COVID-19 home testing

Get COVID-19 tests you can do at home

If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19, you can order or collect rapid lateral flow tests to use at home.

You can only use this service if:

  • you do not have coronavirus symptoms
  • you live in England
  • you are 18 or older
  • you have not been told to self-isolate
  • you cannot get tests from your work, school, college or university (ask them for rapid lateral flow tests)

Order your free home test

You can also book a free test at one of our testing centres.

There are two COVID-19 testing centres in Southwark, open seven days a week:

  • London Bridge Station, St Thomas Street Exit, SE1 9QU
  • 21-23 Bournemouth Road, Peckham, London, SE15 4UJ

Book a free COVID-19 test

Adults over 18 can also pick up a test kit from the libraries listed below, as well as pharmacies who have opted in for this service. The national sitefinder map can help you find a collection point near you.

Library

Opening hours

Peckham Library

Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm

Dulwich Library

Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm

Camberwell Library

Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm

Walworth Library

Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm

Blue Anchor Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 6pm

Wednesday closed

Grove Vale Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10am to 6pm
Friday 10am to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Wednesday closed

Nunhead Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 2pm to 6pm

Friday and Wednesday 10am to 3pm

Saturday 10am to 5pm

Brandon Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 2pm to 6pm

Friday 10am to 3pm

Saturday 10 am to 5pm

Do not use a rapid lateral flow test if you have coronavirus symptoms. Get a PCR test and self-isolate.

If you are not sure, you can find out which coronavirus test you should get.

Page last updated: 26 May 2021

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