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Marrying at Medway Register Office
There is a statutory requirement to provide a register office
marriage room to hold the bride and groom and two guests. The
Medway Registration Service provides both a small register office
room and a larger room called the Library Room for couples who wish
to invite more guests Both rooms can also be used for forming civil
partnerships, with or without ceremonies.
The register office room holds six people, including the couple
and their witnesses and guests.
The Library Room
is within the same building at Northgate in Rochester and
accommodates 50 guests.
Both rooms are on the ground floor for easy access and the
building is conveniently located just off of Rochester High Street.
There are several public car parks close by and the area is well
served by public transport.
There is no restriction on how far in advance couples can
provisionally reserve the date and time of their marriage or civil
partnership. The office recommends booking as early as possible.
Couples considering marrying or forming a civil partnership at the
Medway Register Office or elsewhere within Medway are advised to
telephone to provide their details as soon as they have a date in