About The Rochester Corn Exchange

With a sweeping staircase, high ceilings, incredible chandeliers and stunning architecture, The Rochester Corn Exchange can make the perfect venue for your wedding.

Set in historic Rochester, our exclusive venue is fully licensed, meaning you can hold your reception, wedding and civil partnership ceremonies in one place.

Customise your wedding day

We can cater for any type of wedding, offering you flexibility. We will tailor your day to your individual needs.

Bring your own decorations, chair covers and music. Or if you would prefer to take the stress out of your special day, talk to our in-house Events and Conference Team who will take care of everything.

We have a number of packages on offer, and they all include full use of our tables and chairs, as well as a fully stocked and staffed bar.

Wedding couple outside corn exchange

Corn exchange wedding rooms

Wedding rooms

There are two rooms available. The Queens Hall is a large hall and the Princes Hall is ideal for smaller weddings.

Queens Hall

Ceremony – Invite up to 350 to your ceremony at the Queens Hall
Sit down meal, no dance floor - Invite up to 300 people
Sit down meal, with dance floor - Invite up to 250 people
Without sit down meal – Invite up to 420 people

Princes Hall

Ceremony – Invite up to 80 people to see your ceremony at the  Princes Hall
Sit down meal, no dance floor - Invite up to 60 people.
Sit down meal, with small dance floor - Invite up to 40 people.


Venue details

Gardens: No but a short, two minute walk to Rochester Castle Gardens

Catering: Yes

Bar: Yes

Wedding advisor: Coming soon

Gazebo ceremonies: No

Accommodation: No

Accessibility: Both rooms are accessible by a lift and ramp. Disabled toilets are also on site.

Date licenced: 26 June 2017 (5 year licence)

Corn exchange wedding table

Wedding couple embrace 1

Wedding enquiries

Get in touch to find out more about hiring the venue for your special day.

Opening hours/times to contact

Email: cornexchange@medway.gov.uk

Phone: 01634 338 112


How to find us

Corn Exchange
Northgate
Rochester
Kent
ME1 1LS

Getting to The Rochester Corn Exchange

By train: Rochester Train Station

By bus: 191, 140, 173 and 700 bus services.

Car parking: Local pay and display parking a short walk away.