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Hastings Register Office

This beautiful Victorian building with original stained-glass windows is home to Hastings Register Office. Inside this historic building you will ...

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Hastings Register Office

Hastings Town Hall, Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1QR
This beautiful Victorian building with original stained-glass windows is home to Hastings Register Office. Inside this historic building you will find a wealth of grandeur, including a Gothic style marble staircase and several portraits. Halfway up the marble staircase, is a floor to ceiling stained glass window, providing the perfect backdrop for photos.

The Town Hall provides you the choice of three ceremony rooms;

* Mayor's Parlour

* Rossetti Room

* Council Chamber

Further details about the rooms can be found below.

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

Facilities

Location:

  • Town
  • Coastal

Venue Type:

  • Historic
  • Town Hall
  • Register Office

Mayor's Parlour

Room Capacity: 15 (couple plus 13)

Seated Capacity: 8 to 10

Located on the first floor, the Mayor's Parlour is ideal for an intimate celebration, accommodating up to 15 people. Two ornate sofas provide seating for 8 to 10. Luxuriously decorated in blue and gold, with a beautiful fireplace and stunning chandelier.

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

Rossetti Room

Room Capacity: 20 (couple plus 18)

Seated Capacity: 8 to 10

Named after the poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who in 1860 wed artist and poet Elizabeth Siddal here in Hastings. Inspired by the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement, the decor includes William Morris-style wallpaper and two bottle green Chesterfield style sofas, which provide seating for 8 to 10 people. A print of Rossetti's 'La Ghirlandata' hangs above the fireplace, and a copy of their marriage certificate features on the adjacent wall.

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

Council Chamber

Room Capacity: 60 (couple plus 58)

Seated Capacity: 60

Set behind ornate wooden doors this magnificent oak-panelled room, with a large vaulted ceiling, stained-glass windows, Bath stone fireplace and central aisle is perfect for larger celebrations. The Council Chamber is located on the first floor of the Town Hall.

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

Further Information

The Rossetti Room is the only ceremony room located on the ground floor, the Mayors Parlour and Council Chamber are both located on the first floor; accessed via the marble staircase or a small lift. If you or any of your guests have accessibility needs it is best to discuss these prior to booking, to ensure the ceremony room will be suitable.

Please be aware there are no changing facilities at the Register Office, you and your guests should arrive dressed and ready for the ceremony to begin on time.

Paid parking is available at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings Train Station, Wellington Square or on the streets surrounding the town hall.

Hastings train station is a 5-minute walk from the Town Hall.

Hastings Register Office Ceremony Fees

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