To find out more or to book an appointment for one of our services, please get in touch. We’re available from 9am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday. Please note all assessments and consultations are by appointment only so we can ensure the best person is available to help you and the right cars and equipment are available.
Driving and Mobility Centre
The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds,
Bristol, BS16 2QQ
0117 965 9353
Please email us if possible, or leave a voicemail message if we are unable to answer your call. We are operating reduced office hours and may not be able to get back to you immediately. Please note that there are long waiting lists for appointments as we have prioritised those people whose appointments were cancelled due to Covid-19, and referrals received during lockdown. We will contact you as soon as we are able.
How to make a complaint If you are dissatisfied with any part of the service, please contact us to discuss your concerns.
Bristol is our main centre where we assess everything from driving to increasing your comfort travelling as a passenger.
The centre is all on one level with easy wheelchair access.
If you use satnav to get to our centre, please note you will need to use the postcode BS16 2NB.
There is free parking onsite.
To get here by bus, the First Bus Service No. 5 (Bristol city centre to Downend). Alight on Gill Avenue for the Vassall Centre. First Bus Services No. 17, 47, 48 and 49 all stop about 0.5 miles away. Alight on Fishponds Road at the Cross Hands Public House, opposite the Co-Op food store on Straits Parade, and the Vassall Centre is a short distance down Vassall Road into Gill Avenue. Please check details with the bus company.
We hold a number of outreach days at other venues that may be in a more convenient location for you, where our team can cater for driving assessments. We are only able to offer driving assessments at these locations. To book at one of these locations please contact us on 0117 965 9353 rather than the venue directly.