The Priestley Suite, City Hall Bradford

The Priestley suite is located in Bradford City Hall on the ground floor.

About the ceremony suite

The Priestley suite is our larger room within the Register Office. The Suite holds up to 34 guests, plus yourselves and two witnesses. There is the opportunity for you to choose to have a formal entrance into the room. You can bring your own music if you wish to do so, although we do have a selection of background music available.

Register Office Priestley Suite

The ceremony suite seats a maximum of 38 people.

About the ceremony or formation

Once you have given notice of marriage or civil partnership you will be provided with a pack which explains your ceremony.

If you would like to know more about the content of the ceremony or formation before giving your notices of marriage or civil partnership the Register Office staff will be happy to discuss this with you.

A video camera may be used, for which guidelines are available and there is the opportunity for all present to take photographs after the signing of the schedule with one nominated photographer able to take photographs throughout.

In order to ensure the proceedings run smoothly, you and your party are asked to arrive approximately 10 minutes before the appointed time.

Ceremonies or formation take place

  • Tuesday to Friday, 9.45am to 12 noon and 2.15pm to 3.45pm
  • Saturday, 9.45am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 3.45pmĀ 

Contact us to arrange a date or to make a general enquiry about a ceremony