COVID-19 information

Get tested if you have Coronavirus symptoms

If you have Coronavirus symptoms you can book a free test online or call 119.
There are two drive-in mobile testing centres in the borough.


Head to Kensington Olympia, in the Motorail Car Park or South Ground, Royal Hospital, Chelsea Embankment for a free test.

You must book in advance

Click here for further information



Rapid community testing for those without Coronavirus symptoms who cannot work from home

Testing is available for those people who have NO Coronavirus symptoms who currently cannot work from home, critical workers, essential retail workers and tradespeople who enter people’s homes.

If you fall into one of these categories you are able to visit one of these two sites to get rapid community test. Please do not attend one of these sites if you have Coronavirus symptoms.

Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, W8 7NX
08:30-10:30 Monday – Friday and 10:00-16:00 weekends

Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, SW3 5EE
From 10:00-16:00 seven days a week