South Yardley Test Centre

We've detailed all of the useful information on the South Yardley driving test centre for you here.

Last updated: 17 Jul 2019

South Yardley Test Centre is in the heart of suburbia and is surrounded by quiet residential streets and vast swathes of allotments. Watch out for the test centre gates on arrival - they’re right next to some residential housing and can be easily missed if you don’t keep your eyes peeled!


South Yardley Test Centre: Clay Lane, South Yardley, West Midlands, B26 1EA

Contact information

Luckily for you there is car parking available at the test centre.


There isn’t any parking available at the test centre itself, but there is a public parking space in the DTC service road which can be accessed from Union Road.


There are toilets that learners can use at this test centre.


The South Yardley driving test centre is wheelchair accessible. However, it’s always a great idea to make sure that you call ahead to leave enough time for them to cater to your specific needs.

Pass rates

Birmingham has had a bad reputation in the past for poor driving test pass rates, and it’s even been nominated as one of the top 10 worst places for passing your test. However, the 2017-2018 driving test pass rates for Shirley Test Centre were 44.9% - not far off the 46.3% national average!

Booking your test

To book a test at South Yardley Test Centre, you’ll need to contact the DVSA - you can do so by phone on 0300 200 1122 or online. You can also use these details to cancel or reschedule your driving test. As long as you give at least three working days’ notice, you’ll be eligible for a full refund or to reschedule at no extra cost.