The Register Office is currently closed to the public unless they have a pre-booked appointment or ceremony.
Regular opening hours
Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30 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.
On Saturdays we are only open for:
- Pre-booked Marriage and Civil Partnership Notice appointments when available (9 am to 12 pm)
- Pre-booked ceremonies conducted in the Pankhurst Suite (9 am to 3 pm)
- Urgent burials required within 24 hours
On Sundays and Bank Holidays the Register Office is usually closed - except for urgent burials required within 24 hours.
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 (as it did in 2016.)