Hounslow Life in the UK Test Centre

Computer Learning Centre
65 Kingsley Road,
Hounslow,
Middlesex,
London,
TW3 1QB

Car

About three miles from Heathrow Airport, in west London, Hounslow is a borough Road access to the area is simple; the A4 and M4 motorways run somewhat close together. The test site is the Computer Learning Centre building on Kingsley, on the eastern edge of Hounslow. Please be advised of some restricted on-site parking should you be driving. Should this prove to be absent on your testing day, kindly be advised that Kingsley Road is now under street parking.

If you park on Kingsley Road, kindly be advised that the following costs apply Monday through Saturday, 8.00 am to 6.30 pm:

  • One hour: £1.80
  • Two hours comes out as £3.80.
  • Three hours comes out as £6.

Prices keep steadily rising past this level.

You should not need any more time since you will be parking straight outside the facility. Please be advised, nevertheless, that parking rates are capped at £14.40 if you intend to remain in Hounslow for an extended length of time.

Parking on Sundays and outside the stated times is free.

Cash or the PayByPhone payment line can be used to pay for parking. Call 0330-400-7275 (or SMS 65565) then quote Location ID, 803001 to pay with this phone service.

Please be aware that Kingsley Road has disability parking available.

Please find further neighbourhood parking choices on the following Parkopedia page.

Bus

The Hounslow area boasts several local bus companies in active operation. Four main routes that pass bus stops near the test centre have been selected. These are the E8 and H91 services; numbers 111 and 237.

113: Operating in the southeast-northwest direction, this bus runs between Kingston-upon-Thames and Heathrow Airport. Please leave this service at the Hounslow East bus stop, exactly opposite the Computer Learning Centre on Kingsley Road.

257: Originating in Shepherds Bush, the number 237 continues south-west towards Hounslow central. Kindly leave the bus at Hounslow Bus Station. After that, there is a quick five-minute walk northbound up Kingsley Road to the venue.

E8: Beginning Ealing Broadway, the E8 route ends at Hounslow, travelling southwest. Again, kindly leave at Hounslow Bus Station.

H101: This route runs from Hammersmith to Hounslow West station. Kindly depart the bus at Gresham Road, a stop about 1.4km from the testing site. Head south-west on Gresham Road and Kingsley Avenue, then merge onto Kingsley Road, to reach the Computer Learning Centre site. On your left side, just beyond Hounslow East tube station, is the exam centre.

The following link provides further bus routes together with planned stop information.

Small local station Train Hounslow Train Station welcomes services from throughout the London region. The station lies around 1.4 km from Kingsley Road. Head north-east on Whitton Road then travels along the A314 and A315 until finally turning left into Kingsley Road and onward to the Computer Learning Centre.

The 281 Hounslow service from the B361 will drop you at Hounslow Bus Station (please follow the advice notes from the number 237 bus for onward transport to the destination if you would be more comfortable catching a bus from the station). About 100 metres north of Hounslow Train Station sits the B361 stop.

From the test site, Hounslow East tube station is the next construction along Kingsley Road, thereby offering a handy travel choice. For reference, the station lies on the Piccadilly Line.

Station addresses:

Hounslow Train Station,

Whitton Road,

Hounslow,

Greater London,

TW3 2DQ

To learn more about this station, please visit the South Western Railway website.

Hounslow East Station,

London Underground Ltd.,

Kingsley Road,

Hounslow,

Middlesex,

TW3 4AB

Business Hours

The hours of operation for the testing facility are:

Schedule: 8.30 am–5.00 pm, Monday–Saturday

The location is closed on Sundays, so please plan accordingly.

The Life in the UK Test Helpline is available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Call 0800 015 4245 if you need assistance with your booking.