Latest update for Notices, Marriages and Civil Partnerships ceremonies

 

Update for Marriage & Civil Partnerships Ceremonies

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on 12th July 2021, Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremonies from 19th July 2021 will go ahead as set out below:

Register Office Ceremony Rooms

Shire Hall* (Gloucester) – Maximum persons = 60 people made up of 2 Registration Officers, the couple and 56 guests.

Old Victorian School (Stroud) - Maximum persons = 60 people made up of 2 Registration Officers, the couple and 56 guests.

The Oaks (Cinderford) – Maximum persons = 44 people made up of 2 Registration Officers, the couple and 40 guests.

Please note: *Shire Hall ceremonies will be delivered in a licenced room for up to 60 persons. The availability of the licenced rooms will dictate which one is used on the actual day of any ceremony.

NHS Track and Trace information

NHS Test and Trace is a key part of the country’s ongoing COVID-19 response. All visitors to Gloucestershire County Council premises will be asked to voluntarily supply their details to NHS Test and Trace by the way of scanning a QR code on site. You will need to use the NHS Covid 19 App to allow you to do this. If you use an iphone, please download the App via the App store, if you use an Android phone please use Google play. It would be advisable to download the App prior to your visit to us. An alternative to a QR code will be available should you wish to use it.

Face Coverings

Although not a Legal Requirement, anybody attending a Registration Office for a Ceremony is encouraged to wear a face covering.

Approved Venues

Monday 19th July onwards – Please contact your venue directly to confirm numbers.

Notice of Marriage / Civil Partnership

Notice of Marriage / Civil Partnership appointments have resumed in Gloucestershire.  Please telephone us on 01452 425060 (option 3) to check whether you can book as we are still prioritising appointments for imminent ceremonies.

Those couples who live outside of Gloucestershire should contact their local Register Office to find out what arrangements they have put in place for notices which need to be given.

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