Approved premises for marriage and civil partnership
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Tel: 0121 675 4722
Aston Hall is an idyllic location for your wedding day. Surrounded by fifty acres of parkland this Grade I listed historic house has the perfect combination of open grounds, formal gardens and expressive Jacobean architecture. For an informal, no obligation visit, please contact Aston Hall to make an appointment for viewing the site and gardens.
Aston Villa Football Club
Tel: 0800 612 0960 (option 2)
Let your wedding be in a league of its own at Aston Villa Football Club. Since 1995 we have been approved for civil ceremonies and can cater for up to 648 wedding guests offering our creative menus and fine wines. Wedding photographs can be taken on the famous pitch to give you a perfect match of the day to remember!
Please note Aston Hall is closed on Aston Villa home match games on weekends.
80 Cambridge Street
Tel: 0121 600 7500
Perfectly located on the fringe of the newly developed Brindleyplace, Austin Court is a converted Grade 2 listed Georgian building, which boasts many historical features plus a landscaped courtyard and canalside view. With varied and creative menus that cater for all aspects of hospitality and a dedicated team, Austin Court offers a perfect setting for your ceremony.
Tel: 0121 454 7114
Berrow Court offers you the opportunity of enjoying your special occasion in our splendid Grade II listed Victorian mansion, two miles from the City Centre set in three acres of garden along with a substantial car park. We cater for individual needs whether you require a superb location for your civil ceremony, reception or complete package. You can rest assured that our fine wines and excellent food will be complemented by our warm hospitality.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Tel: 0121 456 224
It has been called "An Oasis of Delight", with a view from the terrace that sweeps over the great lawn towards the Victorian fountain, on to the alpine and rock gardens, a vast shrubbery of rhododendrons and a pinetum. The Garden Suite, Terrace Suite and Loudon Suite exude halcyon elegance and your guests can enjoy the scented rose and lavender garden, the palm house and the orangerie.
Birmingham City Football Club
St. Andrew's Stadium
You can tie the knot at St. Andrew's!!! Birmingham City Football Club has been approved as a venue for civil marriages and you may now enjoy both your wedding ceremony and reception at St. Andrew's. Contact us for a brochure or further details.
Birmingham Marriott Hotel
12 Hagley Road
Tel: 0121 452 1144
One of the most prestigious hotels in the city offers a range of facilities which will help the wedding day to be extra special. Every care is taken at the hotel which boasts a stylish restaurant, comfortable guest rooms and a beautifully appointed leisure club. A health and beauty spa offers a haven of serenity and relaxation - a ideal way to deal with wedding day stresses.
Blakesley Hall Museum
Tel: 0121 464 2193
Built in 1590, Blakesley Hall (Grade II listed) is a wonderfully restored Elizabethan timber framed house set amidst delightful grounds and with fine period interiors. The perfect venue for the smaller wedding. Ceremonies will take place in the Great Hall (seating 40 ) or the 17th Century Barn (seating 60). With formal lawns, an orchard, a traditional herb garden and herbaceous borders, the site offers excellent opportunities for photographs.
The Boathouse Restaurant
Tel: 0121 308 8890
Marriage ceremonies with up to 40 guests and receptions for up to 85 can be accommodated here. A marquee can be utilized for larger receptions of up to 150 guests. The Restaurant nestles on the banks of the lake beside the woodland of Sutton Park. For tranquillity, this is the place.
180-182 Fazeley Street
Tel: 0121 766 7400
The Bond comprises a unique group of Victorian buildings fronting onto the Grand Union Canal in the Warwick Bar Conservation Area. The Ice House, an outstanding 19th century warehouse is a local landmark and a focal point for the area with its majestic front and fine cobbled entrance court surrounded by original buildings. It is the centrepiece for weddings and civil partnerships. All our function rooms are available to hire. All front our own private canal wharf. All are available for receptions and parties – before and after the ceremony.
We cater for all tastes from intimate private ceremonies to large social gatherings - from 2 to 200.
Tel: 0121 675 9353
Situated on Holliday Street, close to the city centre, an ideal place to hold your marriage ceremony. It is located near the Mailbox complex, with its selection of hotels and restaurants, and close to the award-winning canal waterfront area.
The Register Office has a contemporary feel, the entrance hall houses a dramatic, specially-commissioned sculpture and leads to reception areas where friends and family can mingle before the marriage ceremony. Three ceremony suite is located on the ground floor and is fully accessible. Each room has a fresh floral display and has a separate entrance to the stylish courtyard where a fountain makes a splendid backdrop for photographs.
Cobden Hotel Birmingham
166 Hagley Rd
Tel : 0121 454 6621
The Cobden Suite is the perfect venue for your wedding, overlooking landscape gardens with the capacity to cater for up to 160 guests for your wedding ceremony, sit down meal and up to 250 guests for your evening reception. With our tailor made packages, variety of menus and bespoke catering we have something to suit every aspect of your memorable day.
The wedding coordinator will be at hand from the planning stages right through to the end of your special day, to ensure every detail is taken care of. Our aim is to make your special occasion a day to remember.
Tel: 0121 200 2727
Aston University, Aston Triangle
Tel: 0121 204 3011
Overlooking the Chancellor's Lake, the Lakeside Centre provides a stylish city centre venue for your wedding and celebrations. Situated on the green and tranquil campus of Aston University the venue offers award winning chefs serving a variety of delectable wedding menus, private balcony area and a selection of banqueting suites within flexible modern surroundings to ensure a day you'll remember forever.
The Council House
1 Victoria Square
Tel: 0121 303 2050
The Banqueting Suite is a grand venue located with the Grade II Council House, home to the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. Located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre with underground parking available for weddings, this is the ideal venue for your special day. The Banqueting Suite holds up to 200 guests for a civil ceremony only and up to 350 guests for a wedding reception only.
The County Ground
Tel: 0121 224 5030
Home of Warwickshire Cricket Club, this venue offers a variety of suites in which to hold your wedding. Most suites overlook the famous ground and with catering from Britain's Premier sporting and event caterers we pride ourselves in ensuring your day is a special and memorable one.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Look no further than the Crowne Plaza Birmingham as the setting for your wedding. Combining delightful surroundings with impeccable service we have welcomed many happy couples, their families and friends in the past and our experience can help make your dreams of the perfect day come true.
The Vista Suite is our large function room and can accommodate a Civil Ceremony for a maximum of 300 guests. We can also accommodate up to 190 guests for a seated meal or 200 guests for an informal buffet. The Vista Suite has floor to ceiling windows on 3 sides and so has plenty of natural daylight and city views. The room is fully air conditioned.
279 Hagley Road
Tel: 0121 454 3311
The Electric Cinema
47 - 49 Station Street
Tel: 0121 643 7879
Why not hold your memorable day in the oldest cinema in the country? Established in 1909, the Electric Cinema is a luxurious art-deco venue,perfectly elegant and wonderfully unique. With style, comfort and class you could re-live the glamour of the golden age of film. Enjoy your most special day with the immortal backdrop of the silver screen.
Hallmark Strathallan Hotel
224 Hagley Road
Tel: 0121 455 9777
The Strathallan is one of Birmingham's premier hotels, situated in the prestigious garden suburb of Edgbaston. Our main function room, the Wallace Suite can accommodate up to 120 guests for your wedding breakfast and be re-set for an evening reception for up to 150 guests. We also have smaller function rooms available.
Harborne Hall Hotel
Old Church Road
Tel: 0121 428 3249
4 Yew Tree Road
Tel: 0121 303 2050
Joseph Chamberlain was at the beginning of his career in national politics when Highbury was completed and he valued highly his "country retreat". He called it "a haven of peace existing at the heart of endless agitation". With its beautiful parkland setting, which belies its city location, Highbury has a magnificent minstrel's gallery, wood and alabaster carvings, marquetry, decorative glass and plasterwork.
Hilton Garden Inn
1 Brunswick Square
Tel: 0121 643 1003
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Birmingham
25 Church Street
Tel:0844 736 4250
This stunning early Victorian building offers luxurious touches. It was once home to the Birmingham Eye Hospital and still retains many original features. The venue has 66 bedrooms and suites with superb showers, beds and Egyptian linen. Wedding parties can select one of the rooms suitable for their celebrations and can take advantage of the hotel's excellent facilities.
Hotel La Tour
Tel: 0121 643 1234
Hyatt Regency Birmingham
2 Bridge Street
Tel: 0121 643 1234
The Hyatt Regency Birmingham has the experience and expertise to ensure that your wedding day will be a truly memorable event. Whether an intimate occasion or a grand affair, formal or informal, your personal wedding planner will be pleased to assist with all the arrangements. Small parties can be accommodated in the Court Cafe Restaurant, the Drawing Room or the Concerto Suite, whilst events for between 70 and 200 guests are hosted in Room 282 or the Symphony Ballroom.
Library of Birmingham
Tel: 0121 303 6885
Get married in the clouds at the Library of Birmingham. This unique city centre venue is perfect for the smaller, more intimate wedding (room holds 40). The Shakespeare Memorial Room is a room like no other. Located on the 9th floor of this amazing building the room dates back to 1882 - enjoy the best views in Birmingham whilst making your vows. So if you would like a wedding like no other, please contact the Library of Birmingham Venue Team.
Macdonald Burlington Hotel
126 New Street
Tel: 0121 643 9191
The Burlington is a four-star, Highly Commended hotel which has an individuality rarely found in a city centre hotel. Combining traditional charm with a unique ambience and unparalleled professionalism, The Burlington completes your special day by offering a complimentary champagne dinner for two, once the date has been confirmed.
1 Wharfside Street,
Tel:0844 693 0651
Once a Royal Mail sorting office, The Mailbox in which Malmaison Birmingham is housed, has always been a vibrant and buzzing place. As a sorting office, it was dedicated to making sure you get what is rightfully yours, and as a luxury hotel in Birmingham, its goal is much the same.
Tel: 0121 472 0199
In the peaceful garden village of Bournville lie two of the oldest buildings in Birmingham. Minworth Greaves, a medieval hall built from ancient oak beams, is a beautiful setting for a unique wedding ceremony for up to 40 guests. Selly Manor and the surrounding Tudor garden are the perfect background for photographs.
Moor Hall Hotel
Moor Hall Drive
Tel: 0121 308 3751
Moor Hall offers a traditional country house atmosphere with modern facilities and a high standard of personal service. Set in beautiful parkland, the grounds and sunken garden provide a beautiful backdrop for wedding photographs. The Charter Suite pictured here, which seats up to 250 guests, leads onto an airy conservatory overlooking the garden and golf course.
The New Bingley Hall
1 Hockley Circus
Tel: 0121 554 6561
New Hall Hotel
Tel: 0121 378 2442
This award-winning 12th Century moated manor house, set in 26 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens, is a truly romantic venue to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. We have four beautiful rooms to choose from, including the Garden Room overlooking the moated topiary gardens for an intimate reception, or the Great Chamber - a memorable setting for receptions of up to 70 guests.
The Old Library
Tel: 0121 224 8486
The historic Old Library at the Custard Factory welcomes couples seeking to hold a Civil Ceremony or Civil Partnership Ceremony for up to 220 guests for the Ceremony and Reception.
145 Alcester Street
Tel: 0121 627 0627
Get married in this Grade II listed building with its elegant air of gracious living . The hotel has been created in the restored shell of Lord Rowton's turn-of-the-century Rowton House and the Victorian theme is captured in the style of the decor. The Rowton Suite, for example, is one of several suites approved for civil marriages and has Victorian skylights, ornate pillars and specially imported wood panelling.
The Plough & Harrow Hotel
135 Hagley Road
Tel: 0121 454 4111
In the year 1704 during the reign of Queen Anne, local craftsmen built a wayside inn with extensive stabling. It was aptly named The Plough and Harrow. Set in pleasant gardens our impressive hotel provides an oasis of calm and a warm and friendly welcome on your big day.
The Poachers Pocket
Cole Hall Lane
Tel: 0121 627 0627
12 Holloway Circus,
Tel: 0121 454 6000
The perfect setting for a modern contemporary wedding the Radisson SAS Hotel Birmingham, with it iconic exterior and chic interior provides the perfect alternative for the stylish urban couple. Housing the award winning Filini Restaurant, 211 rooms and suites and an Obsession Spa, your every wish will be fulfilled by the highly trained hotel staff ensuring that your day is perfection.
Tel: 0121 351 3111
The spacious grounds overlook a picturesque lake which can provide a memorable backdrop for your photographs. Special touches can include a disposable camera on every table, free table fun packs for children to play with during the speeches and free cake boxes for guests to take away a piece of your wedding cake.
The Royal Hotel
Tel: 0121 355 8222
The Royal Hotel is an Independent Hotel with excellent facilities throughout its Bars, Restaurant, accommodation & more recently its Assembly Hall function suite. Having been recently given a design award by Sutton Coldfield Civic Society, the Hall is in High Demand & is well equipped to cater for up to 150 guests. Staff are well experienced in providing a service above & beyond your expectations and quality is never compromised despite our very competitive rates.
Saint Nicolas Place
81 The Green
Tel: 0121 458 1223
A wedding at Saint Nicolas Place will provide memories to last a lifetime, not just for the bride and groom, but for family and friends too. Picture your big day within our magnificently restored Tudor rooms. Your guests will wonder at the stunning timber-framed architecture inside and out, enjoying exclusive use of rooms that have stood for over half a millennium. Coupled with our modern facilities, the unique ambience generated by centuries of history will ensure the most special day of your life is also the most memorable. Whether you decide to marry within our listed walls, or to simply celebrate your reception after a ceremony elsewhere, Saint Nicolas Place offers the perfect combination of stunning backdrop and ultimate professionalism. Our friendly and experienced staff will be happy to guide you through your big decisions, from table decorations to toastmasters and from chair covers to champagne, from the moment you enquire through to ‘carriages’ on the day itself.
The Sapphire Conference Banqueting Suite
215 Bradford Street
Tel: 0121 772 6866
Sapphire can accommodate parties of up to 450. With high standards of service and cuisine, Sapphire boasts a range of superbly equipped banqueting suites offering complete privacy and the latest audio-visual technology. Individually tailored entertainment packages are available to suit all tastes and budgets.
Second City Suite
100 Sherlock Street
Tel: 0121 666 7610
Only a stone's throw away from Birmingham City Centre, Second City Suite offers newly- refurbished premises with wedding facilities for up to 800 guests. Just call us and speak to our Event Manager who will gladly cater for your individual tastes and requirements.
Soho House Museum
Tel: 0121 554 9122
Soho House is an elegant Georgian home with delightful gardens, making it one of Birminghams' most unique and special venues - the perfect setting for your ceremony.
The Lunar Room at Soho House is ideal for a personal intimate ceremony, seating up to 35 people. This room contains fine furniture, historic paintings and silver and ormolu decorative objects that will create a wonderful atmosphere for your special ceremony.
The tranquil and picturesque 18th century gardens have been designed using Matthew Boulton's original plant lists. With colourful flowerbeds, lawns, unusual trees and a Hermitage, the gardens provide an ideal backdrop for photographs.
191 Fazeley Street
Tel: 0121 224 8200
Sutton Coldfield Town Hall
Upper Clifton Road
Tel: 0121 464 8990
The Town Hall can provide various rooms for civil marriages which can accommodate a small intimate service or a grand formal occasion. You can book only your civil marriage at the Town Hall if you wish, however most sizes of reception can be catered for, from as few as 20 guests to as many as 500.
Tel: 0121 644 5167
Thistle Birmingham City
St Chads Queensway
Tel: 0121 236 4211
The Thistle Birmingham City is the ideal venue for your wedding reception. The main function suite can accommodate up to 180 guests and benefits from having its own private bar and dance floor. We also have several smaller suites for the more intimate occasion. For any of your guests who wish to stay over, we offer discounted rates. To discuss your special day in more detail, please contact our specialist team.
Tel: 0121 644 6053
Queens Bridge Road
Tel: 0121 678 2731
Your wedding day should be truly magnificent and memorable. Uffculme is a grand Victorian house built for Richard Cadbury. Your guests will be astounded by the beautiful setting in which you are to be married, original features within the house and well maintained gardens will be a perfect setting.
Your dedicated wedding coordinator will work with you on every aspect of your day in the months leading up to your wedding. Please contact us to book an appointment to discuss your requirements.
The University of Birmingham Conference Park
53 Edgbaston Park Road
Tel: 0121 415 8400
Hornton Grange is an Edwardian style residence which stands in attractive and peaceful gardens and retains a wealth of features, from its impressive oak-panelled reception and bar to its ornate ceilings, mouldings and archways. All have been tastefully restored to enhance every feature.
The Westley Hotel
88 Westley Road
Tel: 0121 706 4312
A charming country house style hotel with 36 bedrooms, there are three choices for your wedding. The delightful Westley Suite, with its attractive Venetian ceiling and French windows, is completely self-contained with its own bar and reception. It will accommodate 120 for a sit-down meal and 200 for a buffet. The Seasons Restaurant, with its own cocktail bar, is ideal for the smaller wedding party, catering for up to 70 guests. The Green Room is ideal for up to 35 guests.