Our usual opening hours are:
Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30 pm (Registration of Births, Deaths or Marriage / Civil Partnership is by appointment only)
Please note: we are closed from 2.30 pm on the afternoon of the first Tuesday of every month.
On Saturdays we are only open for:
- Pre-booked Marriage / Civil Partnership Notice appointments (9 am to 12 noon)
- 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.)