Archway Centre for Sexual Health and Contraceptive Care
681-689 Holloway Road
020 3317 5252 (lines not open until 1330 on Wednesday 10 August)
We will be closed on Saturday 10 December 2016. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
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.
Christmas opening times
Please see below, opening times for Christmas Period
Friday 23 December: 09:00-15:00
Saturday 24 December: 09:00-11:00 (booked appointments)
Sunday 25 December: Closed
Monday 26 December: Closed
Tuesday 27 December: Closed
Wednesday 28 December: 09:00-16:00
Thursday 29 December: 09:00-16:00
Friday 30 December: 09:00-15:00
Saturday 31 December: Closed
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 09:00-13:00 ( For those who have booked an appointment for contraception. We may have some limited walk-in times available too).
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)
Where can you find this service?
- A Archway Centre for Sexual Health and Contraceptive Care 681-689 Holloway Road, Archway, London, N19 5SE