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Hastings Register Office - Hastings Town Hall

The following fees include the use of the ceremony room, attendance of the Celebrant and Registrar to conduct and legally register the ceremony, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

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

Ceremony fees must be paid in full at the time of booking, and includes a £100 non-refundable booking fee.  Payments can be made by calling us on 0345 60 80 198 by debit or credit card.

Our ceremony rooms

The Mayor's Parlour (Capacity 15)

A luxuriously decorated room of blue and gold which is perfect for an intimate occasion.

For weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2020:

Commencing between 9am and 5pm

 

Monday-Thursday

£223

Friday-Sunday

£348

Public Holiday

£473

 

The Council Chamber (Capacity 60)

A breathtaking, historic room with an impressive Bath stone fireplace and a beautiful vaulted ceiling, with exposed original beams.

For weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2020:

Commencing between 9am and 5pm

 

Monday-Thursday

£298

Friday-Sunday

£423

Public Holiday

£548

 

Ceremony Surcharges

The following charges apply in addition to those stated above:

Peak demand days (New Year’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Saturdays and Sundays of all Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day & New Year’s Eve)

£100

Ceremonies commencing between 5.01pm and 9.59pm

£150

Ceremonies commencing between 10pm and 8.59am

£250

Optional Ceremony Preparation Meeting – Monday-Friday

£60

Ceremony amendment fee

£50

Non-Statutory commemorative certificate*

£6

Silver-Plated certificate case*

£20

Registrar’s Fountain pen *

£10


*Price includes VAT charged at 20%

 

A statutory registration of marriage/civil partnership is available at Hastings Register Office on Tuesday mornings only. This registration will be carried out in a small working office and will accommodate 4 people only (the couple and 2 witnesses).The fee for this is £74. This fee includes the attendance of the Registrar to conduct and legally register the ceremony, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

 

Contact us

Phone: 0345 60 80 198

Email: ceremonieshub@eastsussex.gov.uk

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