Civil weddings and civil partnerships

Civil weddings and civil partnerships

Giving notice and arranging your ceremony 

You can hold a civil ceremony at: 

  • Newham Register Office or The Old Court Room at East Ham Town Hall 
  • A licensed venue in Newham. Please visit our licensed venues in Newham page for more information. 

After you have chosen your venue and discussed possible dates you must both go to the register office to give notice. You can visit our give notice of intention to marry or enter into civil partnership page for more information.

Marriage fees 

As well as the fee to give notice of marriage or civil partnership, you will need to pay a fee for the ceremony. Find out more on our give notice of intention to marry or entre into a civil paartnership page.

Venue 

Capacity 

Available times and fees 

Newham Register Office 

 

For the couple and two witnesses only 

Monday mornings at 9.15am only - £46.00 

 

Old Court Room

 

 

for up to 50 people in East Ham Town Hall 

 (this capacity can be increased by prior arrangement for weekend ceremonies. Extra fees will be payable and is subject to availability)

Monday to Friday - £182 

Saturday before 1.30pm - £290 

Saturday after 2pm - £425 
 
Sunday and Bank Holidays - £535 

 

 

Other approved venues in Newham 

 

 

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Monday to Friday - £420 

Saturday - £485 

Sunday and Bank Holiday - £540 

*These fees are variable depending on the time you want the ceremony to take place.