Up to 220
Exclusive Use
£600 - £2000
Wedding license

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.

Venue features

Venue Type
Sporting Venue / Stadium
Seated Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings


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Accreditations / Associations (1)

AIM - Accredited in Meetings

Detailed Description

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.

About us

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 events@durhamccc.co.uk to start your journey! Ythan Sale, Events Manager.

# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance


Getting here

  • Address:
  • Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street, Durham, DH3 3QR, England
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Chester-Le-Street
  • Nearest Town:
  • Chester-Le-Street
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Newcastle
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • A1(m)
  • Travel Notes:
  • We are a North East signature attraction - if you enter us into Google Maps you will get direct travel access just off the A1.