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Ceremonies in East Sussex

Giving Notice at Lewes Register Office

The following information is relevant to those who have a notice appointment booked at Lewes Register Office

Your appointment will take place at:

Lewes Register Office

Southover Grange

Southover Road

Lewes, BN7 1TP

On arrival:

  • Please go to the front entrance on Southover High Street and press the intercom 
  • A Registrar will meet you at the entrance at your scheduled appointment time


You should not enter the register office if:

  • You or anyone in your household is experiencing possible covid-19 symptoms
  • You have been advised to isolate due to possible covid contamination
  • In the last 14 days you have visited or made a transit stop in a country not listed on the Governments travel corridor list. You must self-isolate for 14 days on returning to England

You can view the latest guidance on Covid-19 symptoms and advice on the NHS website


If you are unable to attend your appointment, please call 0345 60 80 198 

Please ensure you return your completed Notice Preparation Form and images of all supporting documents, at least 2 working days before your appointment. You can download the form at the bottom of this page. 


At your appointment, you should:

  • Attend alone if possible
  • Bring all original supporting documents
  • Arrive on time. Unfortunately there is no waiting area inside the building

To reduce the risk of infection:

  • Wear a face covering (you may be asked to briefly remove it for identification purposes)
  • Bring your own blue or black pen to sign any documents
  • The Registrar may be wearing a face covering. There may also be times where they will leave the room to complete the paperwork in a separate office

Regrettably at this time:

  • There are no customer toilet facilities available on site
  • The time allocated is for you to Give Notice only. Unfortunately, we are unable to allow viewings of our ceremony rooms at present. If you need to discuss your booking, please contact the Ceremonies Hub


Please save the form to your computer and complete the downloaded version.

Click here to download the Notice Preparation Form

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