Register your premises as a wedding venue

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

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

For an initial discussion telephone the Register Office.

Objections to applications

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

The Proper Officer
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.

Application notice

Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages Service

Application for Premises to be Approved as a Venue for Marriages/Civil Partnerships under Section 26 (1) (bb) of the Marriage Act 1949 and Civil Partnerships under section 6 (3A) (a) of the Civil Partnerships Act 2004.

Bobby Bailey has applied for the following premises to be approved as a venue to hold civil marriage ceremonies/civil partnerships:

Swindon Borough Council
The Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
Wilts SN1 2JH

Any objections to this application should be made in writing, stating the reasons for the objection, to: The Proper Officer, Swindon Borough Council Civic Offices. 

All objections should be received by the Proper Officer no later than 7 September 2019.

A copy of the application and plans are available for inspection at the Civic Offices, Swindon. Should you wish to view these plans, please telephone Swindon (01793) 463601 for an appointment.

R Brown
Proper Officer

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