Archway Centre for Sexual Health and Contraceptive Care
681-689 Holloway Road
020 3317 5252 (lines not open until 1330 on Wednesday 10 August)
You can find more information about symptoms and testing on our leaflet page
Quick Check Testing Service
Available for men and women over 18 with nothing wrong (no symptoms) who wish to have a check up for sexually transmitted infections only. Men should not urinate for one hour prior to the appointment.
Please note, you may need to re-book if
- You have symptoms (something wrong)
- You have been in contact with someone who has an infection
- You need contraception.
Telephone to make an appointment if you have symptoms. We aim to offer you an appointment within 48 hours. Please arrive ten minutes prior to your appointment time.
Saturday 09:00-11:00 (contraception only)
No appointment is necessary if
- You need emergency contraception
- You need post-exposure prophylaxis for sexual exposure to HIV (PEPSE)
- You have been sexually assaulted
- You are aged under 16 years
Young person’s sexual health clinic (20 and under)
Our sexual health clinic for young people (aged 20 and under) provides a full range of sexual health and contraception services.
You don’t need to make an appointment, but spaces are limited.
Young People aged under 16 years
You do not need an appointment and will be seen if you walk into clinic (but may have to wait).
Alcohol and Drugs support
We offer a drop in session at Archway with IDASS (the Islington Drug and Alcohol Specialist Service) on Thursdays, 3pm to 6pm, for anyone with questions or concerns about their alcohol or drug use.
Bus: C11, W5, 4, 10, 17, 41, 43, 134, 135, 143, 210, 263, 271
Rail: Upper Holloway
Tube: Archway (Northern Line)
Parking: parking meters nearby (limited to two hours; appointment times may be 60-90 minutes)
Fertility awareness sessions
Learn about fertility and the reproductive cycle, and how to avoid or achieve pregnancy.
Read more about our free fertility awareness sessions
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