Directions to Licence Check Limited

Licence Check Building

From the West - A50

Leave A50 onto A6 signposted to Derby. At the roundabout go straight across and follow the dual carriageway towards the A52. Shortly after you enter the 50 Mph speed limited area you will pass a Large McDonalds drive through visible to your right. Carry on past this and past the speed camera in the central reservation. Pride Park is on your left and you will pass the large Rolls Royce Marine Complex on your left. You should move to the left hand lane and take the next slip road to the left (not the West Service Way) to join the A52 (Brian Clough Way) signposted to Derby Centre. Follow this to the Pentagon Roundabout and then follow the directions at the bottom of the page.

From the M1 Motorway

From North/South M1 motorway leave at junction 25 onto A52 (Brian Clough Way) in the direction Derby. Follow A52 for approximately 7 miles to roundabout at the bottom of the dual carriageway (The Pentagon Roundabout).

At the roundabout take 2nd exit, signed city centre. Keep to the middle or right hand lane and stay to the right. Follow signs for Ashbourne (A52). At the 3rd set of traffic lights keep to the right to turn right onto Friar Gate, You will have passed the University of Derby Law Building (a copper covered glass and steel building) to your right and the gable end of a brick building with a large clock face should be to your right at the lights. The lights have a right hand filter.

Turning right onto Friar Gate, You will pass under an ornate Victorian iron railway bridge. You need to take the second exit to the left into Larges Street after passing under the bridge. Keep to the left and take care with your speed as this is a narrow one way street entrance and it’s easy to overshoot it. Larges Street is one way. St James Court is to your right and the Larges Street Car park is a separate enclosed area to your left just before the residential housing.

From the South (Birmingham/Burton)

Take the A38 towards Derby to the ‘Markeaton Roundabout’ (Esso Garage and MacDonald’s on left). Turn right at this roundabout onto the A52 Ashbourne Road towards Derby City Centre. You will pass a Co-operative store and private hotel on your left hand side. Keep straight on through the traffic lights and at the next set of lights you will have to detour left due to bus lane restrictions. Follow the road (Agard Street) round to the right and keeping right take a right hand turn at the next set of lights (adjacent to Derby University Law Building - a copper covered glass and steel building. After turning right keep right at the next set of lights. These lights have a right hand filter.

Turning right onto Friar Gate, You will pass under an ornate Victorian iron railway bridge. You need to take the second exit to the left into Larges Street after passing under the bridge. Keep to the left and take care with your speed as this is a narrow one way street entrance and it’s easy to overshoot it. Larges Street is a one way street. St James Court is to your right and the Larges Street Car park is a separate enclosed area to your left just before the residential housing.

St James Court Map

Licence Check Office Location

Visitor parking is marked with a Star. Century House faces on to a small garden area at the Friar Gate end of the estate. The main door faces Friar Gate.

At the door please ring the bell to gain entry. You will be greeted in reception by the tenants who share the building. They will inform us and we will send someone down to meet you in the reception area.