Huddersfield Theory Test Centre

Located right in the heart of Huddersfield, this theory test centre is easily accessible for both locals and those from surrounding areas. Read on for everything you need to know for test day, including pass rates, local amenities and transport options.


Address

5th Floor, Ramsden House New Street Huddersfield West Yorkshire HD1 2TW

Phone Number

0333 200 1122 Please note: no direct phone number is available for this theory test centre.

Waiting Times

4-5 weeks Waiting times as recorded at the time of writing. Exact waiting times may vary.

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Arriving at Huddersfield Theory Test Centre

By public transport

Huddersfield theory test centre is in a very convenient location if you plan to arrive by public transport. The Huddersfield train station, which you’ll find in St George’s Square, is a mere 8-minute walk from the test centre. If you’re coming from the opposite direction by train, and find yourself at Lockwood train station, it will take you just under 30 minutes to walk to your test. Leave yourself plenty of time, or hop on a bus at the station.

Speaking of buses, the closest stops to the theory centre are Peel Street and High Street. The former is a stop on over 10 different routes, so you shouldn’t struggle to find a suitable bus!

Be aware that Ramsden House, where the test centre is located, has two entrances—one on New Street and another behind, on Corporation Street.

By car

If you prefer to travel by car, no problem! Just enter HD1 2TW into your satnav and follow the directions to the theory test centre. It’s likely you’ll end up on the A62. Follow signs to Castlegate/Queensgate, turn onto Alfred Street and make your way to Corporation Street.

Parking

When it comes to the Huddersfield theory test centre, you certainly won’t be short of parking options! There are plenty of spaces close by. First off, try your luck at the Civic Centre. They charge £1.80 for 2 hours and it’s only a 2-minute walk to your test! If their car park is full, we recommend Market Hall. Once again, you’ll only be charged £1.80 for 2 hours and it’s a very speedy 3-minute walk to the test centre. Cheap and convenient—winner!

Pass Rates by Year

The pass rate at Huddersfield theory test centre has been below average over the last few years. Don’t let this put you off, though. Each centre puts on exactly the same test. Results and pass rates are all down to the individuals sitting the tests. Who knows—maybe if you pick Huddersfield as your test centre, their pass rate could soon be on the up!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
48.7% 46.4% 46.0% 44.6% 45.4%

Guides and Tips

Nothing sets you up to ace a test better than plenty of studying and revision. It’s boring but it’s true! Thankfully, there are lots of resources out there to help you learn driving theory inside out. You can explore some of the guides we recommend below:

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Nearby Theory Test Centres

Bradford
Cropped Google Map with pin over Bradford theory test centre

1st Floor
Caspian House
61 East Parade
Bradford
BD1 5EP

10.5 miles away

By rail: Bradford Forster Square

2017/18 pass rate: 41.8%

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Leeds
Cropped Google Map with pin over Leeds theory test centre

1st Floor
Gallery HouseLeeds
LS1 5RD

14.4 miles away

By rail: Leeds

2017/18 pass rate: 48.3%

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Hotels

One of the most important things you should ensure the night before the theory test is that you get a good night’s kip. If you don’t live in Huddersfield, it could be well worth your time (and a it of money) to book yourself into a nearby hotel. This means you can wake up refreshed and not have to worry about transport problems or battling your way through traffic! Here are a few places we recommend:

 

Premier Inn Huddersfield Central★★★☆☆

Located to the right of the Broad Canal, you’ll find the Premier Inn Huddersfield Central. As you’d expect, they provide great service, clean rooms and a comfortable stay. This all comes with a very reasonable price tag—so it’s a great option for a convenient quick trip. You can also make use of the complimentary wifi and squeeze in a bit of last minute revision!

The Huddersfield Hotel★★★☆☆

This stylishly decorated central hotel is a great spot to get a little shut eye in before the big day. It’s a 3 star hotel, but you wouldn’t guess it from the luxury bed linen and delightful amenities! They recently refurbished, so you’ll enjoy top notch facilities and elegant surroundings. They also throw in free Wifi and a complimentary breakfast. Sold!

The Huddersfield Central Lodge Metro Hotel★★★☆☆

This independently owned, family run lodge offers excellent accommodation at an affordable price. Some of the rooms even include a kitchenette area, so you can save some money by cooking yourself up a delicious breakfast to fuel you for the test. Not much of a chef? Not to worry—they also put on a slap up breakfast that you don’t have to cook yourself!

Places to Celebrate

Completed the test and passed with flying colours? Well done—time to celebrate! Before you head back home, treat yourself to a beverage or two at one of the local watering holes. You deserve it! Here’s a few of our favourite places:

Rat and Ratchet

This spot is a must for all beer lovers. It’s an award-winning pub right in the heart of the town, with unique decor and a lively but comfortable atmosphere. With their own microbrewery in the basement, you can be assured that there’ll be plenty of different ales to sample and enjoy. If you do fancy a pint, this place should be first on your list!

The Grove

If you enjoy a bit of live entertainment along with your drink, The Grove is where you want to be. Musicians from far and wide come to strut their stuff here on a weekly basis, so you’re sure to find something to your liking. Plus, once you see their extensive beer menu, you might cancel that early train home you had planned...

The Warehouse

If food is more your thing, this bar serving up American classics like bagels and grilled cheeses could be right up your street. If the sun’s out you can even enjoy a cocktail or two in their delightful beer garden. With a fun, young vibe and trendy decor to match, The Warehouse is sure to keep the good feelings flowing!

What Happens Next?

At the heart of the town of Huddersfield, this theory test centre is one of the best options for those situated in the West Yorkshire area. If your test is done and dusted and it’s time to move on to the next stage, buckle up! It’s time for the practical test.

Using your theory test pass number (which you’ll find on the certificate) go online and book yourself a practical test. For more information on what to expect on the big day, have a look at our practical centre guides. If you’re from Huddersfield, your local centre will, of course, be Huddersfield. You could also try Halifax and Heckmondwike.

There’s always a chance that you won’t pass the theory test first time. If this is the case, do not worry too much—it’s easy to get yourself another test. Rules established by the DVSA state that you must leave at least 3 working days between theory tests. Apart from that, it’s a case of re-book, revise and resit. Chances are it’ll be a case of second time lucky!

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