Richmondshire District Council

Testing facilities

Public information issued on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care

As part of the national testing programme for COVID–19, drive-through Mobile Testing Units, run by the Department of Health and Social Care, will be operating between 11am and 3pm on:

  • 26 January - Catterick, Catterick Race Course, Catterick Bridge, DL10 7PE
  • 28 January - Leyburn, Harmby Road Parking, Harmby Road, Leyburn, DL8 5EE
  • 29, 31 January - Richmond, Round Howe Car Park, Reeth Road, DL10 4TL
  • 31 January - Thirsk, Millgate Car Park, Marage Road, Thirsk, YO7 1PE
  • Every day in Northallerton at The Forum, Bullamoor Road, DL6 1LP


A full list of testing sites in operation throughout North Yorkshire can be found on North Yorkshire County Council's website.

Book a test for those showing symptoms

Anyone showing coronavirus symptoms can book a swab test to see if they have the virus. Tests can be booked from 8pm the night before.

Book a test for anyone showing symptoms

If you have limited access to the internet, or have difficulties with digital portals, you can ring the 119 service to book a test.


Lateral flow tests

The Government has issued rapid lateral flow antigen tests for Covid-19 to be used in asymptomatic (for those not showing symptoms) testing to a number of local authorities. These tests will provide results in under 30 minutes.

A list of all local authorities that are currently receiving lateral flow tests can be found on the GOV.UK website.

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