The Register Office is currently closed to the public unless they have a pre-booked appointment or ceremony.
Regular opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.15 am to 3.30 pm (Registration of Births, Deaths or Marriage / Civil Partnership is by appointment only)
We close at 2.30 pm the first Tuesday of every month and on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
On Saturdays we are only open for:
- Pre-booked ceremonies conducted in the Pankhurst Suite (9 am to 3 pm)
- Urgent burials required within 24 hours (over the phone only)
On Sundays and Bank Holidays the Register Office is usually closed - except for urgent burials required within 24 hours (over the phone only)
Special arrangements / dates
From time to time the Register Office is open for special events, outside of our usual opening hours. For example we may be open for civil ceremonies on a Sunday, if Valentine's day falls on a Sunday.