Edinburgh CSCS Test Centre

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Edinburgh CSCS Test Centre Address

Pearson Professional Centres 2nd Floor, Cairncross House 25 Union Street Edinburgh


Edinburgh CSCS Test Centre Directions


If you’re planning to travel to the Edinburgh CSCS Test Centre by car, the test centre is in Cairncross House and is located at the foot of the hill on Union Street which is only accessible by foot due to roadworks. To reach the test centre, at the roundabout near the John Lewis, turn down Leith Walk and take the first left, opposite the Playhouse Theatre, down Union Street.


There isn’t any parking at the Edinburgh CSCS Test Centre itself. The nearest car park to the test centre is the Omni Park multi-storey and the cost is £5.80 for 2 hours. This is a 5-minute walk from the centre. There is also a Car Park Management Ltd parking facility on Carlton road costing £5.00 for two hours which is a 15 minute walk away. For up to date information about parking, click here.


There are several bus lines that stop near Union Street. These are: 5, 7, 9, 14, and 49. The nearest bus stop is on Elder Street, which is a 4-5 minute walk from the test centre.

Edinburgh Bus Station is also just a 7 minute walk away.


The nearest train station to the test centre is Edinburgh Waverley which is 12 minute walk from the test centre (0.5 miles). Buses also run from here.

Other Information

The test centre is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm. Full Disabled Access is available at this centre with wheelchair access found via a ramp to the right of the main door. There is also a buzzer to gain access to the building, although this is only accessible at the main entry door.

Book Your Test

You can book your CSCS Test here (You will be taken to the official CITB website). The test costs £21.

If you need more information or additional support, you can call the CSCS booking line on 0344 994 4488.