Surge Testing: Turn up and get a test without booking

GU12 Surge Testing

You no longer need to book an appointment:

Hampshire County Council has confirmed to Ash Parish News that the announcement stating that you no longer need to book an appointment for temporary asymptomatic mobile testing, does apply to Carrington Recreation Ground. Residents can now take part in this community testing initiative by simply turning up and getting a test without booking. The announcement also states that afternoons and evenings are a quieter time to attend.

If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19 you must continue to use the current booking system to find your nearest testing site.

Image above is of Carrington Lodge, Carrington Recreation Ground, Ash Vale, GU12 5QP and shows how traffic is directed through the site.

Surge testing in Ash

Following the announcement from The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Surge Testing is strongly encouraged for people who either live or work in the targeted postcodes, regardless of county. The testing is for everyone over the age of 12 whether or not you have already received vaccinations.

Targeted post codes:

  • GU11
  • GU12
  • GU51
  • GU52

The of this testing is being managed by Hampshire County Council.

Booking a test if you have symptoms

You can book a test using the national booking website, which will take you to your nearest available local testing site.

Nearby Surge testing locations

Recreation Ground facilities

Except for the car park, all other facilities are open as usual to pedestrians via Carrington Ln access from Frimley Road. Users of the recreation ground will note an increase in traffic flow and should exercise additional caution.

If you need to access the recycling centre here by car, please visit the Ash Parish Council website for a full list of alternative options:

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