Our Covid Advice and Support page is part of our Covid-19 Help Hub. It contains information about test centres as well as national advice and information to help get us through the challenges of the pandemic. You might also find these links useful.
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Walk in tests
Walk up Rapid Covid tests are available for those without symptoms at Eco Pavilion, Mile End Park, E3 5TW on weekdays between 10am to 7pm. The tests provide results in under 30 minutes – if a person is positive, then they are referred to get further tests at the permanent sites. The other nearby facility which offers an appointment-only service is located at the Mile End Arts Pavilion.
Alternatively, you can order a testing kit to your home and the advice is to get the test done in the first 5 days of having symptoms. If possible, order the test in the first 3 days as it may take a day or two to arrive. You can get one test for each person in your household with symptoms. Order an at-home test by visiting the GovUK’s website here.
Drive through tests
For those with a car or who are unable to travel on foot to a test centre, driving is recommended above the use of public transport. If possible, it is recommended to order the test in the first three days of having symptoms. Order a drive-through test, or find out if you’re eligible for a test by visiting the GovUK’s website here.
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