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£2800 - £5750 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
10 Bedrooms
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The Grade II listed building has been refurbished to a stunning standard, to bring a new wedding venue to the Nottingham area, with acres of charm, character, and outdoor space.
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Here at The Pumping House we want our couples to have their day their way and with this in mind we offer our exclusive venue hire price ...
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With a whole range of menus to suit all dining styles from traditional three course meals to relaxed tapas sharing platters we have ever...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
unique industrial vibe
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
With gorgeous attention to detail throughout, the venue features rooms for the ceremony, the wedding breakfast, and a one-acre lawn for outdoor drinks receptions, meaning all your wedding needs are met in one place. The Pumping House is a mix of old meets new; maintaining a lot of its original features including the distinctive chimney and internal brickwork, the venue has been restored to add a new, cool and chic vibe that is like no other. Set over two impressive floors you can hold a civil ceremony in the Ollerton room with its old style chapel chairs and beautiful parquet flooring. You can then move between the hidden gems of this venue; its quirky little themed rooms, including the cinema room and the botanical ‘gin’ room will delight your guests! The main engine hall with its 50ft high glass ceiling, which once was the heart of the pumping station and housed the main engine, is now the heart of your wedding. Accommodating up to 150 for a sit down wedding breakfast, this space will then see you through to the evening reception with its own beautiful bar area and dance floor space. There is actually not one but three bar areas that can be used for a variety of drink receptions and the events team love nothing more than working with couples to achieve a truly one off experience for their day. The Quarters Drawing inspiration from our storied past, The Pumping House unveils an oasis of beautifully thought-through, luxury apartments. Nestled at the rear of our historic venue, these sumptuous, self-catering suites reinvigorate authentic Edwardian architecture with contemporary elegance.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lian
Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding! At The Pumping House we work with you to create the amazing day you are dreaming of, we will do all we can to meet your expectations and help you on your wedding planning journey.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Laura and Chris
Married in March 2019
May 2019
Thank you!
Just wanted to say thanks so much for all your help on Saturday. Everything was amazing and really appreciate your help with it all!
J. Bailey
Married in May 2018
January 2019
Stunning Industrial Wedding Venue!
For anyone that wants a stunning Industrial wedding venue in the Midlands needs to go and see The Pumping House in Ollerton. The quality and attention to detail across th...
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Clare Coe
Married in September 2018
January 2019
The Pumping House rocks!
The Pumping House is a simply stunning venue, from the moment we walked in, we knew it was the venue for us. Its finished to the highest quality and holds a unique quirki...
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Southwell Cakery
Wedding: November 2018
December 2018
Industrial chic
This venue is stunning, I love the high ceiling grandeur, and original features mixed with the modern facilities. Very well run, friendly staff, top notch food
Siobhon & James
Married in June 2018
November 2018
The venue itself is stunning
The Pumping House, Jo and her team are absolutely wonderful. We chose them for our wedding reception in June and we couldn’t have wished for anything more. The venue itse...
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Emily and Aaron Hall
Married in August 2019
September 2019
Recommend The Pumping House
we can't thank the staff enough, our day ran like magic, and stress free. Nothing was too much trouble. Every guest said how great the venue was, and how great the staf...
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Location & Contact Details


Newark, Nottinghamshire, England

Travel Notes

Its best to enter us in google maps, but you can always look for our huge chimney!

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Nearest Motorway & Junction

M1 j29

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (3)

you and your wedding magazine
rock my wedding

Industry Awards (1)

The Wedding Industry Awards 2019- Winner of Best East Midlands Countryside Venue