Theory Test Centre - Southampton
Part 4th Floor, 1-8 Ogle Road,
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Address of Southampton Theory Test Centre
UK Driving theory tests in Southampton are conducted at Ogle Road. The complete address is:
Part 4th Floor, 1-8 Ogle Road,
You can contact Southampton test centre by calling Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) customer support at 03002001122 or emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone lines are open from Monday to Friday between 8am to 4pm.
How to reach Southampton Theory Test Centre
If you going by car, then there is no parking space at Ogle Road. Nearest available parking is at Portland Terrace which is just 2mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 420 parking spaces available. It's a multi storey car park. It charges £2.50 for 1 hour, £5.00 for 2 hours and £10.00 for 24 hours. Quoted as of 09/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). It got disabled parking spaces. It also got car electric charging points which can be very useful, in case you are travelling in an electric car. You can pay on site by card. These prices are the drive-up rates only. Pre-book prices may vary. Full address of this parking is:
If you didn’t find any parking space above then another parking option is available in Civic Centre Forecourt which is just 5mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 72 parking spaces available. It's not a covered car park. It's a short term car park and you can only park maximum of 2 hours. It charges £0.60 for 30 mins, £1.60 for 1 hour and £3.00 for 2 hours. Quoted as of 09/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). It got free disabled parking spaces. Blue badge holders can park free and without time limit. It’s a Pay and Display car park. Full address of this parking is:
Southampton City Council
Civic Centre Forecourt
Civic Centre Rd
If you travelling by train, then Southampton Central rail station is only 0.5 miles (10mins by walk) away from Southampton theory test centre. Full address of Southampton Central Rail Station is:
Southampton Central Station
Tickets and travel information of Southampton Central Rail Station
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 48 49 50
Textphone: 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 (https://www.google.co.uk/maps) to reach to Southampton theory test centre from Southampton Central rail station:
- Walk east on Blechynden Terrace towards Wyndham Pl for 0.1 mile ↑
- Slight right onto Kingsbridge Ln for 0.1 mile ↱
- Turn right onto Havelock Rd/A3024 ↱ and Continue to follow Havelock Rd for 279 ft ↑
- Continue onto Portland Terrace and 0.1 mile ↑
- At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Ogle Rd for 141ft
- Destination will be on the left ←
Facilities Available at Southampton 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.
Welsh Online: No
Tests Available: Car, motorcycle, Lorries, Buses and Coaches
Statistics of Southampton Theory Test Centre
Data released by DVSA suggests that at Southampton test centre, total 9,358 males’ book online driving theory tests between April2016-March 2017. Out of which only 4,523 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which is only 48.3% pass rate of theory test.
Females did better in same test centre as total 8,450 female’s book driving theory test for the same period at Southampton. Out of which 4,390 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which makes pass rate of 52.0%.
Overall, combining both male and female, total 17,813 book online theory tests for same period. Out of which 8,915 manage to pass their UK driving theory test which is a pass rate of just 50.0%.
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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:
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 Southampton 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:
It’s not allowed to take any personal belongings into the test room. This includes:
- Mobile Phones
- 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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