Theory Test Centre - Southwark
Ground Floor, 22 Shand Street, Southwark,
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Address of Southwark Theory Test Centre
UK Driving theory tests in Southwark are conducted at Shand Street. The complete address is:
Ground Floor, 22 Shand Street, Southwark,
You can contact Southwark 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 Southwark Theory Test Centre
If you going by car, then there is no parking space in Shand Street. Nearest available parking is at London Bridge which is just 11mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 250 parking spaces available. It's a multi storey car park. It charges £8.00 for 1 hour, £18.00 for 2 hours, £24.00 for 3 hours and £28.00 for 4 hours. Quoted as of 07/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). It got disabled parking spaces. It also got electric car charging points which can be very handy, if you are travelling in an electric car. It’s a Pay on Foot car park and you can pay on site both by cash and 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 Tower Bridge which is just 14mins walking distance from the test centre. There are 115 parking spaces available. It’s a multi storey car park. It charges £4.00 for 1 hour, £10.00 for 2 hours, £15.00 for 3 hours and £20.00 for 4 hours. Quoted as of 07/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). It got disabled parking spaces. It also got electric car charging points which can be very handy, if you are travelling in an electric car. It’s a Pay on Exit car park and you can pay on site both by cash and card. Full address of this parking is:
46-50 Gainsford Street
If you travelling by train, then London Bridge underground rail station is only 0.4 miles (7mins by walk) away from Southwark theory test centre. Full address of Southwark Underground Rail Station is:
London Bridge Underground Station
London Underground Ltd.
21 Duke St Hill
Tickets and travel information of London Bridge Underground 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 Southwark theory test centre from London Bridge underground rail station:
- Walk east on Duke St Hill/A200 towards Tooley St and Continue to follow A200 for 0.3 miles ↑
- Turn right onto Shand St for 180ft ↱
- Destination will be on the right →
Facilities Available at Southwark 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 Southwark Theory Test Centre
Data released by DVSA suggests that at Southwark test centre, total 37,527 males’ book online driving theory tests between April2016-March 2017. Out of which only 19,187 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which is only 51.1% pass rate of theory test.
Females did better in same test centre as total 32,071 female’s book driving theory test for the same period at Southwark. Out of which 17,207 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which makes pass rate of 53.7%.
Overall, combining both male and female, total 69,623 book online theory tests for same period. Out of which 36,413 manage to pass their UK driving theory test which is a pass rate of just 52.3%.
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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:
What Happens On The Day Of Driving Theory Test
The Multiple Choice Test
You can have 15-minute practice session to famlarise yourself with the system and format of the theory test before you start the actual multiple choice test.
There are total of 50 questions in the multiple choice test. You will have 57 minutes to complete this part of the test. Out of total 50 you need to get atleast 43 correct answers to pass your theory test. Each question will have 4 options and you need to chose correct option using mouse. For some questions you’ll need to select more than one answer – there’ll be a message if you don’t select enough answers. There are also case study questions: these will show you a short ‘story’ and you’ll need to answer five questions about it. One question will be presented on the screen at a time.
You can go back and review/change your answers anytime. If you aren’t sure about any of the questions, you can ‘flag’ them and come back to them later.
The Hazard Perception Test
Once you finished multiple choice part of the theory test, you have a choice to either start hazard perception test immediately or tae a three-minute break. You will also be given an option to watch a short video before you start the test, showing you how the test works.
In actual test there will be a series of videos and you’ll need to click the mouse as soon as you see a developing hazard. A potential hazard can be anything which needs the driver, to take some action such as braking, changing speed or direction etc. The sooner you spot the hazard and click mouse, the more points you’ll score but you can score up to five points for each hazard.
Each video will have one hazard apart from one film which will have two hazards. Out of total 75 marks, you need to score atleast 44 marks to pass your hazard perception part.
If you click the mouse too much or if you click in a pattern, you’ll be given a warning message and you’ll score no points for that film.
You need to score atleast 43 marks in multiple choice and 44 marks hazard perception in same sitting to pass your 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 Southwark 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 score 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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