Find Your Assessment Centre


John Rideal House, Shambles Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2SA


Train / Bus


From Rail / Bus Station: To reach the Assessment Centre on foot, leave the rail station and pass through the bus station to come out onto Eldon Street.


Proceed left along Eldon Street until you reach Market Hill on the right hand side. Proceed up Market Hill and turn left onto Shambles Street just before the Town Hall. Pass the Barnsley sixth form college to reach John Rideal House on the right. This will take between 5-10 mins.


To reach John Rideal House by bus catch the no. 43 from stand 7. There are two services per hour.



From M1 (Jcn 37): Head towards town centre. At the first (Townend) roundabout take the second exit onto Shambles Street. John Rideal House is located 160 metres away on the left-hand side. The nearest available parking is at Gateway Plaza on Star Lane off Shambles Street (‘P’ on map), and on Sackville Street.


From other routes: Shambles Street can also be accessed by car from the north (A635) via Church Street and the east (A61, A635) via Eldon Street and Market Hill.