For over 15 years, in the heart of County Durham lies one of the most picturesque settings in English sport. At Emirates Riverside invite you to come and, for the first time, get married at our venue.
Features & Capacity
Sporting Venue / Stadium
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Bridal Changing Facilities
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
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We want you to share the most important day of your life with us. Whether it’s to host your Wedding Ceremony, Reception or Evening celebrations we have the perfect setting and packages to create the day of your dreams.
From a low key intimate gathering to the largest of celebrations, we have the most fantastic situated function rooms which will never fail to impress. All of our suites look out over the beautiful County Durham countryside by the River Wear. Steeped in history from both Chester-Le-Street and the club itself there is wholesome, local and traditional feeling that runs through the core of Emirates Riverside.
We have designed 2 unique packages that are fully inclusive from the point of arriving at Emirates Riverside to leaving and beginning your married life.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Ythan Sale - Events Manager
Hello and thank you for visiting Emirates Riverside on Bridebook.co.uk.
At Emirates Riverside we handle your enquiry with the care and attention it deserves, you will be assigned one of our Events Designers who will cater to your hearts desire form the point of enquiry until you leave to start your married life.
Please contact us on 0191 387 2815 or firstname.lastname@example.org to start your journey!
Ythan Sale, Events Manager.
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (8)
North East Times
County Durham Ceremonies Brochure
Accreditations / Associations (1)
AIM - Accredited in Meetings
Location & Contact Details
Emirates Riverside, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 3QR, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
We are a North East signature attraction - if you enter us into Google Maps you will get direct travel access just off the A1.
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
We have many different unique selling points that really can make for the mos tmagical of expereinces, fro exmaple getting married or having photo's taking on our expansive 4 acre pitch. Or what about having explosive firework light up the night sky with an 18th century Castle backdrop?
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
The devil is in the detail, make sure your timings and specification are meticulously planned.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A suprise tribute band of the Grooms favourite band, nobody knew only the bride.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Dynamic, Picturesque, Interesting, Unique & Professional
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
On our 4 Acre pitch with 18th century castle backdrop
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Jessie J performing at a wedding reception
What’s your favourite canapé?
Miniature Yorkshire Pudding with Beef and a Horseradish Cream