Glasgow (Shieldhall)

If you’ve decided to bite the bullet at Glasgow Shieldhall test centre, don’t go in completely blind. You’ll want to know the ins and outs of your chosen test centre so that you’re more comfortable on your big day. To help you out, we’ve put together all the information you might need in our handy guide below!


Bogmoor Road Shieldhall West, Lanarkshire Glasgow Glasgow G51 4TH

Tests Offered at Glasgow (Shieldhall)

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 1
  • Motorcycle module 2
  • ADI part 2
  • ADI part 3


No parking spaces are available at the test centre


Male, female and disabled toilets are available

Disabled Access

You can get into the test centre in a wheelchair

Phone Number

0141 954 9488

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Not had the chance to have a gander at Glasgow Shieldhall test centre just yet? Well, if you’re patient, your instructor will take you around the area soon enough. If you’d rather not wait, however, be sure to use these directions with a sat nav. Trust us—you don’t want to end up in completely the wrong place.

A Bit More About Glasgow Shieldhall

During your driving lessons, you’ll get to know more and more about the road types and features around the Glasgow area. If you’d prefer to know more about the local area in general, however, you can have a peek at these resources:

Glasgow Shieldhall Test Pass Rates

If you’re anything like our other learners, you’re probably very keen on driving test pass rates. That’s why we always take the time to get up to speed with the DVSA’s latest statistics! In the table below, you can see how learners have fared at Glasgow Shieldhall test centre in the last five years:

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
37.9% 39.7% 37.6% 37.0% 38.5%

What If I Can't Go To Glasgow Shieldhall? 

If Glasgow Shieldhall test centre is no longer an option for you, or you’re looking to expand your horizons to get your hands on an earlier test date, your closest alternatives are:

What To Expect On The Day

Worried about your big day? Don’t be! It couldn’t be any more straightforward! All you’ve got to do is get to Glasgow Shieldhall with your provisional licence, around 10 minutes before your appointment starts. Then, once you’ve met your examiner, you’ll follow this simple 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

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

If hourly lessons once a week haven’t been helping you get to grips with the fundamentals of driving, you might want to consider an intensive or semi-intensive course instead. With PassMeFast, you can build up your skills in a much tighter timeframe in an efficient, yet effective manner. And the best part? You get to decide the pace and intensity of your lessons! Plus, we’ll even throw in a fast-track practical test!

Keen to know more? Check out our course prices page to get a better look at our tailored, crash course packages. Then, give us a bell on 0333 123 4949, or book your course online!

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