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Commissioner’s House

Commissioner's House stands as a timeless and captivating wedding venue.

Nestled within the historic confines of the historic Chatham Dockyard, Commissioner’s House stands as a timeless and captivating wedding venue that blends history, elegance, and charm. With its rich heritage, stunning architecture, and one of a kind setting, Commissioner’s House promises an unforgettable celebration for any wedding.

Commissioner’s House is the world’s oldest surviving naval building of its kind. As you approach the venue, you are immediately struck by its grandeur and historic significance. The interior of Commissioner’s House is equally enchanting, featuring beautifully restored rooms with high ceilings, original features, and period furnishings. The venue offers a range of spaces from the intimate ceremony room to the grand ballroom. Each room is infused with a sense of elegance and sophistication, providing the perfect backdrop for your celebrations.

Commissioners House wedding

An unforgettable wedding experience.

Beyond the historic walls of Commissioner’s House, the surrounding grounds offer the perfect backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and some really unique photo opportunities. With its lush lawns, picturesque gardens, and views of the Chatham Dockyard, the natural beauty of the surroundings adds an extra touch of magic to your special day

The venue’s unique location within the Chatham Dockyard also offers additional opportunities for wedding photography. Couples and their guests can take advantage of the historical setting, with its preserved ships, maritime artifacts, and intriguing naval history, to create unforgettable moments and add a touch of intrigue to their wedding experience.


Key Features

  • Multiple ceremony locations including the HMS Gannet.
  • Your morning preparations in the wedding suite.
  • Access to the Commissioners house and slip 3, one of the largest shipbuilding slips in Europe.
  • A historical venue, full of character and amazing locations for your wedding photos.
  • An exceptional team to ensure you have the most amazing wedding.
  • Resident bar & catering team.
  • One of kent’s most historical wedding venues.

Commissioner’s House is more than just a wedding venue; it is a place where history comes alive. If you’re seeking a venue that combines historical significance, elegant surroundings, and impeccable service, Commissioner’s House in Chatham, Kent, is an amazing choice of venue.

Wedding Photography at Commissioner’s House