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Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office - Wedding Venue

Our office set in the beautiful and character-filled Old Town area of Beaconsfield and is in a conservation area, with a green across the road.  Originally built as a police station in 1870, it retains many interesting features including four prison cells.  Outside the courtyard is planted and there is an arbour where photographs can be taken.  More recently, the building has been used as a film set but now provides an attractive backdrop for your special day.

We have two attractive ceremony rooms for you to choose from, The Disraeli Room and Midsomer Court which can hold a maximum of 25 and 60 people respectively.  Please note these numbers include the couple and the two Registrars and cannot be exceeded due to fire regulations.  Full details are given below and you are welcome to come and have a look at each room on one of our Open Days. There is no need to book in advance.

 

Disraeli Room

Maximum number:  25

Days available:  All week, including weekends and Bank Holidays

The Disraeli room has undergone extensive refurbishment and the original features have been exposed. It has a high vaulted ceiling which is wood panelled with intricate carving. The old and the new have been brought together to create an intimate feel and ambience (flowers and tablecloth for decoration only).

The Disraeli room is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible.

 

 

Midsomer Court

Maximum number:MidsomerMidsomer 60 (this includes some standing)

Days available:  Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

A former magistrates' court and film set, the accommodation has been decorated to create a modern, bright and airy feel.

The accommodation is all ground floor level and has good access and a large comfortable waiting area.  It is wheelchair accessible, is fitted with a hearing loop, and offers free WiFi access.

More information can be found in our brochure Celebrate in Buckinghamshire.

 

Further Information

For full details of how to find us, please see our map.

The maximum numbers shown for each ceremony room cannot be exceeded due to fire regulations.

Hearing Loop

If you wish to use the hearing loop in Midsomer Court, please advise our team at least two weeks in advance of your ceremony by telephoning 01494 475092 or emailing ceremonies@buckscc.gov.uk

Wifi

We are able to offer free Wifi access in Midsomer Court.  On arrival, please locate BCC-Guest and sign in or set up a new account. Please note, you will need to provide your own device to access the Wifi. 

Confetti

Unfortunately we regret that confetti may not be thrown inside, outside the building nor in the courtyard outside.

Parking

Parking is free in Beaconsfield but it can be busy, particularly at weekends. Please ensure your guests are aware and arrive on time for your ceremony.

When to arrive

We are happy to make arrangements for couples who do not wish to see each other before the ceremony. The partner arriving first needs to be here 20 minutes before the ceremony start time and they will wait in the ceremony room. The partner arriving second needs to be here 10 minutes before the ceremony start time and will enter the room at the start of the ceremony. 

Couples who do wish to see each other before the ceremony should arrive 20 minutes before the ceremony start time.

Guests should arrive 20 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

Please wait in the main reception area and one of our staff will collect you.

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