Commercial venues such as hotels, stately homes, clubs and other similar premises may be licensed to host civil ceremonies. This would be subject to meeting certain criteria including those relating to Fire Safety, Planning and Building Control.
The premises MUST be a permanent immovable structure comprising of at least one room, or any boat or other vessel, which is permanently moored. We cannot perform the legal parts of a marriage or civil partnership outside, in a tent, marquee or other temporary structure, however, we may be able carry out the legalities inside the premises and hold the celebratory ceremony outside.
Premises must not have any religious connection and must have the relevant planning permissions to host civil ceremonies.