The ground floor Council Chamber is licensed for wedding ceremonies and civil partnership ceremonies and can be hired. It is a large and airy room which can hold up to 64 people seated (plus the bridal couple, 2 registrars and our wedding officer, a total of 69 people) and is carpeted and curtained with pleasant furnishings.
Entrance is from the main steps. A disabled persons access can be arranged. Photographs may be taken in and around the building. Food and drink are not permitted. Biodegradable confetti is permitted on the steps and cobbles outside the Shire Hall. The nearest public Pay and Display car parks are located at Theatre Street and Oak Lane - Click on the folder to view a location map. The Council Chamber is open approximately half an hour before the ceremony commences.
The Superintendent Registrar and a Registrar perform the wedding ceremony and arrangements for this have to be made separately direct with their office (0345 607 2090).
The Shire Hall Council Chamber can be reserved provisionally by telephone (01394 383599) between the hours of 9am -5pm Monday to Friday.
The cost of hiring the room : -
Prices are inclusive of VAT
A Hiring Agreement has to be returned complete with full payment before a final reservation is confirmed.