Town Hall Weddings & Room Hire

Civil Weddings at Gillingham Town Hall

Gillingham Town Hall is conveniently situated close to the Town Centre with a small car park to the side of the building and limited parking during the week.

The Civic Hall formerly the Magistrates Court built in 1890, is a large room with a high ceiling and a small raised stage. The room holds 60 people closely seated. There is a small walled garden suitable for photographs at the rear of the building. All rooms have wheelchair access.

If you would like to view the Civic Hall, please contact Gillingham Town Council Tel: 01747 823588 Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

To book a ceremony and discuss fees please contact the Dorset County Council Registration Service: Tel: 01305 225153 or Email: For ceremony bookings and info email registrationinformation@dorsetcc.gov.uk

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CIVIC Hall

The Civic Hall is located within the Town Hall and is ideal for Baby Naming, Renewal of Vows, Celebrations of Life Memorials and Citizenship ceremonies.

Room hire fee: £100 per session

Room hire sessions:
Morning 9.00 am— 1.00 pm
Afternoon 1.30 pm— 5.30 pm
Evening 6.00 pm— 10.00 pm

 

Council Chamber

The Council Chamber is located within the Town Hall. Primarily used for council meetings, this room is ideal for meetings and training courses. The room has WIFI, a hearing loop, projector, screen and disabled access. It can seat 30 people. There is a small kitchen separate to the Council Chamber, equipped with cups, saucers, kettles and hot water flasks

Commercial hire fee per session: Council Chamber £50
Private hire fee per session: Council Chamber £25

Office 1

Office 1 is located within the Town Hall and is suitable as an interview room for a maximum of 3 people.
Room hire fee: £10 per session

Address: The Town Hall, School Road, Gillingham SP8 4QR

Chantry Community Office

The Chantry Community Office is located next to Gillingham Library, the Community Office offers a small meeting room for up to 10 people. It is equipped with WIFI, cups and saucers and a kettle. A pay and display car park is located at the rear of the building.

Room hire fee: Community Office £15 per session

The room sessions:
Morning 9.00 am— 1.00 pm
Afternoon 1.30 pm— 5.30 pm
Evening 6.00 pm— 10.00 pm

Address: Chantry Community Office, Chantry Fields, Gillingham Dorset, Sp8 4UA

How to Make a Booking

If you would like to hire a room, please contact the Town Hall on 01747 823588 or email at For Town Hall room hire info email GTC@gillinghamdorset-tc.gov.uk

The room sessions:
Morning 9.00 am— 1.00 pm
Afternoon 1.30 pm— 5.30 pm
Evening 6.00 pm— 10.00 pm

Download Room Booking Form 2020

Download Conditions of Hire 2020

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