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Fees and charges - Saffron Walden council office room hire

Select from the links below to go straight to the appropriate table of Saffron Walden Offices fees and charges:

Non-wedding room hire

Wedding room hire

Registrar's fees

Room charges - non-wedding. Minimum 2 hour charge applies2023/24
Does the charge include VAT?
Room hire - Flitch (Chairman's room) (per hour)40.00Yes
Room hire - Flitch (Chairman's room) (per hour) Charity Rate34.00Yes
Room hire - Cutlers (Committee room) (per hour)71.00Yes
Room hire - Cutlers (Committee room) (per hour) Charity Rate45.00Yes
Room hire - Gibson (Council Chamber) (per hour)95.00Yes
Room hire - Gibson (Council Chamber) (per hour) Charity Rate60.00Yes
Refreshments - per 10 people19.00Yes
Tenants (Flitch Room) (per hour)29.00Yes
Tenants (Cutlers Room) (per hour)34.00Yes
Tenants (Gibson Room) (per hour)55.00Yes
Room charges - wedding  
Flitch (Chairman's Room) Monday - Thursday119.00Yes
Flitch (Chairman's Room) Friday172.00Yes


Registrar's fees

For your wedding or civil partnership to be legal, you need to have a registrar present. Essex County Council runs the registrar service. Find out how to book and pay for a registrar

These fees include VAT. Please note that, in addition to the fees stated below, £11 is also payable for the marriage certificate.

Day1 April 2022-31 March 2023
Monday to Thursday£620
Sunday, Bank or Public Holiday£670
Day1 April 2021-31 March 2022
Monday to Thursday£600
Sunday, Bank or Public Holiday£650