Book your ceremony at Highfields House
Ceremonies at Highfields House
Guest numbers at wedding and civil partnership ceremonies
We have a choice of three marriage suites as detailed below:
The Sandwell Suite – 82 Guests including the couple and one photographer
The Highfields Room – 15 Guests including the couple and one photographer
The Sandwell Register Office – Couple and witnesses only
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The Sandwell Suite and the Highfields Room have recently been refurbished and both rooms overlook our beautiful gardens and have the benefit of sash windows. Photographs can be taken in the gardens both before and after your ceremony.
In the Sandwell Suite we can offer additional services to include:
A live webcast of your ceremony: £47:00
A keepsake copy of the webcast: £50:00
Visual tributes with up to 25 photographs played on a loop: £41:00
Visual tribute of up to 25 photographs which is professionally edited and set to music: £70:00
We provide music in the Highfields Room and Sandwell Suite and have recently purchased a new sound system which adds to the overall ambience of the ceremony.
If you require a photographer we have photographers are on hand to capture your special day at Highfields House. Please click on the blue link for details of the packages which are available.
We want to ensure that all couples holding a ceremony at Highfields House have a wonderful event and we will work with you to ensure that your ceremony holds lasting memories of the day and is just as you wanted it to be.
Costs for ceremony rooms
The Highfields Room:
- Monday to Thursday - £132
- Friday and Saturday morning - £180
The Register Office Room:
- Monday to Thursday - £57
The Sandwell Suite:
- Monday to Thursday - £358
- Fridays and Saturdays - £495
- Sundays and Bank Holidays - £574
The ceremony - pre-ceremony interview
We will ask the couple to arrive 15 minutes in advance of the ceremony time to complete the pre-ceremony interview. Once this is completed all guests will be invited into the ceremony room and once seated will start your ceremony.
The registrars will have discussed the ceremony format with you prior to the date of the ceremony.
If you have any questions about ceremonies, please do not hesitate to get in touch and we will be happy to provide further information on what we can offer and discuss your requirements.
All couples getting married at the Register Office, and at all venues other than a Church of England church, must give Notice of Marriage.
Booking your ceremony
If you have a date in mind for your wedding or civil partnership, you can reserve the date up to two years in advance. The cost for this is £65.00 and gives you peace of mind that the date is reserved for your ceremony. (The fee to save the date is non-refundable and is an additional charge to the cost of room hire).
How to pay
For the Register Office ceremony room or for the Highfields Room, the hire fee is payable either at your notice appointment (if given at Sandwell Register Office) or the day after you give notice (if given at any other Register Office).
For the Sandwell Suite, the room hire fee must be paid at three months before your ceremony.
Payments can be made by card or cheque. (Cash payments can also be taken if required but we would appreciate card payment where possible)
Please note, once fees have been paid in full, if you wish to cancel your ceremony without re-booking we will only refund 50% of the room hire cost.
If you cancel within three weeks of the ceremony date then no refund will be payable.
If you need to change the date of your wedding once it is booked, there will be a £40 charge.
You can also get married at other venues in Sandwell, including hotels and West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
Call us on 0121 368 1188
Sandwell Register Office
- Monday to Wednesday 9am - 4.30pm
- Thursday 10am - 4.30pm
- Friday 9am - 4pm
- Saturday - 9am-1pm
- Sunday - By appointment