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Ceremonies in East Sussex

Eastbourne Register Office Fees

Fees include hire of the ceremony room, attendance of the Registrars, two legal 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.

Please ensure you have read the Booking Terms & Conditions.

Ceremony rooms

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2024:

Mayor's Parlour (Capacity 20)

9am - 4.30pm  
Monday - Thursday £470
Friday - Sunday £545
Public Holiday  £770


Southbourne Suite (Capacity 40)

9am - 4.30pm  
Monday - Thursday £470
Friday - Sunday  £545
Public Holiday £770


Council Chamber (Capacity 60) 

Court Room (Capacity 80)

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

9am - 4.30pm  
Saturday & Sunday £590
Bank Holiday £815


Room capacities include you, your partner, all guests, witnesses, children, photographers, videographers, musicians and singers.

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 5pm until 9.30pm


Ceremonies commencing from 10pm until 8.30am


Ceremony Personalisation Appointment (weekdays only)


Commemorative certificate* £8
Silver-Plated certificate case* £25
Registrar's Fountain pen with presentation box* £12
Ceremony Amendment Fee £30
Marriage/Civil partnership certificate  £11

*Price includes VAT charged at 20%


Contact us now to book

Phone: 0345 60 80 198


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