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Hastings Register Office Fees

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

Hastings Register Office is located at Hastings Town Hall.

Ceremonies at Hastings 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 Hastings 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 15)

The Rossetti Room (Capacity 30)

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


The Council Chamber (Capacity 60)

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

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 & New Year's Eve) £150
Ceremonies commencing from 5.01pm until 9.59pm £175
Ceremonies commencing from 10pm until 8.59am £275
Ceremony Preparation Meeting (Optional) £65
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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