Marriages, civil partnerships and celebratory services | Central Bedfordshire Council

Marriages, civil partnerships and celebratory services


Until further notice, our registration service will not be holding any marriage ceremonies or formations of civil partnership at any of our approved venues. This includes our own venues at The Court House, Ampthill and the Limes, Biggleswade.

Couples wishing to change arrangements already in place should contact us at There will be no charge for postponing a marriage ceremony or a notice of marriage / civil partnership appointment. Notices of marriage and civil partnership should be deferred until further notice.


Find out more about how COVID-19 is affecting registration services.

What you need to do before your ceremony

Once current restrictions are lifted, before your marriage or civil partnership ceremony, you will need to:

You can also view and download our guide to your ceremony in Central Bedfordshire.