Ceremony in the Middlegate Room

Last updated 21 November 2023

Borough Hall refurbishment

The Borough Hall is scheduled to close for a refurbishment programme in September 2024. We are only able to accept bookings for dates up to 31 August 2024. 

If you would like to make a booking for dates up to 31 August 2024 please complete our check availability form.

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Hartlepool Register Office's main ceremony room is situated at the Borough Hall at the heart of the historic Headland. 

Located on the first floor on the Borough Hall with large windows overlooking Hartlepool Bay the room has seating for 34 guests. There are several locations nearby which are perfect for photographs including the tea gardens to the front of the building, the Town Wall and beach.

The room is fully accessable via lift from the Borough Hall atrium. A car park is located nearby along with on street parking. 

Middlegate fireplace side



Middlegate window side


Middlegate front

The Middlegate Room has seating for up to 34 adults / older children, there is no standing room. Babies and small children (up to the age of 3) can sit on their parent / guardian's lap and do not have to have a seat allocated to them. 

A seating plan of the Middlegate Room can be viewed here


Middlegate Room viewings

The Middlegate Room can be viewed by appointment. Please contact the Borough Hall directly to arrange - 01429 266269


How do I make a booking?

If you would like to make a booking please contact us to check availability. We are only able to make bookings up to 31 August 2024.

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How much does a ceremony cost?

Marriage and civil partnership fees


Other information

Middlegate Room Frequently Asked Questions

Personalising your ceremony

Renewal of vows

Naming ceremony

Borough Hall information