The mobile coronavirus test centres form an essential part of the national testing programme and will be available again this Sunday and Monday.
Sunday 7 June and Monday 8 June 10.30am-3.30pm
: Grasshoppers’ Rugby Club, Syon Lane, Osterley, Isleworth, TW7 5PN.
There is a mixture of walk-in and drive-through appointments at this test centre.
You can book your appointment via the
You must register via the
l before attending a mobile testing unit and bring your 16-digit code or appointment confirmation with you on your mobile phone. Tests should be taken within five days of developing symptoms as this is when the test is most accurate.
Criteria for testing:
Anyone over the age of five who is symptomatic is now able to receive a test at one of the testing centres.
Coronavirus symptoms are:
- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
- a loss of or change to your sense of smell or taste
This test can tell you if you have coronavirus at the time the swab sample is taken. The test to tell if you’ve ever had coronavirus (‘antibody test’) is not available yet.
Booking appointments and requesting a walk –in appointment:
If you would like a walk-in appointment at the mobile testing centre, please put “unknown” in the box requiring your vehicle registration number. This should allow you to continue the booking process.
If you have any problems refer to the helpline detailed below, or you can use the 16-digit authorisation code that is sent to you via SMS and go to the testing centre anytime on foot or in a car between 10.30am and 3.30pm where local authority staff will help you.
Alternative testing provision
Please note that if an appointment is not available at the Grasshoppers’ site then the same testing criteria apply for bookings at the Twickenham testing site, and they operate seven days a week. They do however only offer drive-in appointments.
There are also home testing kits available, bookable via the same
Questions or problems
If anyone has any problems booking via the portal, please contact the National Coronavirus Testing Helpline on 0300 303 2713.