Coronavirus review

We are reviewing all our ceremony rooms to ensure they comply with the latest coronavirus guidance.

Check the latest on wedding and civil partnership ceremonies during coronavirus.

Oxford ceremony rooms

Dexter Room - the larger ceremony room at Oxford register office. This room has free Wi-Fi access.

Inside Oxford ceremony room

The ceremony rooms at Oxford Register Office are located in a Victorian building close to the city centre.

The larger Dexter Room has oak panelling and stained glass windows. The room is attractively decorated in cream and aubergine with decorative cornices.  

Due to current government guidelines the maximum capacity for the Dexter Room is eight people. This includes the two registrars, the couple, two witnesses, and two additional guests only. The capacity out of the pandemic is 23 guests during the week, 48 guests at weekends.

The maximum capacity for the Oxford Register Office statutory room is the couple and two witnesses only.

Oxford Register Office (statutory room) Designated times for marriages
Day Times
Tuesday 9.30am, 10.15am, 11am

Fee is £57. Capacity: Couple and two witnesses only.

Oxford Register Office (statutory room) Designated times for civil partnerships
Day Times
Wednesday 9.30am, 10am, 11am

Fee is £57. Capacity: Couple and two witnesses only.

Dexter Room - designated times for marriages and civil partnerships
Day Times
Wednesday 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm
Thursday 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Friday 11am, 12noon
Saturday 9am, 10am, 11am, 12noon

Fee is £310, rising to £325 after 31 March 2021.  

Dexter Room -  outside of designated times
Day Times
Friday 4pm
Saturday 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

Fee is £585, rising to £600 after 31 March 2021.  

Dexter Room - Sundays and bank holidays
Day Times
Sunday and bank holidays 9am, then on the hour until 5pm

Fee is £650, rising to £665 after 31 March 2021.  

Services and facilities

  • Webcasting facility

Free Wi-Fi

We are pleased to be able to offer free Wi-Fi in the Dexter Room for use during ceremonies.

You can stream your ceremony live from your laptop. Involve distant family /friends in your ceremony via a webcam, and have easy access to the internet.

Just select 'Oxford Free Wi-Fi' from the available Wi-Fi connections and you will be presented with the council's public Wi-Fi landing page. Then all you need to do is click on the 'Get Online' button to have access to the internet. By accessing this free Wi-Fi you are accepting the council's terms and conditions and you can click to view these when you ask to join the Wi-Fi should you wish to.

All equipment, including laptops, must be provided by the user.

Accessibility and access

  • Disabled access is good
  • Public car parks are close by

Getting here

Address

Oxford ceremony rooms
Oxford Register Office
Tidmarsh Lane
Oxford
OX1 1NS