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Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport Walk Through

Test centre and Click & Collect

Site Address: Level 0, Diamond House, Birmingham Airport, B26 3QJ

Google pin: click here      

Coordinates: 52.45157829305074, -1.7311223726114124

what3words designation: worker.finds.doctor

Location information:

Parking - arriving by car: follow the signs to the Premium Set Down Car Park and park near the ‘Customer Service’ kiosk. Present your car park ticket at the kiosk, along with the QR code from your ExpressTest booking confirmation email.  Your ticket will be validated for a rate of £2 for one hour* which will give you plenty of time for your test to be done.

Follow ExpressTest signage from the kiosk, which will point you toward the clearly signed Car Park 1 (located across the road on the southeast perimeter of the Premium Set Down Car Park). Express Test is located on the ground floor of the building to the right of Car Park 1 (Diamond House).

* Be certain not to remain parked for over one hour, as the parking fee will go up very significantly after that time.

Arriving by rail at Birmingham International station: take Air-Rail to the airport terminal. Upon arrival, proceed to the ground floor and exit the terminal. Cross the roadway and head all the way to the opposite end of the Premium Set Down Car Park where you will see Car Park 1, clearly signed, across the road. ExpressTest is located on the ground floor of the building to the right of Car Park 1 (Diamond House).

From the terminal: You will find the Premium Set Down Car Park across the roadway from any exit on the ground floor of the terminal. Cross to the ‘Customer Service’ kiosk in the Premium Set Down Car Park. Follow ExpressTest signage, which will point you toward the clearly signed Car Park 1 (located across the road on the southeast perimeter of the Premium Set Down Car Park). Express Test is located on the ground floor of the building to the right of Car Park 1 (Diamond House).

Bristol Cabot Circus

Walk Through test centre and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit 89, Upper Ground Floor, Cabot Circus, Bristol City, BS1 3BD

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Coordinates: 51.45879118901356, -2.585052987728708

what3words designation: warns.jeeps.length (upper ground floor)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on upper ground floor in the centre of Cabot Circus below Showcase Cinema, between Nationwide and Pret A Manger. 

Parking: no free parking at Cabot Circus shopping centre. The Cabot Circus car park is open 24/7; exit at Level 2 and head across the footbridge and down a level for ExpressTest.

Dartford Bluewater

Walk Through test centre and Click & Collect

Site address: Bluewater Shopping Centre, Greenhithe DA9 9ST

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Coordinates: 51.472594668859514, -3.2009598442270653

what3words designation: life.trail.tables (upper floor)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on the Upper Rose Gallery in Unit 15 next to Vision Express and Vans. If you are having trouble finding the test site, contact someone at one of Bluewater’s concierge desks, who will be happy to help direct you.

Public transportation: the closest train station to Bluewater is Greenhithe, from which there is regular bus service throughout the day. Ebbsfleet International is also close to Bluewater; take 484 bus (via Castle Hill and Swanscombe) to Bluewater.

Parking: No free parking at Bluewater Shopping Centre. Park in the Marks and Spencer car park and enter the centre through M&S, using the escalators/lift to access the upper level. When you reach the exit from M&S into the rentre, turn right and ExpressTest is the third shop along

Edinburgh Airport

Drive Through Arrivals test site and Click & Collect

This test centre will be moving from 15 August

If you wish to test after this date, please see below for details about our walk through test centre at Edinburgh Airport.

Site Address: EDI Staff Car Park (next to Signature Flight Support), Edinburgh, EH12 9DN

Google pin: click here     

Coordinates:55.94482024711792, -3.3513118467031955

what3words: roses.above.rope

NOTE: If using automotive navigation systems such as satnav or Google/Apple maps, please use the coordinates to direct you to the test centre, as the postcode will not direct you to the correct location.

Location information: Take the airport exit off A8 and continue straight onto Eastfield Road, then turn right at the at the roundabout at the Moxy, Hampton and DoubleTree hotels. Travel along Eastfield Avenue, across the tram tracks and turn right at the next roundabout. Follow the signs to the test centre.

Walk Through Arrivals test site and Click & Collect

Site Address: DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport EH28 8LL

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Coordinates: 55.94382646019094, -3.3598616072656675

what3words: nights.life.crisis

Location information: 

By foot: It is approximately an 8-minute walk from the airport terminal to the test centre. Exit the airport terminal and turn left and follow the pavement along Jubilee Road past the car parks. Pass the Hampton hotel at the first roundabout, and at the next roundabout, cross to the DoubleTree Hotel and enter by the main entrance.

Driving:  Take the airport exit off A8 and continue straight onto Eastfield Road, then turn right at the at the roundabout at the Moxy, Hampton and Doubletree hotels. Travel along Eastfield Avenue, across the tram tracks and turn right at the next roundabout. Follow the signs to the test centre.

 

Gateshead Metrocentre

Walk Through test centre and Click & Collect

Site Address: Metrocentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE11 9YG

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Coordinates: 54.957698251871534, -1.6673611017826955

what3words: online.leaps.stream (ground floor)

Location information: ExpressTest is located in Unit 92 in the Blue Mall part of the shopping centre. The main entrance is next to Wilko and is opposite the bus & coach station and the Metrocentre train station.

Parking: free parking available. Park at the Metrocentre Blue Car Park.

Gatwick Airport North Terminal

North Terminal and Click & Collect

Site Address: North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Horley, RH6 0PJ

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Coordinates: 51.16158313750421, -0.17773960186226045

what3words: laser.pint.large (arrivals level, ground floor)

Location information: Follow the signs for arrivals. ExpressTest is located on the ground floor by arrivals adjacent to the Costa Coffee and is clearly signed. 

Parking: No free parking at Gatwick Airport. Customers should park in the North Terminal Short Stay multi-story Car Park from which the terminal entrance is located on level 3.

Hatfield The Galleria

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit 24, The Galleria, Comet Way, Hatfield AL10 0XR

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Coordinates: 51.76080082187397, -0.24043974673907184

what3words: face.smoke.holly (level 1)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on level 1 near Café Giardino, between Trespass Shop and Beauty Outlet. 

Parking: No free parking at The Galleria. Park on level 3 of the multi-storey car park for best access. There are plenty of accessible parking bays and there is step free access from the car park all the way to the testing centre.

Heathrow Airport Drive Through

Drive Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: P5, Heathrow Airport Car Park Sealand Rd, Hounslow TW6 3AQ

Google pin: click here     Coordinates:51.458744,-0.4625562

what3words: boost.closed.forget

Location information: The new ExpressTest Drive Through test centre is located in the P5 Car Park at the Heathrow cargo centre, which is on Southern Perimeter Road between Terminals 4 and 5. Follow the signs to ExpressTest and turn into the Heathrow Cargo Centre at the traffic light (nearest the blue Arora parking garage). Proceed to the roundabout and take the 4th exit which will bring you directly to the P5 Car Park.

Heathrow Airport Terminal 2

This test centre is now permanently closed

Please select one of our other Heathrow test centres. The nearest alternative is at Terminal 3 which is a 10 minute walk. Follow the signage to Terminal 3 Departures through the underground connection tunnel.

Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 Forecourt

Walk Through test centre and Click & Collect

Site Address: T3 Departures, Nelson Road, Hounslow TW6 2GW

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Coordinates: 51.47077819998742, -0.4578303036973264

what3words: script.tennis.clay (ground level)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on the departures forecourt (ground level) outside the main building to right of the entrance for Zone G.

Parking: No free parking at Heathrow Airport terminal 3. There is no stopping or parking allowed on the departures forecourt. You may prefer to book at the Terminal 4 Drive Through Test Centre to avoid parking charges.

 

Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 In Terminal

Walk through test centre

Accessibility: No step-free access - see 'Wheelchair accessibility' below

Site Address: Heathrow T4, Level 1, Hounslow TW6 3XE

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Coordinates: 51.4603658, -0.4461598

what3words: storm.toxic.adjust (ground level)

Location information: ExpressTest is only accessible via a single bank of lifts at terminal 4.

Enter the terminal on the departures level and follow the signs to Zone G. Take the lifts (labeled 'Trains to London, Terminals 2, 3, 5') directly opposite the entrance to Zone G to level 1. Upon exiting the lift at level 1, ExpressTest is located directly ahead. 

Customers arriving at terminal 4 via the TfL Elizabeth Line may take the lift from the train platform to level 1. Upon exiting the lift at level 1, ExpressTest is located directly ahead.

Parking: There is no free parking available at terminal 4

Wheelchair accessibility: The principle testing area at our Heathrow Terminal 4 In Terminal test centre is not fully accessible to customers who cannot negotiate stairs in an emergency. We do, however, have a dedicated space on the departures level of Terminal 4 which is fully equipped for COVID-19 testing and which will allow you to be tested any time during our open hours in a safe and private space.

In order to secure a test at in this dedicated space, book an appointment at the Terminal 4 test centre and upon arrival at the terminal proceed to the departure level and the lifts opposite Zone G. Dial the phone number provided on the ExpressTest posters adjacent to the lifts. This will connect with an ExpressTest staff member who will dispatch a swabber to escort you to the swabbing space and conduct your test.

 

Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

Walk Through Arrivals and Click & Collect

Site Address: Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, TW6 2GA

Parking: No free parking at Heathrow Airport terminal 5. There is easy access to the terminal building from Short Term Car Park. Parking charges at Heathrow will not be reimbursed. You may prefer to book at the Terminal 4 Drive Through Test Centre to avoid parking charges.

Google pin: click here.   

Coordinates: 51.4701379,-0.4888679

what3words: camps.thing.winks (ground level)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on the ground floor (level 0).  Enter the terminal building on the ground floor and turn immediately right. You will find our Testing centre at the far end of the building beyond Café Nero and the red coloured lift. It is clearly signposted "Testing Centre" on the pillars.

If you are arriving from an international flight, upon exiting customs via World Duty Free (the Costa coffee shop is directly in front of you) turn left and proceed to the very end of the concourse.

If you are arriving from a domestic flight, once you pass through the doors after baggage reclaim, stay on the same level and walk all the way down past the shops, following the signs on the pillars for "Testing Centre".

Leeds Victoria Gate

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit C26, Victoria Gate Shopping Centre, Leeds LS2 7AU

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Coordinates:  53.798315, -1.538395

what3words: churn.tight.life

Location information: ExpressTest is located inside the Victoria Gate Shopping Centre (located between Rolex and Honey Birdette)

Parking: No free parking at Victoria Gate shopping centre.

London Croydon Centrale

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit 55, Centrale Shopping Centre, 21 North End, Croydon, CR0 1TY

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Coordinates: 51.37537911614417, -0.10207248648359117

what3words: wage.frock.tiny (lower level)

Location information: Entering the shopping centre via the Tamworth Road entrance, go up the escalator and ExpressTest is just around the corner on the left.

If entering the shopping centre the North End road near McDonald’s, go straight down the first set of escalators and ExpressTest is located at the bottom on the right. 

Entering from the Centrale car park, take the lift to floor LL and the ExpressTest is located on the left.

The postcodes for satnav are:

  • Centrale multi-storey car park: CR0 1XT
  • Whitgift surface car park: ​CR9 1AT. 

Parking: No free parking at Centrale shopping centre.

London Paddington Station

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit 56&57 Paddington Station, Praed Street, London W2 1HB

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Coordinates: 51.516499, -0.177649

what3words: lobby.candy.meant

Location information: ExpressTest is located adjacent to platform 1, midway down the platform, near the statue of Paddington Bear sitting on a bench.

Parking: No parking available at Paddington Station.

London St Paul's One New Change

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: SU58, 1 New Change, London EC4M 9AH

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Coordinates: 51.51365602144987, -0.09534855355280271

what3words: swing.buyers.catch (level -1)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on the Lower Ground level, next to M&S Simply Food and LK Bennett. There is escalator, lift and stair access from street level.

Parking: No free parking available at One New Change.

London Victoria Station

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit SU15, Upper Level, Victoria Place, 115 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SJB

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Coordinates: 51.49494503031457, -0.14527146526214776

what3words: judge.easy.gender (level 1)

Location information: ExpressTest is located in the Victoria Place Shopping Centre (at the top of the escalator from the main hall of Victoria Rail Station) opposite Pret A Manger. 

For step-free level access enter from Eccleston Bridge or from Bridge Place and head towards Victoria Rail Station.

Parking: No parking available at Victoria Station.

London Westfield Stratford City

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit 52, Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet Rd, London E20 1EJ

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Coordinates: 51.54414225637921,-0.007502364585089541

what3words: broken.blend.spell (lower ground level)

Location information: ExpressTest is located in Unit 52 on the Lower Ground floor of the shopping centre, next to Argos and opposite Costa Coffee.

Parking: No free parking at Westfield shopping centre.

Oxford Westgate

Walk Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Unit L25 Westgate Oxford, Castle Street, Oxford OX1 1NZ

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Coordinates: 51.7492155410031, -1.2617155117690473

what3words: cycles.rocks.breed (ground floor)

Location information: ExpressTest is located on the ground floor next to Seasalt and opposite Tag Heur. 

Parking: No free parking at Westgate shopping centre. Satnav users should use OX1 1SL and look for the turning down into the underground car park. Please note level -2 car park closes at 21:00 but level -1 is open and accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Southampton Eastleigh Football Club

Drive Through and Click & Collect

Site Address: Eastleigh Football Club, The Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 9HT

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Coordinates: 50.952333585436605, -1.3729747865732684

what3words: necks.beam.nurses

Location information: ExpressTest is located on Stoneham Lane.