Ceremonies and venues

Fees and charges

The following fees and charges apply from 1 October 2023.

Marriage, civil partnership, naming, renewal of vows or commitment ceremonies

The following non-refundable fees apply:

  • £124 – deposit when booking a ceremony except at Thurrock Register Office Registrar's office
  • £46 – deposit when booking a ceremony at Thurrock Register Office Registrar's office
  • £43.50 – admin fee to change the date or time of a ceremony with at least 24 hours' written notice

You should give at least 24 hours' written notice if you need to cancel your ceremony.

The full fee will be charged for:

  • failure to attend
  • cancellation with less than 24 hours' notice

Marriage or civil partnership ceremonies at Thurrock Register Office

For details of room capacities, go to approved premises in Thurrock.

Location Day Cost
Registrar's office Monday to Thursday at 10am only £46
Lacey Room Monday to Friday £160
Saturday – morning £220
Saturday – afternoon £290
Mulberry Suite (photo below)
Option 1 – small
Monday to Friday £330
Saturday – morning £390
Saturday – afternoon £460
Mulberry Suite (photo below)
Option 2 – large
Monday to Friday £380
Saturday – morning £440
Saturday – afternoon £510
Mulberry Suite, additional live streaming online Any £60

Marriage or civil partnership ceremonies at other Town Hall rooms

Location Day Cost
Town Hall Council Chamber Saturday – morning £500
Saturday – afternoon £580
Town Hall Committee Room
Option 1 – small, 1 room
Saturday – morning £400
Saturday – afternoon £480
Town Hall Committee Rooms
Option 2 – large, 2 rooms
Saturday – morning £450
Saturday – afternoon £550

Marriage or civil partnership ceremonies at other approved premises

Fees are payable to Thurrock Council via the Superintendent Registrar – for their attendance and that of the registrar of marriages – before whom a civil marriage or civil partnership is to be solemnised in any of other listed approved premises.

Day Cost
Monday to Friday £610
Saturday £665
Sunday and public holidays £760

Naming, renewal of vows and commitment ceremonies

The following premises fees apply.

Location Day Cost
Thurrock Register Office – Lacey Room or Mulberry Suite Monday to Friday £384
Saturday morning £430
Approved premises Monday to Friday £384
Saturday £445
Sunday £470