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Testing at other locations in Birmingham | Covid-19 lateral flow device (LFD) testing information | Birmingham City Council

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Testing at other locations in Birmingham

In addition to our main site at the Hippodrome Theatre, there are other locations where you can get tested if you are symptom free. These include:

  1. Other testing centres around the city
  2. Mobile testing units
  3. Community Pharmacy testing

The current list of locations is provided below, and new sites will be added over time so do check back regularly.

Other testing centres around the city

Over the coming weeks we will be opening more testing sites at locations across the city These sites are open to members of the public who do not have symptoms. Testing is free and you don't need to book, you can just turn up.

The sites open are:

  1. Sheldon Community Centre, Sheldon Heath Road, B26 2RU
  2. Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre, Dulwich Road, B44 0EW
  3. Handsworth Wellbeing Centre, Holly Road, B20 2BY
  4. Shard End Wellbeing Centre, Packington Avenue, B34 7RD
  5. Oddingley Hall, 18 Oddingley, Road, B31 3BS
  6. Maypole Youth Centre, Idmiston Croft, B14 5BD

We will be opening more sites over the coming weeks so this page will be updated regularly with details of additional testing sites.

All site are open 7 days a week, between 8am and 6pm. When coming for a test you do need to bring with you valid Photo ID (driving licence, passport, student ID card) and you may be refused entry if you cannot show this when asked.

Please do not bring bags with you when you come for a test as bags may be searched and this will increase the time it takes to get people into the venue for testing. If you do have to bring a bag with you then please ensure it is a small bag.

Mobile testing units

There are several mobile testing units operating in Birmingham.

These will move to different locations around the city and details of the current locations and opening times are shown in the table below.

This table will be updated as new dates and locations are added. From week commencing 8 February we will be moving the mobile units to new locations, so please check this page for updates.

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Mobile test centre dates and opening times 1 to 7 March 2021

Site and Date

1 March

2 March

3 March

4 March

5 March

6 March

7 March

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Blakesley Hall,
Blakesley Road
B25 8RN

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

The Lighthouse,
100 Alma Way, Aston
B19 2LN

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

Heartlands Resource Centre,
6 Inkerman Street
B7 4SB

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Cannon Hill Park,
Queen's Ride South,
Pershore Road,
B5 7RL

Closed Closed Closed 10am to 6pm 8am to 6pm 8am to 6pm 8am to 6pm
Mobile test centre dates and opening times 8 to 14 March 2021

Site and Date

8 March

9 March

10 March

11 March

12 March

13 March

14 March

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Blakesley Hall,
Blakesley Road
B25 8RN

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

The Lighthouse,
100 Alma Way, Aston
B19 2LN

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

10am to 2pm
and
4pm to 8pm

Cannon Hill Park,
Queen's Ride South,
Pershore Road,
B5 7RL

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

8am to 6pm

Community pharmacy testing

Since 7 January 2021 it is possible to get a test by making an appointment at selected community pharmacies.

The service is for everyone who is symptom free and over the age of 11.

Find a community pharmacy

We expect to add more pharmacies to the list over time, so please check back regularly.