Lewes Register Office


We are now taking bookings for ceremonies at Southover Grange, Lewes. Ceremonies are available from 1 May 2017 onwards, including our exciting new ceremony packages. Call 0345 60 80 198.

Win the first Wedding, Civil Partnership, Renewal Of Vows or Baby Naming Ceremony at the newly refurbished Southover Grange by entering our competition.

Southover Grange Open day – View our new ceremony venue 30 April 2017 10am to 4pm.

Southover Grange Bookings are Now Open.

Open day for viewings 30 April 2017 10am to 4pm.

Ceremonies begin on Monday 1 May 2017.

Call 0345 60 80 198

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First Ceremonies Competition

To mark the opening of the newly refurbished Southover Grange, we’re offering you the chance to have your ceremony for FREE on the opening day (29 April 2017).

Just send us an email titled ‘Southover Grange Opening Competition’ by Wednesday 1 March 2017 explaining why you should be selected for a free ceremony, in no more than 1 side of A4.

State which of the following ceremonies you are applying for:

  • Marriage
  • Civil Partnership
  • Renewal of Vows
  • Baby Naming

and send your entry to carole.bailey@eastsussex.gov.uk

Full terms and conditions

There will also be a Citizenship Ceremony on the opening day, open to the first 20 newly accepted British Citizens to apply.

If you qualify for this, call 0345 60 80 198.


Ceremonies & Packages

As well as ceremonies, we are also able to offer a host of additional packages to make your big day complete:

VIP Package – Exclusive use of our VIP Suite for you and 5 adult guests, for forty-five minutes before the marriage ceremony, with a glass of champagne each included.

Premium Package – After your ceremony you and all your guests will be invited to cross the Grand Hall into the elegant Newton Room for a Prosecco Drinks Toast.

Exclusive Package – Why not hire the Newton room for your Wedding Reception for up to 40 people? You will have exclusive use of the building for 5 hours.

Please see our price list and full details here

Approved Caterers for the Exclusive Package

If you choose the Exclusive Package so you can enjoy your wedding reception inside Southover Grange after your ceremony – the approved caterers’ details are below:

Exclusive Package Approved Caterers List

Lewes Register Office - Temporary Office

Whilst renovation/improvement works are completed at Southover Grange, our Lewes Register Office will continue to be temporarily provided from Westfield House, Western Road, Lewes BN7 1RJ, which is situated in the grounds of County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex. BN7 1UE.

Ceremonies will continue to be conducted in Lewes Town Hall until 29 April 2017.

Lewes Register Office
Westfield House

Western Road

Phone: 0345 60 80 198
Email: lewes.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

If you would like to see the progress of the works to Southover Grange please see Carlotta Luke’s website.

The core opening hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, but we are closed for lunch between 12.30-1.30.

Please contact the office to make an appointment before your visit.