soon as you have made provisional arrangements for your marriage
to take place at Western House, you should contact Hillingdon
Registration Office. Please telephone (01895) 250418 for an appointment.
the presence of a Superintendent Registrar there can be no marriage
and any arrangements for the use of the premises depend entirely
on their availability.
It is, therefore,
essential that you make an advance booking with the Superintendent
Registrar at Hillingdon to ensure their attendance at your proposed
marriage as soon as a booking can be accepted. A fee will be payable
before the ceremony for the attendance of the Superintendent Registrar
for which you will be responsible.
you will also have to give Notice of Marriage to the Superintendent
Registrar(s) of the District(s) in which you live. This Notice
must be given by each of you but it is valid for twelve months.
You should both therefore go to the Register Office where you
live as soon as possible after you have decided to get married
to give this Notice. You will usually need to make an appointment
to give this notice.
is given in a different registration district from the one where
the marriage is taking place, you will have to collect the authority
before the ceremony and ensure that it is delivered to the Superintendent
Registrar who is to attend the ceremony.
should be advised that only a civil, non-religious ceremony can
be permitted by the Superintendent Registrar. Any music, reading,
words or performance that forms part of the ceremony must be secular.
The content of the ceremony must be agreed in advance.