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Commissioner's House

£900 - £4500 for venue hire
Up to 120
Exclusive Use
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The Historic Dockyard Chatham offers not only two unique wedding venues but the stunning backdrop of the world’s most complete Dockyard.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Museum / Attraction
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
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A Fantastic Day!
Firstly we had a fantastic day we could not have asked for it to be any better. The bridal room and facilities where exceptional , the c... 
By Keith & Sarah Hollingsbee on 10th October 2017
A happy couple
Married in August 2017

Full Description
  • The Commissioner’s House, Britain’s oldest naval building in use today is complete with stunning Georgian architecture and its very own gorgeous landscaped garden. The house has spaces for both ceremony and reception. Or perhaps opt for getting married on-board HMS Gannet; a magnificent 3-masted Victorian Sloop. The Commissioner’s House offers gorgeous spaces exclusively for your ceremony and reception. Included in the package price is the Commissioner’s House garden, the perfect setting for after ceremony drinks and photographs. A Victorian Sloop in the centre of the world’s most complete Dockyard of the Age of Sail. This venue makes a unique setting for your ceremony. Combine this with either drinks on board or your party can make their way to The Commissioner’s House to enjoy the rest of your day. All weddings are bespoke, from an intimate wedding in one of the private dining rooms, to a wedding breakfast for 120 people in the garden marquee. The special touches we provide with each wedding means no two are the same. Immaculate detail and pure care come across as you and your partner venture into the future.
  • Experience
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Commissioner's House, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Chatham
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M20 Junction 6
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Chatham
    • Nearest Airport
    • Gatwick
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What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Don't stress! We are here to take the pressure away from you, so sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Stunning, Historic, Unique, Bespoke, Interested
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Infront of HMS Gannet or the Commissioner's House Gardens
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Our Stunning 3 Masted Victorian Sloop, HMS Gannet & the oldest intact naval building, The Commissioner's House!