Civil Ceremony & Civil Partnerships

Essex County Council granted approval for Saxon Hall to be used for civil ceremonies & partnerships under the 1949 Marriage and 2004 Civil Partnership Acts. At our wedding venue you will find highly trained, experienced staff that will help every step of the way.

Our Essex Suite is situated on ground level and can accommodate up to 140 for a civil ceremony. Panelled in oak the room gives a bright and welcoming atmosphere and creates an ecclesiastical feel. It also benefits from a sound system where we can play music of your choice for the ceremony.

The Maplin Suite, also situated on the ground floor, can accommodate up to 100 guests. It also benefits from a sound system where we can play music of your choice for the ceremony.

Both Suites can also be used for renewal of vows, naming ceremonies, etc. This is all covered under the licence granted by Essex County Council. For more information regarding any of these ceremonies, please contact the Register Office  on 01268 361352.

To visit Castlepoint & Rochford Registration Office please click the link below.

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