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Marriage and civil partnership

Our staff at the Register Office can guide you through the legal formalities of getting married or forming a civil partnership.


These fees apply to ceremonies taking place between 9am–5pm, from 1 April 2020–31 March 2021.

Giving notice to marry or form a civil partnership

If you wish to get married or form a civil partnership in a religious or civil ceremony, you will need to give notice at the Register Office.

Conversion of civil partnership to marriage

Find out how much it costs and what you have to do.

Book your ceremony

Find out about the venues in the borough licensed for non-religious weddings and civil partnerships.

Religious ceremony weddings

To book a marriage at a place of worship, first contact us.

What is the difference between a marriage and a civil partnership?

This page contains an overview of the differences between a marriage and a civil partnership.