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Ceremonies in East Sussex

Eastbourne Register Office Fees

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Fees include hire of the ceremony room, attendance of the Registrar, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

Eastbourne Register Office is located at Eastbourne Town Hall.

Ceremonies at Eastbourne Town Hall are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (subject to availability).

Ceremony bookings can be made up to 3 years in advance. 

Ceremony fees are payable in full at the time of booking. 

To book a ceremony at Eastbourne Town Hall call us on 0345 60 80 198

Ceremony rooms

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2022:

The Mayor's Parlour (Capacity 30)

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday £223
Friday - Sunday £348
Public Holiday  £473


The Southbourne Suite (Capacity 40)

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday £308
Friday - Sunday  £433
Public Holiday £558


The Council Chamber (Capacity 60) 

The Court Room (Capacity 80)

The Council Chamber and The Court Room are only available at weekends.  

9am - 5pm  
Saturday & Sunday  £433

Ceremony Surcharges

The following charges apply in addition to those stated above:

Peak demand days (New Year's Day, Saturdays and Sundays of all Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve) £150
Ceremonies commencing from 5.01pm until 9.59pm


Ceremonies commencing from 10pm until 8.59am


Ceremony Preparation Meeting (optional)


Commemorative certificate* £6
Silver-Plated certificate case* £25
Registrar's Fountain pen with presentation box* £12

*Price includes VAT charged at 20%


Contact us

Phone: 0345 60 80 198


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