Site information

Arriving for your appointment

Please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your allocated appointment time.

You must have a booked appointment to attend. No walk-ins will be vaccinated. Please take a note of your booking reference number and bring it with you.

Please do not come if you have any symptoms of COVID-19; these include: a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.

Please wear a face covering at all times whilst on site. Observe social distancing and follow one-way transit through the vaccination site. You will be asked to sanitise your hands on arrival.

If possible, please wear clothing that allows easy access to your shoulder and upper arm, e.g. short sleeves under a warm cardigan and coat.

Our sites: what you need to know

Please click the links below to find out further information about each of our large vaccination centres.

Alastair Farquharson Centre, Thurrock Community Hospital

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Chevington Close, Bury St. Edmunds

Clacton Hospital, Clacton-on-Sea

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

The Columbine Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze

Gainsborough Sports Centre, Ipswich

Jobserve Community Stadium, Colchester

The Lodge, Wickford

The Mill Arts and Events Centre, Rayleigh

The Practice, Tylers Ride, South Woodham Ferrers

Alastair Farquharson Centre, Thurrock

Address

Alastair Farquharson Centre, Thurrock Community Hospital, Long Lane, Grays, RM16 2PX

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

There is a short (less than five minutes’) walk from the car park to the main entrance. The walk is step-free, with a gentle slope when entering and leaving the building.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site – please speak to one of our stewards if you need assistance.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment area. Outdoor waiting areas are mostly covered.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Chelmsford City Racecourse

Address

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, CM3 1QP

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

There is a five-minute walk from the car park to the building, with moderate slopes. Assistance is available for people with limited mobility, including wheelchairs and a golf buggy shuttle system to and from the car park.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment area.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Chevington Close, Bury St. Edmunds

Address

Chevington Close, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 3FT

Parking

Free parking is available on site. There is a very short, level walk form the car park to the building entrance.

Additional parking is available on Hospital Road, about five minutes’ walk from the main building. There is a gentle slope when walking to and from the centre.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination centres.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the assessment area.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Clacton Hospital, Clacton-on-Sea

Address

Clacton Hospital, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1LH

Parking

Free parking is available on site. The walk from the car park to the main entrance is short (approximately 300 yards), with a slight slope up to the entrance. Disabled parking bays are available for visitors with limited mobility.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Address
Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 7RA

Parking

Free parking is available on site. There is a five-minute, level walk from the car park to the building entrance.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

Most waiting areas are inside. You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment area.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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The Columbine Centre, Walton-on-the-Naze

Address

The Columbine Centre, Prince’s Esplanade, Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8PZ

Parking

Free parking is available on site. There is a very short, level walk from the car park to the building entrance.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas. Outdoor waiting areas are covered.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Gainsborough Sports Centre, Ipswich

Address

Gainsborough Sports Centre, 5 Brazier Wood, Ipswich, IP3 0SP

Parking

Free parking is available on site. Parking bays closest to the building are reserved for people with mobility difficulties.

There is a five-minute, level walk from the car park to the building.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas. Outdoor waiting areas are covered.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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Jobserve Community Stadium, Colchester

Address

Jobserve Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP

Parking

Free parking is available on site. Parking bays closest to the building are reserved for people with mobility difficulties.

There is a five-minute, level walk from the car park to the building.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

Most waiting areas are indoors. You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment area. Outdoor waiting areas are covered.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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The Lodge, Wickford

Address

The Lodge, Lodge Approach, Runwell, Wickford SS11 7xx

The Lodge is located on the former Runwell Hospital site, near St Luke’s Park.

Parking

Free parking is available on site. Parking bays closest to the building are reserved for people with mobility difficulties.

There is a very short, level walk from the car park to the building.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas. Outdoor waiting areas are covered.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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The Mill Arts and Events Centre, Rayleigh

Address

The Mill Arts and Events Centre, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, SS6 7ED

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

There is a very short, level walk from the car park to the building.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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The Practice, Tylers Ride, South Woodham Ferrers

Address

The Practice, Tylers Ride, South Woodham Ferrers, CM3 5ZT

The vaccination centre is located on Tylers Ride, to the left of the South Woodham Ferrers Police Station.

Parking

Please park in the allocated bays in the Asda superstore car park. There is a short, five-minute walk from the car park to the vaccination centre entrance.

Disabled parking bays are available close to the vaccination centre on Tylers Ride for visitors with limited mobility.

Accessibility

There is step-free access to the assessment and vaccination areas.

Wheelchairs are available on site.

Waiting areas

You may have to wait outside for a short period of time before entering the clinical assessment or vaccination areas.

To minimise waiting times, please arrive in time for your appointment but do not come on site until five minutes before your appointment time.

Assistance

Please attend your appointment alone if you are able. If you are dependent on a carer to safely and quickly enter and leave the site, you may be accompanied by one person.

If you have driven to the site with a carer, family member or friend, please ask them to wait in the car while you attend your appointment.

Other facilities

Public toilet facilities are available on site.

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