Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony license
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Previous bridal parties have commented on the impressive views and ambient interiors and, perhaps most pertinently, the professionalism of the wedding eentn management at Trinity House.
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Yes, Trinity House is only available on an exclusive use basis.
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes - the Court Room and Library rooms are both licensed for civil ceremonies.
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
No but wedding photography can take place outside in the neighbouring Trinity Square Gardens.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
There is no in-house caterer at Trinity House but a lite of 12 preferred caterers will be supplied on request. Corkage charges (or not) will need to be negotiated with them.
Can we use our own caterers?
It is not recommended (no).
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
Depending on the time of the ceremony.
What time does the reception need to finish?
Negotiable depending on the event.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
As Trinity House is located in a residential area, there is a noise restriction and guest departure of 12 midnight. Live bands/dance music are permitted up until 11pm.
Are fireworks allowed?
Is confetti allowed?
Are candles allowed?
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
No - there is no accommodation in the building.
Is there accommodation on site?
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
There are several four/five-star hotels in the immediate vicinity including the Four Seasons Hotel next door.
About Trinity House
Historic Trinity House, the working home of the General Lighthouse Authority, offers direct views of the Tower of London and is ideal for weddings offering capacities of 180 standing and seated 130. The Corporation is a registered charity.
Trinity House is conveniently located in The City a short walk from the Tower Hill underground station and stands behind a cobbled and railed courtyard overlooking Trinity Square Gardens. Behind the building’s Georgian façade, designed by Samuel Wyatt in 1794, are five graceful banqueting rooms – The Library, Court Room, Pepys Room, Luncheon Room and Reading Room. The House showcases many remarkable maritime artefacts - including the bell from the Royal Yacht Britannia - that bear testament to the prominent role played by Trinity House in the nation’s maritime history.
The oval-shaped Library is the venue’s most spacious room seating up to 130 (180 standing) and characterised by a minstrels’ gallery and beautiful 16th and 17th stained glass windows. Accommodating up to 130 standing and 60 seated, the south-facing Court Room is suffused with natural light from three large windows.
The history of the House, built in 1794, is omnipresent throughout the building with valuable paintings and antiques showcasing the nation’s remarkable nautical heritage. Trinity House is remains today the working home of the General Lighthouse Authority (GLA) for England and Wales and is also a major maritime charity.