'Community collect' home-test service

Information on COVID-19 home-testing kits.

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    Who can get a home-testing kit and what does it involve?

    Anyone who is not showing any COVID-19 symptoms can get a twice-weekly home test, which can be collected or delivered to your home.

    You will be asked to:   


    How to get a home-testing kit

    There are 3 different ways to get a home-testing kit. 

    1. Collection from Topping Lane
      You can collect 2 packs of home-testing kits at our designated collection point at Topping Lane Car Park, Brunel University, Hillingdon, UB8 2TF between 1pm and 8pm, Monday to Sunday. Each pack contains 7 tests and anyone 18 or over can collect. No appointment needed.
    2. Order and collect a home-testing kit from one of our collection centres
      Appointments must be booked in advance, as supplies of are limited through this service‚Äč.

      Book a home-testing kit for collection
    3. Order a home-testing kit for delivery

      If you are unable to collect a test kit, you can order a home-testing kit online. Please do not order online if you can get a test through other methods. This frees up home delivery for those who need it most. 

      Order a home-testing kit for delivery   

    Receiving your test results

    If anyone tests positive or gets coronavirus symptoms, they should tell the school and:   

    A negative result means the test did not find signs of coronavirus but does not guarantee you do not have coronavirus, so you should keep following all coronavirus advice including:   

    • regular handwashing
    • social distancing

    Please note:  If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (a new, continuous cough, high temperature, or loss or change to your sense of smell or taste), you should self-isolate and book a test at a local testing site by visiting www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

    Page last updated: 13 Apr 2021