A5191 ↰ and Continue to follow A5191 0.2 miles ↑
  4. Turn left onto Wyle Cop/A5191 ↰ and Continue to follow A5191 for 0.2 miles ↑
  5. Continue onto Abbey Foregate/A458 and follow Abbey Foregate for 384 ft ↑
  6. Slight left to stay on Abbey Foregate for 453 ft ↰
  7. Slight left onto Horsefair for 338 ft ↰
  8. Turn left onto Abbey Lawns for 200 ft ↰
  9. Destination will be on the right →

Facilities Available at Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre

Theory test is conducted by Pearson and there is no information available regarding toilet facilities or disabled access at this theory test centre. If you required any of these we suggest to contact DVSA directly.

Disabled access:
Welsh Online: Yes
Tests Available: Car, motorcycle, Lorries, Buses and Coaches

Statistics of Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre

Data released by DVSA suggests that at Shrewsbury test centre, total 6,113 males’ book online driving theory tests between April2016-March 2017. Out of which only 2,884 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which is only 47.2% pass rate of theory test.

Females did better in same test centre as total 5,960 female’s book driving theory test for the same period at Shrewsbury. Out of which 3,067 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which makes pass rate of 51.5%.

Overall, combining both male and female, total 12,074 book online theory tests for same period. Out of which 5,952 manage to pass their UK driving theory test which is a pass rate of just 49.3%.

Choose Book Driving Theory to Book Online Theory Test at Shrewsbury Theory Test Centre

You can book online driving theory test easily with Book Driving Theory (Visit Book Driving Theory Pricing Plans). We act as an intermediary between you and DVSA and we look after all your online driving theory test booking needs. We offer several plans which give you protection against failure, so in case you fail your UK driving theory test then we will rebook you absolutely free (terms apply)

In addition, with all plans, Book Driving Theory also provides several other free services like the change to theory test centre, date or time along with free test date reminders so you will never miss your test again.

About the UK Driving Theory Test

UK driving theory test is a computer screen based test which comprises of two parts: multiple choice questions and hazard perception. DVSA designed theory test to particularly test learner driver’s knowledge of rules of the road and best driving practice. You can find detail information at:

DSA Driving Theory Test

After You Book Your Theory Test

Once you completed your booking with us, we will email you your confirmation of date and time of your test along with a reference number. In case of any issues just contact us and we will do our best to sort things out for you as soon as possible.

Cancelling and Rescheduling The Theory Test

You can change date and time of your theory test though you must give us minimum of five working days’ notice. If you need to cancel your theory test, we will refund you in full as long as you us a minimum of 5 working days’ notice.

Attending Your Theory Test

Arrive atleast 15 minutes before at Shrewsbury Theory test Centre as you may be refused to enter in case of late arrival and you will lose your test fee. Arriving without appropriate identity documents will also deemed to refuse entry and loss of test fee.

What to Take to Your Theory Test

You are required to take your UK photocard driving licence to your theory test. In case, you have a licence issued from Northern Ireland, then take both photocard and paper counterpart licence.

If you don’t take right documents, your test will be cancelled and you won’t get any money back/refund, so make sure you got all required documents with you.

Lost your Driving Licence

If you lost your driving licence, you need to apply for a replacement. It will take up to 15 days to arrive. Use the following link for same:

Also don’t forget to rearrange your theory test if you don’t get the new driving licence in time.

Got Paper Licence

If you got paper licence then you must take passport with your paper licence. If you don’t have a passport then either apply for a photocard licence or get a passport. Use the following link to exchange a paper licence to a photocard licence:

Personal Belongings

It’s not allowed to take any personal belongings into the test room. This includes:

  • Watches
  • Mobile Phones
  • Earphones
  • Bags
  • Purses
  • Wallets
  • Any kind of papers, notes

In test centre, you will be provided a locker where you need to store all these belongings before heading towards test room. Test centre staff may also check to ensure that you don’t have anything which can be used for cheating. You are allowed to take test, if you don’t permit them to check.

It’s illegal to cheat at the theory test. You can be sent to prison and banned from driving.

After Your Theory Test

Once you have given your theory test, you will be issued a pass/fail certificate. It will show you your core and how well you performed in each module. Don’t forget to collect it and also don’t lose this certificate. We are confident that you will pass with bright colours but in case it was a bad day we will rebook you for free as long as you fulfilled our simple terms and conditions (terms apply).

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