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Northampton Registration Office

Book an appointment

Registration Offices are open from Monday to Friday by appointment only.


Marriage and civil partnerships

Enquire about a marriage ceremony or civil partnership ceremony.

Naming ceremony or renewal of vows

Enquire about a naming ceremony or renewal of vows.

How to find us

Registration Office location

Northampton Central Library
Abington Street

Ceremony room location

The Guildhall
St Giles Street

Car parking

A parking permit is issued for the bridal car for ceremonies only. Car parking for guests is available at the nearby St Johns multi-storey car park.

Ceremony room details

Our nearby ceremony room in the Guildhall can accommodate seating for up to 35 guests, plus 11 standing guests. Children are included in the guest number headcount. The Photographer/videographer are not included in the headcount.

Audio facilities

Our music player has USB (for memory sticks only, formatted as FAT32), AUX input option using our provided 5 metre-long 3.5mm jack-to-jack cable, iPhone docking station for iPhone 5 models upwards and Bluetooth.

If you are bringing your own music on a USB or on a mobile device, please ensure you designate a guest to operate this. We only supply 4 basic classical music tracks should you not bring your own music. The tracks are as follows:

  • Track 1 - Guests assembling – Pachelbel – Canon In D
  • Track 2 - Bride/partner 1 entrance – Handel – The arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Track 3 - Signing schedule – Vivaldi – The Four Seasons : Spring Allegro
  • Track 4 - Exit of bride/Partner 1 – Handel – Hornpipe from Water music

Disabled access and special needs

Northampton Registration Office and its ceremony room are wheelchair accessible. If you have a special need you want to let us know about (such as a disability or interpreter), please contact the Registration Service once you have booked your appointment.

Last updated 07 December 2023