Council Ceremony Rooms

 

Covid Restrictions - The maximum number of people who can attend a ceremony or formation in one of our ceremony rooms is 11. This number includes the couple and two witnesses. Babies, children and photographers are included in this number.  

Days Available

Each of our rooms is only available on certain days of the week. Please check availability by clicking the 'Show | Hide Availability' buttons below before attempting to book your ceremony online. 

The Brooke Room

Cambridgeshire Register Office

The Brooke Room

Castle Lodge, Shire Hall, Cambridge CB3 0AP

Castle Lodge stands in the grounds of Shire Hall, adjacent to the Castle Mound and its gardens.


  • disabled access and parking

  • adjacent to two pay and display car parks and to bus routes including Park & Ride

  • maximum 55 guests


Cambridgeshire Register Office will be relocated to another city location in late 2021.  The planning application for the new venue in Roger Ascham, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 2BD has now been approved.  


Building and site modifications to the new location is now underway but we do not have a timescale for completion of these works at present.


At present we are not taking bookings for the new ceremony room before January 2022.  We will contact all couples hoping to have their ceremony in the new building in 2021 when it has been inspected and licensed by The General Register Office.  


We anticipate that this will not be before September 2021.

The Brooke Room is available at the following times:


Tuesday - Weekly

9:45 am; 10:30 am; 11:15 am


Wednesday - Weekly

9:45 am; 10:30 am; 11:15 am


Thursday - Weekly

9:45 am; 10:30 am; 11:15 am; 1:00 pm; 1:45 pm; 2:30 pm; 3:15 pm


Friday - Weekly

9:45 am; 10:30 am; 11:15 am


Saturday - Weekly

10:15 am; 11:00 am; 11:45 am; 12:30 pm; 1:45 pm; 2:30 pm; 3:15 pm; 4:00 pm

The Keats Room

Huntingdon Registration Office

The Keats Room

Lawrence Court, Princes Street, Huntingdon PE29 3PA

The Keats Room is in Lawrence Court, an 18th century building opening directly into a small garden area.


  • disabled access and parking

  • close to pay & display car parks and bus routes, including guided busway to Cambridge and routes to Huntingdon railway station

  • maximum 60 guests

The Keats Room is available at the following times:


Friday - First and third week of the month

1:00 pm; 1:45 pm; 2:30 pm; 3:15 pm


Saturday - Second and fourth week of the month

12:00 pm; 12:45 pm; 1:30 pm; 2:15 pm; 3:00 pm

The Tennyson Room

Ely Registration Office

The Tennyson Room

Cambridgeshire Archive, The Dock, Ely CB7 4GS

The Tennyson Room is in The Cambridgeshire Archives building. It opens directly into an outside space purpose-designed for photographs.


  • disabled access and parking

  • adjacent to pay and display car park, Ely railway station and bus routes

  • maximum 55 guests

The Tennyson Room is available at the following times:


Monday - Weekly

9:30 am; 10:15 am; 11:00 am


Friday - Weekly

09:30 am; 10:15 am; 11:00 am


Saturday - First week of the month

12:00 pm; 12:45 pm; 1:30 pm; 2:15 pm

The Wordsworth Room

March Registration Office

The Wordsworth Room

March Library and Learning Centre, City Road, March PE15 9LT

The Wordsworth Room is in March library, with a designated area where guests can gather before the ceremony. It is adjacent to the River Nene and green open spaces.


  • Disabled access and parking

  • Free car park, and close to bus routes including to March railway station

  • Maximum 70 guests

The Wordsworth Room is available at the following times:


Tuesday - Second week of the month

10:00 am; 11:00 am; 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm


Saturday - Third week of the month

11:00 am; 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm; 3:00 pm