Hastings Town Hall is a beautiful Victorian building built between 1880-1881, situated in the heart of Hastings. Inside you will find a wealth of grandeur including a Gothic style marble staircase and original stained glass windows.
Hastings Town Hall has three ceremony rooms:
* The Mayor's Parlour
* The Rossetti Room
* The Council Chamber
The Rossetti Room is the only ceremony room situated on the ground floor. Both The Mayor's Parlour and The Council Chamber are on the first floor, which can be reached via the grand marble staircase. Halfway up the marble staircase, is a floor to ceiling stained glass window, which makes the perfect backdrop for your photos.
Please ensure that you and your guests arrive in plenty of time. There is no parking at the Town Hall, paid for parking can be found nearby at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Wellington Square or on surrounding streets . Hastings train station is a 5-minute walk.
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The Mayor's Parlour (Capacity 15)
Located on the first floor, The Mayor's Parlour is ideal for a more intimate occasion. This room accommodates 6-8 seated guests and a further 5 standing. This room is luxuriously decorated in blue and gold, with a beautiful fireplace and a stunning chandelier.
The Rossetti Room (Capacity 30) - New for 2019
Named after poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who in 1860 wed Elizabeth Siddal here in Hastings. This room features 'La Ghirlandata' one of Rossetti's panitings, which hangs above the fire place, as well as a large dresser and chandelier. Inspired by the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement, the decor of this ceremony room includes William Morris-style wallpaper and seating for 10.
The Council Chamber (Capacity 60)
For the slightly larger celebration The Council Chamber is perfect. Set behind ornate oak doors that open up into a magnificent wood panelled room, with a large open ceiling. This spacious room is furnished with rich red carpet and chairs, with a central aisle that leads to an impressive Bath stone fireplace. The Council Chamber is also located on the first floor.
Ceremonies are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year (subject to availability)