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Haulier advice site locations
Find sites where drivers and crew of HGVs, LGVs, coaches and vans can get free COVID-19 tests and border readiness checks before transporting goods to the EU.

Applies to: Wales, England, and Scotland


At the Department for Transport’s haulier advice sites, drivers and crew of HGVsLGVs, coaches and vans can:

 

You must test negative for COVID-19 before you cross the border into certain countries. Check if you need to get a test and when you should get one. Get tested before entering Kent to avoid delays.

 

Drivers and crew using Dover and Eurotunnel will get fast-tracked past queues if they get tested and have a valid Kent Access Permit before arriving in Kent.


Find your nearest haulier advice site

 

Haulier advice sites are at motorway service stations and truck stops. Most haulier advice sites are open between 6am and 9:30pm, 7 days a week.

 

Map of haulier advice sites with free COVID-19 testing

 

 

 

 

Site COVID-19 testing hours
Baldock Services 24 hours (COVID-19 testing only)
Beaconsfield 6am to 9.30pm
Birchanger Green 24 hours
Burtonwood (Merseyside) 6am to 9.30pm
Cambridge Services 24 hours
(COVID-19 testing only)
Cannock Roadking No testing
Carlisle Stobart Truck Stop 4am to 9.30pm
Charnock Richard Services northbound No testing
Cherwell Valley 6am to 9.30pm
Clacket Lane eastbound 24 hours
Cobham Services 24 hours
Cullompton 6am to 9.30pm
Doncaster North 6am to 9.30pm
Donington Park 6am to 9.30pm
Ferrybridge Services 6am to 9.30pm
Fleet southbound 6am to 9.30pm
Formula Services (Ellesmere Port) No testing
Hartshead Moor (Huddersfield) 6am to 9.30pm
Heywood Distribution Truck Stop 6am to 9.30pm
Holyhead Truck Stop No testing
Hopwood Park 4am to 9.30pm
Junction 38 Services No testing
Leicester Forest East northbound 6am to 9.30pm
Leicester Forest East southbound 6am to 9.30pm
Lockerbie Truck Stop No testing
Markham Moor No testing
Membury eastbound 6am to 9.30pm
Orwell Crossing Truck Stop 4am to 9.30pm
Peterborough 4am to 9.30pm
(Busy – you may experience delays)
Pont Abraham No testing
Reading Eastbound 24 hours
Rothwell Truck Stop 6am to 9.30pm
(Busy – you may experience delays)
Rownhams northbound 24 hours
Rugby Stobart Truck Stop 24 hours
(Busy – you may experience delays)
Sandbach northbound 6am to 9.30pm
Sandbach southbound 6am to 9.30pm
South Mimms 24 hours
Stafford northbound No testing
Strensham northbound No testing
Strensham southbound No testing
Sutton Scotney northbound No testing
Sutton Scotney southbound 6am to 9.30pm
Tamworth Services 6am to 9.30pm
The Stockyard Truckstop Rotherham 6am to 9.30pm, Monday to Friday
(7am to 11am and 4pm to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday)
Thurrock Services 24 hours
(Busy – you may experience delays)
Truckhaven (Carnforth) 6am to 9.30pm
Watford Gap northbound No testing
Watford Gap southbound 6am to 9.30pm
(Busy – you may experience delays)
Wetherby Services 6am to 9.30pm
Woodall northbound 6am to 9.30pm

 


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From: Department for Transport


Published 4 November 2020

Last updated 21 February 2021

 

COVID-19 testing no longer available at Charnock Richard Services Northbound, Junction 38 Services, Stafford Northbound, Strensham Northbound, Strensham Southbound and Sutton Scotney Northbound.

 

Cobham Services is open for 24-hour COVID-19 testing.

 

Baldock Services is open for 24-hour COVID-19 testing only.

 

Birchanger Green is open for 24-hour COVID-19 testing.

 

Hauliers now need a negative COVID-19 test result before travelling to Germany, as well as France, Denmark and the Netherlands.

 

Added translation

 

Added warning to expect delays at busiest information and advice sites.

 

South Mimms has been opened for 24 hour testing.

 

Changed closing time for haulier COVID-19 testing sites to 9.30pm; this is because it takes half an hour for tests to be processed.

 

Cullompton, Sandbach northbound and Ferrybridge services added to list of haulier advice sites that offer COVID testing.

 

Orwell Crossing Truck Stop hours updated to begin at 4am.

 

Hauliers need a negative COVID-19 test result before travelling to France, Denmark and the Netherlands.

 

Clacket Lane eastbound and Orwell Crossing Truck Stop are now offering COVID testing.

 

Added translation

 

Added translations.

 

Strensham Southbound, Stafford Northbound and Strensham Northbound sites are now offering COVID testing.

 

7 more haulier advice and information sites are now offering COVID testing: Charnock Richard Services northbound, Truck Haven (Carnforth), the Stockyard Truckstop Rotherham, Woodall northbound, Leicester Forest East northbound, Beaconsfield and Sutton Scotney northbound.

 

Rownhams northbound is offering COVID-19 testing from 6am until 10pm.

 

Eight new haulier advice sites are now offering testing: Heywood Distribution Truck Stop, Thurrock Services, Hartshead Moor (Huddersfield), Formula Services (Ellesmere Port), Sandbach Southbound, Cherwell Valley, Membury Eastbound and Junction 38 Services.

 

Added Junction 38 Services advice and information site.

 

5 more advice sites are now offering COVID-19 testing: Burtonwood, Fleet southbound, Hopwood Park, Leicester Forest East southbound and Rothwell Truck Stop.

 

Sites where HGV drivers can get a free COVID test before travelling to France.

 

Added details of new haulier advice sites.

 

39 more haulier information and advice sites open at service and truck stops.

 

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