Register your premises as a wedding venue

For details of all current approved premises, please see Marriage and Civil Partnerships venues

Hotels and other venues (non-religious), within the Borough of Swindon can apply to be licensed to register as marriage and civil partnership venues.

For an initial discussion please telephone the Register Office then, when you are ready to apply, please download and complete the form and instructions below:

Objections to applications

Any objections to current applications should be made in writing by the closing date/time, stating the reasons for the objection, to:

The Director
Law and Democratic Services
Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
SN1 2JH

Legal notices

As an approved wedding venue, you will be required to display a legal announcement at all weddings as outlined in the example notice below:

  • Blunsdon House Hotel has been approved as a venue for marriages and civil partnerships in pursuance of section 26(1)(bb) of the Marriage Act 1949 and Civil Partnerships (Registration Provisions) Regulations 2005
    Saturday 13 January 2007 at 2.00pm
    The Garden Room
    The Civil Marriage of John Paul Smith and Sarah Jane Brown

Signs must be at least A4 in size and in large, clear font.

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