Marriages and civil partnerships

Births, deaths and marriages

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Please note

Following the introduction of the roadmap out of lockdown, from 12 April 2021 ceremonies are permitted to take place with the attendance number increased to a maximum of 15 with social distancing in place.

Please contact the venue you have booked to confirm their social distanced capacity

The Forest Suite at the Register office will have a capacity of 8 (the couple + 6 guests) from 12 April 2020/ 21 to June 2021

If you need to contact the Register Office, please be aware that we have had a high increase of ceremonies to conduct and it may take up to 7 days to respond.

How to convert a civil partnership to marriage
Fees for marriages or civil partnerships.
A venue, other than a church or register office, must have a licence to carry out a marriage or civil partnership ceremony.
To get a marriage licence you must give notice in person at the register office.
Council approved venues for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies