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COVID-19 testing

Find out about COVID-19 testing

Published on: 14 April 2021

Last updated: 19 August 2021

Tests for people with symptoms

Walk-through testing for people who have symptoms

Grosvenor Hall is temporarily closed for emergency repair works. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please visit of the other walk-through testing centres listed below.

The semi-permanent, walk-through testing centres are open seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm. They can be used by anyone with symptoms or who has been asked to get a test. A test must be booked in advance at NHS online or by calling 119.

The centres are managed and run by the Department of Health and Social Care and increase the number of tests available to residents in Westminster.

Centres are in the below community halls. This means that these community halls are closed to the public. Existing bookings and regular users of the community halls are being provided with alternative community spaces so that their activities can continue. 

  • Greenside Community Centre, 24 Lilestone Street, Marylebone, NW8 8SR - entrance to the testing centre is at the rear of the building
  • Grosvenor Hall, Vincent Street, SW1P 4HB - temporarily closed
  • Lydford Tenants and Residents Hall, 74 Fernheard Road, W9 3EW

Drive-through mobile testing dates - Hyde Park

A mobile coronavirus testing unit will be available on North Carriage Drive in Hyde Park between 9am and 3pm.


  • Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 August


  • Thursday 1 and Friday 2 September

Please note that there will be no mobile testing unit in Hyde Park after this date until the end of January 2022. If you have symptoms after 2 September, please visit one of our walk-through testing centres for a test.

Booking may not be available until closer to the dates. If booking is not available, please book a test at one of our semi-permanent, walk-through testing centres.

You can only be tested if you have pre-booked an appointment that can be booked online on the NHS website or by calling NHS 119.