Learners in the county of Bridgend don’t have to spend long trying to figure out which test centre to head to—there’s only one in the area! Located on Angel Street, Bridgend test centre might not look like much at a glance, but it’s certainly dashed the hopes and dreams of plenty of learners over the years. If you’re looking for an edge, prepare for your big day properly by reading our essential guide below!


Crown Building Angel Street Bridgend Bridgend CF31 4AD

Tests Offered at Bridgend

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 2
  • ADI part 2
  • ADI part 3


A car park is available at the test centre


Male and female toilets are available

Disabled Access

Arrangements will be made at this test centre if you have a disability

Phone Number

0165 6768913

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

You don’t have to be a learner who knows the local roads like the back of their hand to head to Bridgend test centre for the first time. You can just use these simple directions with a sat nav to get right up to the doorstep!

A Bit More About Bridgend

Once you start your driving lessons, you’ll spend your time developing your skills and confidence on the roads around Bridgend test centre—from the bustling A473 to the narrow, residential roads around Cefn Glas. By the time your practical rolls around, you’ll probably recognise most of your test route!

If you’re looking for general information about Bridgend, like its public transport and local history, check out these links:

Bridgend Test Pass Rates

Thinking about switching to a test centre in a different county to improve your chances of passing the test? Well, for starters, you should probably take your practical in your local area—you’re going to be driving on these roads unsupervised eventually, so you should build up a familiarity with the area. Additionally, Bridgend test centre happens to have pass rates that have surpassed the national average over the last five years, as you can see below!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
51.3% 51.2% 51.0% 51.2% 53.8%

What If I Can't Go To Bridgend? 

Though Bridgend might be the only local test centre in the county, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have other options if you don’t fancy heading there for your practical. Your closest alternatives include:

What To Expect On The Day

Before you know it, your test date will finally be upon you and it will be time for you to put your money where your mouth is. It might be a daunting task, but trust us, you’re more than ready for it.

To avoid having your test cancelled (without a refund), make sure you’ve got your provisional before you leave for Bridgend test centre. You cannot take the test without it. You’ll also want to give yourself enough time to park up and meet the examiner, so get to the test centre with ten minutes to spare.

Your driving test will then follow this straightforward format:

  • An eyesight test, where you’ll need to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres
  • Two “show me, tell me” questions covering vehicle safety and maintenance
  • Twenty minutes of general driving, where you’ll be guided by the examiner, and will also need to perform one of the following manoeuvres:
  • Twenty minutes of independent driving, during which you’ll either follow sat nav directions or sign posts to reach a set destination

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That means you can take to the roads around Bridgend at the weekend, in the evening or whenever you’ve got a spare couple of hours. Depending on how intensively you’d like to learn, you could be on the road for two to five hours at a time!

Ready to achieve your dream of becoming a fully qualified driver? It all starts with our crash course packages which you can find on our course prices page. Once you’ve got an idea of how many hours you’ll need, you can book in over the phone on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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