Based underneath the Beaufort Park apartment building, Hendon test centre is easily missed by those not paying attention. One of the many test centres in Greater London, Hendon is the starting point for countless learners each year. There's plenty to know about this test centre, so keep on reading to find directions, pass rates, test routes and much more about Hendon.
Parking spaces are available
Male and female toilets are available
Disabled access is available at this test centre
Hendon test centre rests close to Edgware and East Barnet, making it a good option for those looking to get their licence in North London. If you've not had the chance to visit the centre yet, use these directions with a trusty sat nav and you’ll get there in one piece.
Hendon test centre is perfectly located to ensure examiners have a mixed bag of road conditions to test candidates on. The centre's vicinity to the A5 and local residential areas, for example, enables examiners to test learners on different traffic and speed systems, all the while monitoring their hazard perception skills. Want more general information about the area of Hendon? Check out the links below.
Whilst the DVSA no longer publishes routes, you can still put your worries at ease by looking at videos of Hendon test routes on YouTube or by downloading our sample Hendon driving test routes. If you're learning with a local ADI, hey'll have you tackling the local roads that will undoubtedly crop up on your practical test—from busy A routes to tricky one-way systems. Your instructor will even have you practicing on the local M1—whilst motorways won't feature on your test, it's good practice to have.
Did you know that the DVSA publishes driving test pass rates every few months? It’s how we know that the current average pass rate for the learners in the UK is 47%. Greater London learners have a lower chance with a pass rate of 40.8%.
We’ve even compiled pass rates from the last five years for Hendon test centre in the table below. Enjoy!
There’s not much to complain about when it comes to Hendon’s pass rates—they’re higher than the average for Greater London and not much lower than the national average. Feeling a bit shaky on certain areas in your driving knowledge? Brush up with driving tips from the PassMeFast blog!
After completing your tuition with an ADI, you’ll finally be ready to take the plunge and take your practical test. It’s the final step before you become a qualified driver, so it’s important that you prepare properly. On the day, get to the centre 10 minutes early and bring your provisional licence. The test will follow this format:
The test will end once you’re back at Hendon test centre. The examiner will then give you your result. In any case, you'll receive verbal and written feedback regarding any driving test faults you picked up. If you pass, you’ll also be given a test pass certificate and the chance to send off for your new licence then and there.
Failing your driving test isn’t the end of the world. Plenty of learners fail—some with driving test horror stories worse than anything you’re likely to experience! As long as you remember what you did wrong and actively try to improve your driving skills, you should be more than prepared the next time round. If you'd like to get back on the road ASAP, simply give us a call on 0333 123 4949 or contact us via our website.
Don’t want to waste time learning to drive with traditional hourly lessons? Why not take a crash course in the area of Barnet instead? PassMeFast’s course packages are designed to be taken intensively or semi-intensively. With this method, you can learn in a matter of days or weeks. To see what we offer, simply check out our course prices and give us a ring on 0333 123 4949 when you’re ready. If you want to sort things out yourself, book a course online instead.