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VOSA Test Station details



Banks Road
Off McMullen Road
Co Durham

Tel: 0300 123 9000
Fax: 01325 484 561


opening times

Opening times

Monday to Thursday : 08:00 - 16:00
Friday : 08:00 - 15:30
Out of Hours Testing
Subject to Availability (Supplement charged)
Saturday : Closed



Online services

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Test types conducted

Test Types Conducted

Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Certificate of Initial Fitness (COIF)
Vehicle Identity Check (VIC)
Class 4, 5 and 7
Single Vehicle Approval (SVA)
Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (MSVA)
Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA)
Light Vehicles & Trailers
Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA)
Heavy Vehicles & Trailers

In busy periods the following test types may not be available:
* Voluntary Brake Tests
* Voluntary Smoke Tests
* Voluntary Headlamp Tests
* Voluntary Multi Checks


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Other testing sites nearby

Authorised Testing Facilties (ATFs) and Designated Premises (DPs) are listed below. Please contact ATFs and DPs directly for further information or to book a test.

The days and times displayed on this page are when the Authorised Testing Facility (ATF) or Designated Premises (DP) can be contacted to arrange an appointment. They do not necessarily reflect when the sites are open for testing. Testing availability should be discussed directly with the ATF / DP

Berryvale Ltd
Bowesfield Lane
TS18 3HF
Tel : 01642665328
Fax : 01642679423
email: sue@doocey.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Opening times
Monday to Friday : 07:00 - 18:00
Saturday : 07:00 - 16:00
Sunday : 07:00 - 16:00

North Tees Industrial Estate
Stockton On Tees
TS18 2RS
Tel : 01642637660
Fax : 01642637673
email: chatfieldsstocktonservice@chatfields.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Max height 5.29m.
Opening times
Monday to Friday : 07:00 - 18:00
Saturday : 07:00 - 12:00

Durham County Council
Direct Services
St. Johns Road
Tel : 01913725166
email: julie.king@durham.gov.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Opening times
Tuesday and Friday : 07:45 - 17:00

G Abbott & Son
37 Roman Road
Tel : 01677422858
email: clifford@abbottscoaches.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
No Trailers
Opening times
Thursday : 09:00 - 17:00

Imperial Tankers Ltd
Preston Farm Industrial Estate
Boeing Way
TS18 3TE
Tel : 01642605999
Fax : 01642616721
email: kevin.coates@imperialtankers.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Max height 4.5m. Max width 4.5m. Max length 17m.
Opening times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday : 08:00 - 15:30

Les Woolston Haulage Ltd
1-5 Puddlers Road
South Bank
Tel : 01642430704
email: christine@leswoolston.co,uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Max height 5m. Max length 16m.
Opening times
Monday to Friday : 08:00 - 16:00

North Yorkshire Commercials
Dalton Industrial Estate
Tel : 01845578123
Fax : 01845577586
email: csmith@northyorkscommercials.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Opening times
Monday and Wednesday : 08:00 - 16:30

R Handley & Sons Ltd
North Road
Tel : 01969623216
Fax : 01969624546
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Max height 4.14m. Max length 13.7m.
Opening times
Thursday : 08:00 - 15:15

Volvo Truck And Bus Centre North
1 Tees Bridge Approach Road
TS18 2RF
Tel : 01642626174
Fax : 01642626162
email: tracie.winn@volvonorth.co.uk
Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)
Public Service Vehicle (PSV)
Max length 17.5m.
Opening times
Tuesday : 07:00 - 23:50