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How far are you from a test centre?
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GreyishDays · 14/11/2020 12:35

I feel like we’re really lucky and are about a 15 minute drive from a test place.
How far are you?

I’m just heading off there now (for the second time today after taking my DD this morning and then having realised I can’t taste my lunch).

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satnighttakeaway · 14/11/2020 12:37

Less than 10 minutes drive, it's in a residentail area so 1000s of people are within a 5 minute walk.

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Angel2702 · 14/11/2020 12:37

I have two within walking distance.

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Reedwarbler · 14/11/2020 12:47

I have absolutely no idea. Live rurally so probably miles. Have never needed a test anyway.

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cathyandclare · 14/11/2020 12:49

8 miles on quiet roads, so pretty good.

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WitchesBritchesPumpkinPants · 14/11/2020 12:50

I have no idea.

There was a temp one about 8 miles away. I 'think' the nearest permanent one is about 15 miles away, but in an area we don't normally go to & always turns into a very long drive as the traffic is usually hideous.

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Miseryl · 14/11/2020 12:50

About a five minute drive, possibly longer at rush hour.

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Rudolphian · 14/11/2020 12:50

2-3 minutes drive

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PudseyPatch · 14/11/2020 12:51

3 minute drive

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BurningEars · 14/11/2020 12:51

About a twenty minute drive.

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Juliecloud · 14/11/2020 12:52

8 miles is the nearest permanent one. There’s sometimes a pop-up one less than a mile away.

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MildlyMiserable · 14/11/2020 12:54

It took 15 minutes today to drive there.

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OublietteBravo · 14/11/2020 12:55

There is a walk in one in a car park near the hospital. It would take me maybe 20 minutes to walk there.

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itsgettingcoldoutside · 14/11/2020 12:55

Half an hour drive
There is a walk in one locally but I'd rather stay in the car

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fastandthecurious · 14/11/2020 12:56

One is within a couple of minutes walking distance, another is a 10 minute drive.

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GreyishDays · 14/11/2020 13:39

Oh wow, loads of you are really near one. Our second nearest is about 20 miles away!

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ThatDamnScientist · 14/11/2020 13:46

1 in walking distance (10/15 minute walk tops) - it started as a temporary and is now staying for 6 months at least the council have said, and a temp one about 10 minute drive away (appears two days a week every other week).

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VashtaNerada · 14/11/2020 13:53

Ten minute walk plus plenty of other local options. I’m in London - wouldn’t surprise me at all if there’s huge regional variety.

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HarrietOh · 14/11/2020 13:53

10/15min drive to 2 walk in ones, 1 of which I went to last week, otherwise 30min drive to a one if I wanted to stay in the car for the test. I’m in NE England!

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Baaaahhhhh · 14/11/2020 13:59

5 min drive here too. Lucky. The drive through is next to our hospital and university, and the university has a walk in too in it's grounds.

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viccat · 14/11/2020 14:16

A new walk-in one just opened here a couple of weeks back, it's now about 15 minutes walk from me. (I don't have a car.)

If I was properly ill though I can't imagine wanting to do that walk especially in awful weather!

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DobbyTheHouseElk · 14/11/2020 14:18

An hour away I think. But it’s not a journey I’d want to do if I was ill.

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Fiddlersgreen · 14/11/2020 14:19

Don’t you have to book?

Our nearest is about 15/20 mins drive.
Have used it twice in September (for myself and once for DS) but we had to book a day or two in advance

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Gottheteeshirtandlostit · 14/11/2020 14:21

35 minute walk to nearest walk-in.

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CuntAmongstThePigeons · 14/11/2020 14:21

5 min walk

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AlwaysLatte · 14/11/2020 14:25

My husband took our son recently and it was about an hour and 15 mins drive, which wasn't too bad.

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