If you’re planning a small and intimate ceremony, then the Medway Register Office could be the ideal venue for you. The Library Room is perfect for up to 50 guests.

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About Medway Register Office

Just a short walk from Rochester Castle and Cathedral, getting married at Medway Register Office will mean you'll have Rochester as the beautiful backdrop for your wedding photography.

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Wedding rooms


There are 2 rooms in the register office where you can get married. For small and intimate ceremonies, the Statutory Room is ideal. It holds up to 6 people (including the bride and groom). If you would like something a little bigger, then the Library Room accommodates up to 50 guests.

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Personalise your ceremony


You can make your day extra special by choosing your vows, music and readings. Just get in touch to let us know how we can help you design your perfect ceremony.


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Venue details

Medway Register Office is a ceremony only venue.

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A short walk from Rochester Castle Gardens

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Wedding advisor

The ceremonies team will take your booking and advise you on your ceremony requirements

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Licensed until 26 June 2027


There are 2 venues at Medway Register Office.

Statutory Room

  • Ceremony fee: £56
  • Giving notice fee: £42 per person (£84 per couple)
  • Marriage or civil partnership certificate: £12.50.

Library Room

  • Booking fee (non-refundable): £60
  • Ceremony fee (Monday to Friday): £200
  • Ceremony fee (Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holiday): £250
  • Giving notice fee: £42 per person (£84 per couple)
  • Marriage or civil partnership certificate: £12.50.

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Wedding enquiries

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

Email: register.office@medway.gov.uk

Phone: 01634 338 899

How to find us

Northgate, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1LS

Getting to Medway Register Office

  • Closest train station: Rochester
  • By bus: 191, 140, 173, 191, 700 bus services
  • Car parking: local pay and display car parks are a short walk from the venue.