All the places you can get a Covid-19 test in Pimlico, Marylebone, Kilburn and Paddington – My London



There will be four Covid-19 testing centres operating across the borough of Westminster this week.

Greenside Community Centre in Lilestone Street, Marylebone, was turned into a semi-permanent testing centre and opened on October 9.

This Thursday (October 15) another semi-permanent testing site will open at Lydford Tenants and Residents Hall in Fernhead Road, West Kilburn.

On Friday (October 16) a third semi-permanent testing centre opens at the Grosvenor Hall in Vincent Street, Pimlico.

Grosvenor Hall in Vincent Street, Pimlico, will be used as a Covid-19 testing centre (Image: Google)

The three new centres will operate as walk-through centres, and are open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week.

They are in addition to the mobile testing site that has been operating in Hyde Park. The North Carriage Drive centre will be open between Hyde between 10.30am and 3.30pm on:

This Thursday and Friday
October 21-22
October 27-28

A fifth mobile test centre was operating Paddington Recreation Ground between October 8-10.

A Westminster Council spokesperson said the Paddington Rec test centre is “likely to be used again in future”, but no dates have been confirmed.

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All centres are available to people of all ages, but only people who are displaying symptoms should book a test.

Appointments at all test centres must be booked in advance. Book an appointment by going on the NHS website or by calling 119.

Westminster’s infection rate for the seven days before October 9 was 74.6 cases per 100,000 people, after 195 new cases were confirmed in those seven days.

The worst-hit of London’s 32 boroughs is currently Ealing, which, during those seven days, had an infection rate of 118.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Bexley in south east London has the lowest infection rate, at 51.6 per 100,000.

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