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Ceremonies at Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is Yorkshire's premier ceremony venue. A grade I listed building, it provides a magnificent setting for your ceremony.

As a multi-purpose building it is also a popular ve​nue for conferences, concerts and other activities. Therefore we are unfortunately unable to guarantee that ceremonies will have sole use of the building on the day of your ceremony. 

Whilst we will do our best to inform you in advance of your booking there may be occasions where other events are introduced at short notice. This may result in large numbers of people being present in the Town Hall and to changes in accessing the building as well the availability of building facilities. For example, on occasions it may not be possible to use the main entrance, vestibule and front steps.

Some of the events which have been arranged recently, sometimes at short notice, include a gin festival, a collector’s event, music concerts, sports events, a wine festival, a Christmas market and a film festival. Please note that should an alternative event adversely impact on your ceremony we are only able to provide refunds in line with our cancellation policy. 

Ceremonies are available at the Town Hall between 9:15am and 4pm Tuesday to Friday and up to 3:45pm on Saturdays. The £50 wedding is only held on the last Monday of each month. Please see the what is the cheapest way to get married? section for further information.

Ceremony rooms at the town hall

The Brodrick suite is tastefully decorated with contemporary furnishings and can accommodate up to 40 guests. A comfortable interview lounge and stylish waiting area complete the suite.

The Albert room is a grand and impressive room. It can accommodate larger parties of up to 90 guests.

Both rooms are equipped with CD music systems which can connect to an MP3 player, mobile phone or USB connection.​​​​

 
 

Click to expandHow much does it cost?

Current charges until 31st December 2016

As well as the cost of giving notice (£35 per person), you must pay the registrar to attend and perform your ceremony, as detailed below. The fee must be paid on the day of your notice of marriage/civil partnership appointment. If you give notice outside of Leeds you must pay your ceremony fee within 14 days of giving notice. The ceremony fee includes one copy of the marriage/civil partnership certificate.​

Brodrick Suite (seats up to 40)

Tuesday to Thursday: £135
Friday: £185
Saturday: £215

Albert Room (seats up to 100)

The Albert room is only available on Saturdays for £265.

The £50 wedding (seats only 2)

The £50 wedding is the basic ceremony option. Your ceremony will take place in the Brodrick Suite. Only two guests are allowed that will act as your witnesses and no music or readings are available. This ceremony is only available on the last Monday of each month.

The fees are subject to change from 1st January 2017 and will be applied to all ceremonies taking place after this date, as detailed below.

Prices for ceremonies between 1st January 2017 - 31st December 2018:

Brodrick Suite (seats up to 40)

Tuesday to Thursday: £140
Friday: £195
Saturday: £225

Albert Room (seats up to 100)

The Albert room is only available on Saturdays for £275.

The £50 wedding (seats only 2)

The £50 wedding is the basic ceremony option. Your ceremony will take place in the Brodrick Suite. Only two guests are allowed that will act as your witnesses and no music or readings are available. This ceremony is only available on the last Monday of each month.

The fees are subject to change as from 1st January 2018 and will be applied to all ceremonies taking place after this date. ​ ​​​​​​​​

Click to expandCancelling a ceremony

We only accept cancellations from one of the parties. Cancellations can be made by phone, letter or email: register.headoffice@leeds.gov.uk. We will confirm cancellations in writing to both parties.

Ceremonies cancelled within 28 days of the ceremony taking place will incur a cancellation fee equivalent to 50% of the ceremony fee. All refunds will be made by cheque. No refunds can be made where no notice of cancellation is received up to the time of the ceremony.

Provisional booking administration fees cannot be refunded. ​​​​​​

Click to expandWhat is the cheapest way to get married?

The £50 wedding is the basic ceremony option. Your ceremony will take place in the Brodrick Suite. However, only two guests are allowed that will act as your witnesses. No music or readings are available. This ceremony is only available on the last Monday of each month.

So the total cost for the cheapest marriage/civil partnership will cost £155. This includes a provisional booking fee of £35, giving notice of marriage £35 each and the £50 wedding.​​​​

Click to expandAccess and parking information

Leeds Town Hall is on the Headrow, at its junction with Calverley Street. There is no parking, although there is a dropping-off area at the front of the Town Hall. There is disabled access into both ceremony rooms and waiting areas. On Saturdays you can also enter by the main doors at the front of the Town Hall.​​

Click to expandIs confetti allowed?

Confetti outside is fine as long as the hall's doors are closed so it doesn't blow inside.

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