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Customer notice

Admission to the office is by appointment only. Customers without an appointment will not be admitted and should not travel to the office. Please contact us via email or telephone.

COVID-19 update

Ceremonies have now recommenced, but restrictions will remain in place until 21 June 2021 at the earliest. Please see visit GOV.UK.

Your booking is subject to our terms and conditions and cancellation policy.

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Your ceremony booking

Your marriage or civil partnership ceremony booking is provisional until such time as you have given your notices and completed the legal preliminaries.

If you have booked The Mayor’s Parlour or The Grand Chamber online you should await confirmation from us that the room is available on your chosen day, before finalising your arrangements. We will confirm within two working days of your online booking.

  • A non-refundable booking fee of £50 is required at the time of booking. This will be redeemed against the certificate fee.
  • Any outstanding balance is due no later than 2 months before the ceremony. If your booking is within 2 months the full fee is payable at the time of booking.
  • Any changes to your booking will incur an administrative fee.
  • The Register Office reserves the right to cancel a ceremony if payment has not been received.


Fees valid from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022. Fees increase on 1 April each year. 

Room fees
Venue Capacity Weekday Saturday Sunday/Bank holiday
The Elizabeth Room 10 (reduced to 4 during COVID recovery) Monday £50
Tuesday to Friday £100
£145 n/a
The Victoria Room 25 (reduced to 15 during COVID recovery) £165 £190 n/a
The Alexandra Room 45 (reduced to 15 during COVID recovery) £200 £250 n/a
The Grand Chamber 100 (reduced to 15 during COVID recovery) £365 £485 £550
The Mayor's Parlour 10 (reduced to 6 during COVID recovery) n/a £400 £510
Approved venues Various £425 £505 £550

Certificate fees

You may order as many certificates as you wish.  These will be produced and sent out to you within seven days of the office receiving the completed marriage paperwork.

  • £11 per certificate (statutory fee) plus
  • £2 1st class signed for delivery or £7 Royal Mail Special Delivery

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