Driving

7. Useful organisations

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

Drivers' medical enquiries
DVLA
Swansea SA99 1TU

T 0300 790 6806 (8am-5.30pm weekdays, 8am-1pm Saturdays)
W www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla

The government agency responsible for maintaining the database of drivers in Great Britain, and a database of vehicles in the UK.

Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA)

Driver Licensing Enquiries
County Hall
Castlerock Road
Waterside
Coleraine BT51 3TB

T 0300 200 7861    (9.00am-5.00pm weekdays)
E dva@doeni.gov.uk
W http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/information-and-services/motoring.htm

The DVA is responsible for licensing and testing vehicles and drivers in Northern Ireland.

Forum of mobility centres

The directory of mobility centres in the UK.
W www.mobility-centres.org.uk/find_a_centre

Belfast

Disability Action
Portside Business Park
189 Airport Road
Belfast BT3 9ED

T 02890 297880
E mobilitycentre@disabilityaction.org
W www.disabilityaction.org

Birmingham (incorporating satellite centres at Cannock, Staffordshire and Northampton, and Worcester and Leamington Spa)

Regional Driving Assessment Centre
Unit 11, Network Park
Duddeston Mill Road
Birmingham B8 1AU

T 0845 337 1540
E info@rdac.co.uk
W www.rdac.org.uk

Bodelwyddan (incorporating a satellite centre at Newtown, Powys)

North Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service
Disability Resources Centre
Glan Clwyd Hospital

Bodelwyddan

Denbighshire LL18 5UJ

T 01745 584858
E mobilityinfo@btconnect.com
W www.wmdas.co.uk

Bristol (incorporating a satellite centre at Sparkford, Somerset)

Mobility Service at Living (dlc)
The Vassall Centre
Gill Avenue
Fishponds
Bristol BS16 2QQ

T 0117 965 9353
E mobserv@drivingandmobility.org
W www.drivingandmobility.org

Cardiff (incorporating a satellite centre at Pembroke Dock)

South Wales Mobility and Driving Assessment Service
Rookwood Hospital
Fairwater Road
Llandaff
Cardiff CF5 2YN

T 02920 555130
E helen@wddac.co.uk
W www.wmdas.co.uk

Carshalton

QEF Mobility Services
1 Metcalfe Avenue
Carshalton
Surrey SM5 4AW
(if using sat nav use SM5 4NR)

T 020 8770 1151
E mobility@qef.org.uk
W www.qef.org.uk

Derby

DrivAbility (Derby Regional Mobility Centre)
Kingsway Hospital
Kingsway
Derby DE22 3LZ

T 01332 371929
E driving@derbyhospitals.nhs.uk
W www.derbydrivability.com

Hull

c/o Regional Driving Assessment Centre, Birmingham

Leeds (incorporating a satellite centre at York)

William Merritt Disabled Living Centre & Mobility Service
St Mary's Hospital
Green Hill Road
Armley
Leeds LS12 3QE

T 0113 350 8989
E info@wmdlc.org
W www.wmdlc.org

Maidstone (incorporating satellite centres at Herne Bay, Kent and Hailsham, East Sussex)

South East DriveAbility
The First Floor
Aylesford Logistics Centre
Bellingham Way
Aylesford
Kent ME20 6XS

T 0300 0134 886
E kcht.sedriveability@nhs.net
W www.kentcht.nhs.uk/our-services/south-east-driveability-west-kent/

Newcastle upon Tyne (incorporating a satellite centre at Penrith, Cumbria)

North East Drive Mobility
Walkergate Park Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation and Neuro-psychiatry
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4QD

T 0191 287 5090
E northeast.drivemobility@ntw.nhs.uk
W www.ntw.nhs.uk

Oxford

c/o Regional Driving Assessment Centre, Birmingham

Southampton (incorporating satellite centres at Salisbury, Wilts and Basingstoke)

Wessex DriveAbility
Leornain House
Kent Road
Portswood
Southampton SO17 2LJ

T 023 8055 4100
E enquiries@wessexdriveability.org.uk
W www.wessexdriveability.org.uk

St Helens

The North West Driving Assessment Service (formerly Wrightington Mobility Centre)
Fleet House
Pye Close
Haydock
St Helens
Lancs WA11 9SJ

T 01942 483713
E mobilitycentre@bridgewater.nhs.uk

Thetford (incorporating satellite centres at Colchester, Essex & Spalding, Lincs)

East Anglian DriveAbility
2 Napier Place
Thetford
Norfolk IP24 3RL

T 01842 753029
E info@eastangliandriveability.org.uk
W www.eastangliandriveability.org.uk

Truro (incorporating satellite centres at Exeter, Plymouth and Holsworthy, Devon)

Cornwall Mobility
North Buildings
Royal Cornwall Hospital
Truro
Cornwall TR1 3LJ

T 01872 254920
E info@cornwallmobility.co.uk
W www.cornwallmobility.co.uk

Welwyn Garden City (incorporating a satellite centre at Luton and Dunstable)

Hertfordshire Action on Disability Mobility Centre
The Woodside Centre
The Commons
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL7 4DD

T 01707 324581
E driving@hadnet.org.uk
W www.hadnet.org.uk