The fee for a marriage or civil partnership ceremony is due at least three months prior to the ceremony. If the ceremony is booked less than three months ahead, the ceremony fee will be due at the time of giving notice. The fee includes two marriage or civil partnership certificates.

The fee for a Naming or Renewal of Vows ceremony is due at least three months before the ceremony date or at the time of booking if the ceremony is in less than three months time. An additional fee of £40 (to increase in 2020) per child is payable for naming ceremonies for more than one child. VAT is included for celebratory ceremonies.

Westgate Hall (Registration Services Ceremony Room)

Marriage, Civil Partnership, Naming and Renewal of Vows ceremony fee

The fee includes the registrars and two certificates. Seating for 74 guests.

Day Fees for bookings April 2019 - March 2020 Fees for bookings April 2020 - March 2021
Monday to Thursday (by special arrangement) £372 £399
Friday £457 £499
Saturday £512 £599
Sundays and Bank Holidays £558 £699
Evening extra fee (ceremonies after 5.00pm) £100 £150



Golden Jubilee Room

Marriage, Civil Partnership, Naming and Renewal of Vows ceremony fee

The fee includes the registrars and two certificates. Seating for 55 guests.

Day Fees for bookings April 2019 - March 2020 Fees for bookings April 2020 - March 2021
Monday to Wednesday (by special arrangement) £225 £235
Thursday £225 £235
Friday £330 £345
Saturday £375 £395
Sundays and Bank Holidays (by special arrangement) £490 £515



Approved venue

Marriage, Civil Partnership, Naming and Renewal of Vows ceremony fee

This is the fee for the registrars to attend the venue and two certificates. Additional fees will be payable to the venue for the hire of the room.

Day Fees for bookings April 2019 - March 2020 Fees for bookings April 2020 - March 2021
Monday to Thursday £372 £390
Friday £457 £480
Saturday £512 £540
Sunday and Bank Holidays £558 £590

Magnolia Room (Registration Services Ceremony Room)

Ceremony fee

The fee includes the registrars and two certificates. Seating for 10 guests.

Day Fees for bookings April 2019 - March 2020 Fees for bookings April 2020 - March 2021
Tuesday and Thursday (limited availability) £150 £160
Friday £170 £180
Saturday (November - March only) £200 £210

Statutory Office

Marriage and Civil Partnership fee

The fee includes the registrars and two certificates. This room is limited to the couple and 2 witnesses only. There is no facility for music or photographs in the Statutory Office.

Day Fees for bookings April 2019 - March 2020 Fees for bookings April 2020 - March 2021
Limited availability £68 £68

Fees do not include booking fee or statutory notice fee.