Pontefract Test Centre Relocation

Close up streetview image of Pontefract test centre

If you’re a regular reader of the PassMeFast blog, you’ll be all too aware of how many test centres in the UK end up closing or relocating each year. That’s why we keep an eye on test centre news, to make sure you know exactly where your test will take place. This month, the DVSA has relocated Pontefract test centre due to maintenance work. Fortunately, this is only a temporary relocation, and learners will still be able to take their driving tests without a hitch.

Read on to find out everything you need to know about the Pontefract test centre relocation—from the new temporary address to what your alternative test centre options are just in case!

Pontefract test centre relocation

Pontefract test centre is currently undergoing maintenance work. Fortunately, rather than closing it down for the duration, the DVSA has decided to temporarily relocate it. This is great news for learner drivers in the Pontefract area, as it means you don’t have to make other arrangements for your driving test. So, how exactly will this work if you’ve got a test booked in? Well, you’ll simply meet your driving examiner at the local Premier Inn instead of Pontefract test centre. If you’re not entirely sure where that is, have no fear! We’ve got the new temporary address here:

Premier Inn
Pontefract North
A1 Business Park
Pontefract Road
WF11 0BU

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This arrangement will continue until the maintenance work at Pontefract test centre has been completed. We will be sure to keep you informed on the progress on the blog. Tests are still available to book at Pontefract test centre using the DVSA’s booking service. If, however, you like to live life in the fast lane, you can get PassMeFast to speed up the process and book you a fast-track practical test.

What are my other options?

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If you’re slightly put off by the concept of meeting your examiner at a different location, or you’ve simply decided that Pontefract isn’t for you, you can opt to take your test at one of the many other centres available in West Yorkshire. If you’re willing to head further afield, alternatives include:

You can compare all of your test centre options with our handy essential guide to West Yorkshire test centres.

If you’re interested in learning to drive in the West Yorkshire area, PassMeFast can help. We offer a range of intensive and semi-intensive courses suited to learners with any level of experience. Our courses are flexible, available in manual or automatic and can fit around your schedule, no matter how busy you are. To book in, simply give us a ring on 0333 123 4949, or book online.

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What if I don’t live in West Yorkshire?

PassMeFast covers a wide area of the UK, helping more and more learners get on the road quickly. If you are in our area, then we’re here to help you! Our courses are available in the following counties:

Whether you need a beginner course or a quick refresher course, we’ve got something for you. If you’d like to book in, have a look at our course prices page to see what’s on offer. You can then call our team on 0333 123 4949 or book online. Be sure to let us know which course you’d like, your transmission preference and which tests you need booking.

PassMeFast is always looking to expand across the UK. So, even if we don’t offer services in your area at the moment, you can be certain we surely will in the near future. `

By Bethany Hall

Whether you’re a learner or a pro driver, Bethany is here to help. From defensive driving to the Highway Code, she’ll tell you everything you need know about driving. If she’s not on the road, you’ll probably find Bethany with her head in a book or binge-watching the latest TV show.

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