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Corn Exchange, Rochester

Photo of the interior of the Queens Hall at the Corn Exchange, Rochester


For more information, to book, or arrange a viewing, email us at cornexchange@medway.gov.uk or phone 01634 338 112.
Viewings are by appointment only.

Accommodates (for ceremonies)
Queen's Hall: 350
Prince's Hall : 80


Situated in the heart of Rochester, The Corn Exchange is steeped in history, dating back to 1698. With its high ceilings, sweeping staircases and breath taking architecture the Corn Exchange is the ideal setting for your function. There's town centre parking within walking distance and fantastic rail links to Central London with Rochester train station just over the road.


Both the Queens Hall and Princes Hall are fully licensed, so you can hold your wedding or civil partnership ceremony and reception all in one place. We will tailor your day to your individual needs. You can also use your own preferred caterers and suppliers.


Queens Hall

  •  sit down meal with no dance floor - up to 300* people
  •  sit down meal with small dance floor - up to 250* people

Princes Hall

  • sit down meal with no dance floor - up to 60* people
  • sit down meal with small dance floor - up to 40* people

*Maximum capacity is dependant on room layout

Conferences and business events

If you're looking for a venue to host your conference then the Corn Exchange is just the place. We have experience in large conferences and our facilities include:

  •  free wifi
  •  wheelchair access
  •  a range of audio visual equipment
  •  a number of rooms which can be used for breakout sessions
  •  refreshments and catering if required


Whatever you are celebrating, you can throw a great party in a unique setting at the Corn Exchange. You have the flexibility to arrange your own catering and decorations. We also have a large bar stocked with a variety of alcohol and soft drinks at competitive prices.