Temporary walk-up Covid-19 test centres to open in Newport

Posted on Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Covid Testing

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening additional mobile Covid-19 testing units in the Rogerstone and Gaer areas of Newport.

The temporary units will provide a walk-up testing service to residents of Rogerstone, Gaer, Pye Corner and Graig.

If you have any symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid-19) – a new continuous cough, high temperature or loss of taste and/or smell please book a test as soon as possible.

Call 119 or visit

If you have symptoms, you and any household members should isolate immediately. Your whole household should continue to isolate until the test result is received. If the test is positive, all household members and close contacts should continue to isolate for 10 days as per current guidance.

Even if you receive a negative result, Wales is now at alert level 4 with stay-at-home restrictions in place.

Locations and opening times

Rogerstone Primary School, Ebenezer Drive, NP10 9YX

Thursday 24 December:     10am – 4pm

Friday 25 December:           11am – 3pm

Saturday 26 December:      10am – 4pm

Wednesday 30 December: 10am - 4pm

Thursday 31 December: 10am - 4pm

Friday 1 January: 10am - 4pm


Ysgol Bryn Derw ASD Special School, Melfort Road, NP20 3FQ

Sunday 27 December:        10am – 4pm

Monday 28 December:       11am – 3pm

Tuesday 29 December:       10am – 4pm

Saturday 2 January:  9am - 4pm

Sunday 3 January: 9am-4pm



  • Book a test even if your symptoms are very mild
  • The test is done in 5 minutes
  • Only for residents of Newport. Bring ID and proof of address.
  • Please wear a face covering on the way to and from your test.
  • Please do not use public transport
  • Do not visit any shops, other places or other people on the way to or from your test.
  • Maintain 2 meters social distancing
  • Please remember, if you have any symptoms of Coronavirus, you and your whole household must self-isolate at home until you receive your test results. Don’t go to work, don’t send your children to school, don’t have household visitors and don’t visit others. Stay at home until your test result is received.
  • There are stringent measures in place to protect both you and our staff at the testing site.
  • Even if you receive a negative result, Wales is now at alert level 4 with stay-at-home restrictions in place

To book a drive-through test, or for people living outside Newport, please call 119 or visit 

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