Romantic couple

Our registration team will do their best to make your day special for all the right reasons. We appreciate that you may have lots of questions about your special day and now offer you a chance to meet a member of our team prior to the day.

Your meeting will include

  • A 30 minute meeting with a member of the registration team
  • An opportunity to view the chosen ceremony room (Westgate Hall, Golden Jubilee Room, Magnolia Room)
  • Help you with any seating suggestions
  • Help you with choosing your vows, readings etc
  • Test any CDs with your downloaded music on
  • Help you complete the Notes for Ceremony questionnaire
  • Go through the itinerary for the special day, discuss times of arrival and interviews etc
  • Discuss photography and videography

How do I book at Pre-Ceremony Consultation?

If you would like to take advantage of this bespoke service, please complete the email get in touch form to make an appointment. We recommend that you book this appointment at least eight weeks ahead of your ceremony.

Is there a fee?

The fee is £39 which is payable at the time of booking and is non-refundable. If the appointment is cancelled or changed with more than two working days notice it can be re-scheduled without a new fee being charged. A new fee would be charged if you do not attend the appointment or it is cancelled or changed within two working days of the appointment.

Please note: Marriages and civil partnerships in the small Register Office are pre-set with no ceremony. This choice is administrative only.

Our venues

Westgate Hall

This 15th century building is a unique venue for your ceremony
More about Westgate Hall

Golden Jubilee Room

Welcoming, spacious and with a beautiful stained glass window
More about The Golden Jubilee Room

The Mayor's Parlour

A spectacular venue
More about 
The Mayor's Parlour

Southampton Art Gallery

Ideal for a ceremony
More about Southampton Art Gallery

Tudor House & Garden

A beautiful historic location only minutes away from the city walls
More about Tudor House & Garden 

Hotels & Venues

Ideal for a ceremony
More about hotels & venues

The Magnolia Room

Bright, modern and perfect for an intimate ceremony
More about 
The Magnolia Room

Statutory Office

Ideal for a simple low-key ceremony
More about
The Statutory Office

Brochure and price list

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