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Fees and charges - Council office room hire

Saffron Walden Offices

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 applies2024/25
Does the charge include VAT?
Room hire - Flitch (Chairman's room) (per hour)41.50Yes
Room hire - Flitch (Chairman's room) (per hour) Charity Rate35.50Yes
Room hire - Cutlers (Committee room) (per hour)74.00Yes
Room hire - Cutlers (Committee room) (per hour) Charity Rate47.00Yes
Room hire - Gibson (Council Chamber) (per hour)99.00Yes
Room hire - Gibson (Council Chamber) (per hour) Charity Rate62.50Yes
Refreshments - per 10 people20.00Yes
Tenants (Flitch Room) (per hour)30.00Yes
Tenants (Cutlers Room) (per hour)40.00Yes
Tenants (Gibson Room) (per hour)65.00Yes
Room charges - wedding  
Flitch (Chairman's Room) Monday - Thursday124.00Yes
Flitch (Chairman's Room) Friday179.00Yes

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.


Little Canfield Offices

Room charges - minimum 2 hour charge applies2024/25
Does the charge include VAT?
Dominica Room (per hour) - tenants40.00Yes
Dominica Room (per hour) - non-tenants74.00Yes
St Lucia Room (per hour) - tenant40.00Yes
St Lucia Room (per hour) - non-tenant74.00Yes
St Vincent room (per hour) - tenants55.00Yes
St Vincent room (per hour) - non-tenants99.00Yes