Essex (Basildon)

The Place Leisure Centre
13 Northlands Pavement
SS13 3DU
United Kingdom


Most of our clinics around the UK have been disrupted or cancelled during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check with the centre before you travel.

Our services are based in The Place leisure centre in Pitsea, Basildon.

Please ask for Sophie or Terrence Higgins Trust on arrival.

Order a free HIV self test kit


We are offering free HIV self test kits to people within Essex from groups most affected by HIV.

We normally charge £15 for the tests. Providing you live in the qualifying area, you won't be asked for payment at checkout.

If you aren't eligible for a test from this service, you can search for other free online HIV testing options.

Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)


Our chlamydia tests are open to everyone on a walk-in basis.

Your results will be available in two weeks.

Sexual health information and advice


We offer sexual health information on safe sex and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Further information


We have free condoms, lube and home sampling kits to take away.