Approved premises

Under the Marriage Act 1994, Marriage and Civil Partnerhsip Ceremonies may be solemnized in hotels, stately homes and historic buildings which have been licensed by the Local Authority.

A marriage or civil partnership can take place in any licensed venue in England or Wales. A Superintendent Registrar and a Registrar must be present at the marriage. Fees are payable in advance for their attendance. In order to ensure that they will be available to attend at your chosen date and time, you should contact the relevant Register Office before you make a booking with the venue.

There can be no religious content to this type of marriage, however enhancements may be made and you should discuss the form of the ceremony with the Superintendent Registrar, before the Wedding day.

Licensing a building as an approved premises for marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

Hotels, stately homes, civic halls and other such buildings may apply for a license to regularly hold civil marriages and civil partnerships. Full details and an application for are available from the Licensing section:

Licensing Section
Trafford Town Hall
Talbot Road
Stretford
Manchester
M32 0YT

Email: licensing@trafford.gov.uk
Telephone: 0161 912 4144

Approved premises in Trafford

Approved Premises in Trafford
Location Venue 

Trafford Register Office

Sale Town Hall
Sale Waterside
Sale
Cheshire
M33 7ZF

Telephone: 0161 912 3026

Email: registrars@trafford.gov.uk

Waterside Arts Centre
1 Waterside Plaza
Sale
M33 7ZF

Telephone: 0161 912 5093

Altrincham

Altrincham Town Hall 
Market Street
Altrincham
WA14 1PG

Telephone: 0161 912 3001 -or- 0161 912 1072  

 

Bowdon Hotel and Leisure Club 
Langham Road
Bowdon
Altrincham
WA14 2HT

Telephone: 0161 928 7121

 

The Cresta Court Hotel
Church Street
Altrincham
WA14 4DP

Telephone: 0161 927 7272

 

Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel
Hale Road
Hale Barns
Cheshire
WA15 8XW

Telephone: 0161 904 0301

 

The Bowdon Rooms
(Cinnamon Club)

The Firs
Bowdon
Cheshire
WA14 2TQ

Telephone: 0161 926 8992

 

Dunham Forest Golf and Country Club
Oldfield Lane
Altrincham
WA14 4TY

Telephone: 0161 928 2605

Stretford

Trafford Town Hall
Talbot Road
Stretford
Manchester
M32 0TH

Telephone: 0161 912 3026

Email: registrars@trafford.gov.uk

 

Manchester United Football Club
Sir Matt Busby Way
Old Trafford
M16 0RA

Telephone: 0161 868 8000

 

Hotel Football
99 Sir Matt Busby Way
Old Trafford
M16 0SZ

Telephone: 0161 751 0434

 

Chill Factore
Trafford Way
Trafford Quays Leisure Village
Manchester
M41 7JA

Telephone: 0161 749 2222

 

Trafford Athletics Club

Longford Stadium

Longford Park

Stretford

Manchester

M21 9TA

Telephone:07921830086

Urmston

Flixton House
Flixton Road
Flixton

M41 4GJ

Telephone: 07925333567

 

Urmston Masonic Hall
15 Westbourne Road
Urmston

M41 0XQ

Telephone: 0161 748 6533

Sale

The Belmore Hotel
143 Brooklands Road
Sale
M33 3QN

Telephone: 0161 973 2538

Trafford Park

Victoria Warehouse Hotel and Event Space
Trafford Park Road
Trafford Park
Manchester
M17 1AB

Telephone: 0161 660 7000