My Account routine maintenance 5 - 8 March 2021

We are carrying out some maintenance work on our My Account system between 5 - 8 March 2021. Some services will be unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Affected services

4. Testing for people that can’t work from home and have NO symptoms

If you are unable to work from home and have no symptoms you are now able to get a rapid test for coronavirus.

No appointment is necessary, just pop in to one of the rapid testing sites listed below.

Please note that If you have symptoms please do not go to a rapid testing site as you will not be allowed access to the site, instead please book a test via the GOV.UK website.

Rapid testing sites

Failsworth Town Hall

Oldham Road
M35 0FJ


Parking is available at the Failsworth District Centre.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm

Oldham Leisure Centre

Middleton Road


Parking is available at the leisure centre.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4.30pm

Queen Elizabeth Hall

West St 

*The Queen Elizabeth Hall site offers Rapid Testing for those key workers who have additional needs and may need a little extra help or support. Includes but not limited to;

  • Hearing difficulties 
  • Physical impairments which make self-swabbing difficult
  • Learning disabilities
  • Language (non-English speaker)
  • Mental health issues such as anxiety

An appointment is necessary so we can arrange the right support for you (all other sites you do not need an appointment).  

Please call  07790 989 094 or  0161 770 7111 to book or to check whether this is appropriate for you or your dependent. 


Parking is available at the Civic Centre car park.

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9.15am – 4pm

Shaw Life Long Learning Centre

6 High St
OL2 8RQ  


Parking is available at the Shaw Lifelong Learning Centre.

There is also on-street parking available on Westway.

Opening times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7am – 5.30pm
  • Wednesday 10am – 8pm

Uppermill Civic Hall

Lee Street


Parking around Uppermill Civic Hall is reserved for those with limited mobility.

Additional parking is available at Saddleworth Pool and will be signposted.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm