Ceremony Venues in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets prides itself on having the best of London in one borough, so finding a wedding venue that suits you shouldn't be difficult. The benefit of these venues is that they can accommodate your entire day - from ceremony to meal to dancing.

Having your perfect London wedding or civil partnership is possible thanks to our partners below. The best venues in East London are licenced and ready to assist you in having your perfect London ceremony.

We've put together a list that gives you a flavour of all of the licenced venues in the area - if you see one you like, you'll be able to find more information on their websites.

Once you have chosen your perfect London venue, arrange a registrar from our team to officiate your ceremony by heading to our booking page (you can only book the registrars through us if you are not marrying in St Georges Town Hall. You must book the space with the venue directly if your ceremony is in an approved venue.

We have a downloadable map showing the location of all our venues within Tower Hamlets. We also have an interactive map showing our venue locations and the relevant websites. If you wish to see the location of public transport, you can adjust this using the filters.

Arts Pavilion, Mile End Park 

arts pavilion

The Arts Pavilion provides one of the most unspoiled and exclusive wedding venues in East London, ideal for those couples looking to escape the crowds. It's a stunning gallery space with a glass frontage that overlooks a small lake and is buried in a grass bank. The first impression of this building is the light flooding in and its large imposing support structures lend it a contemporary feel.

The building is completely accessible to those with disabilities and has a capacity of 260.

Canary Riverside Plaza 

canary riverside

Overlooking the River Thames, this elegant five star hotel in the heart of Canary Wharf is a unique and contemporary setting for corporate gatherings, social events, weddings or private dinners. 

The Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel has 200 dinner and 300 reception capacity.

Dickens Inn 

Dickens innThe spacious and bright function room in the flower-covered inn has big picture windows with picturesque views over St Katherine's Dock. The room is licensed until midnight for music and dancing and includes a built-in bar and kitchen as well as a br

The Dickens Inn has a 150 capacity and disabled access.

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre docklands centre

All in one venue with views over the serene waters of Millwall dock and options to suit every need; from BBQ to silver service. The alpine-inspired clubhouse is full of character, with exposed beams and floor to ceiling glass windows.

The centre has 120 dinner capacity and 200 buffet and is wheelchair accessible.

The Pelligon 


Formerlly known as The East Wintergarden.

With your choice of entrance ranging from the glistening waters of the dockside to the glass revolving doors, expectant guests will be wowed by breath taking views of the Main Hall. Featuring an Italian marble floor and beech wood panelling underneath a 27m arched glass atrium.

The Pelligon is a weekend only venue with rooms ranging from 40-500 capacity, and is fully accessible. 

Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park Ecology pavilion

Situated amongst the picturesque lakes and reed beds of Mile End Park, the Ecology Pavilion provides an ideal large contemporary space within natural wild surroundings for those seeking a venue that offers tranquillity, beauty and exceptional value at the very heart of the East End.

This space can accommodate up to 220 guests and is wheelchair accessible.

Hilton London Canary Wharf 

West India Ballroom Social

The Hilton Canary Wharf overlooks the charming West India Dock in the centre of Canary Wharf. The main Quayside Suite Ballroom is dressed neutrally, allowing you to add your own style and personality.

This branch of the iconic chain  has flexible rooms and can seat up to 270 banquet style.




London Marriott Hotel Canary Wharf

In the heart of London's Dockland with its quayside location and cityscape, the London Marriott Hotel Canary Wharf is a unique destination for those celebrating their wedding day.

The function rooms with their sleek, clean lines and high-quality design can be transformed for all occasions, from small gatherings to large celebrations. 

For more information please visit the London Marriott Hotel Canary Wharf website.

Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London Docklands

With its waterside location and its beautiful Grade I listed features, the Museum of London Docklands is a stunning venue to say ‘I Do’. The Sugar Store oozes character through its original Caribbean pine pitch columns and shuttered windows, once housing rum and sugar imports.

Queen Mary University of London queen mary

This extraordinary Grade II listed venue provides a truly atmospheric setting for your special day. The Octagon was originally the College library, the shelves are still lined with brightly coloured books and busts of eminent authors which complement the beautiful domed ceiling.

Queen Mary's has two venues, one with a 100 capacity and one up to 220 banquet style. 

Radisson Blu, New Providence Wharfradisson blu

 Light, spacious and open to the water, New Providence Wharf Hotel makes and instant impression. Serene by day and spectacular by night, it's the perfect backdrop for a wedding day with a difference. Whether you picture an intimate gathering or a lavish reception, versatile spaces make almost anything possible.

This venue has a number of rooms ranging from 60-200 capacity.

Rich Mix


The Rich Mix building is a five-storey Shoreditch landmark – and you can stage your event here in one or more of our flexible, creative and fully equipped event spaces. 

Whatever your ambitions, we can cater for them. From our 375-capacity main space (The Stage), via our three-screen Cinema, and on to our intimate Boardroom, our distinctive and flexible spaces can be configured for parties, premieres, product launches, meetings and even weddings – there’s really no limit. 

As one of London’s busiest and most diverse arts centres, we have plenty of experience staging and presenting events of every kind. Our skilled and seasoned team of event managers, technical experts, caterers and front-of-house staff can help you plan your event in advance, before ensuring everything goes to plan on the day.

The rates for our spaces and services are very competitive – explore and be inspired. And as an independent not-for-profit organisation, all of our net profits go back into supporting our mission: Inspiring the communities of the world who live in London to come together to make, debate and experience art and culture that gets to the heart of life today.

Tower Bridge 

tower bridge

You could get married at one of London's most famous landmarks, steeped in history. Ceremonies can be held in the panoramic, high-level Walkways or the more intimate Tower Lounge and the majestic Engine Room is also available for your reception. 

Tower Bridge has dinner capacity for up to 120.

The Tower Hotel 

tower hotel

With stunning views of the river and St Katherine's dock and awash with natural light, the rooms at The Tower Hotel makes for an unforgettable wedding venue. There is also a team of wedding planners to help the say run smoothly.

This venue has a banquet capacity for 130-500.

The Tower of London

Tower of London

The Tower of London home to the dazzling British Crown Jewels was built as a Royal Palace and Fortress over 900 years ago, to show the monarch's wealth and power. Steeped in history and pageantry, the Tower of London will charm and delight as you gather with loved ones to celebrate and make your mark in history. For the first time you can now hire one of the spectacular venues for a wedding or civil partnership.

Capacity for up to 150 guests

The Town Hall Hotel

Town Hall Hotel

The perfect backdrop to host your ceremony.

A stunning original Council Chamber with stained glass windows, complete with lectern, sound system and a range of lighting settings.

Fully air conditioned with seating up to 100 and a maximum capacity of 120.

Toynbee Hall

Toynbee Hall

Standing proudly in Central London for over 200 years, Toynbee Hall is a community-loved venue and non-profit organisation.

It has heaps of character that will make for a picturesque backdrop to your special day.
A unique Grade II listed building, nestled in the heart of London's Whitechapel. Built to resemble a manorial house in Elizabethan style.

Although much of the original site was destroyed during World War II, both of the stunning halls remain. It's undergone redevelopment to add fresh and modern accents to the building's historic charm.

Trinity Buoy Wharf 

trinity buoy wharf

Trinity Buoy Wharf  has all the charm, character and space of a former working dock, including London’s only lighthouse, Container City, Fat Boys Authentic American Diner and the range of historic buildings provide the perfect backdrop to wedding photographs as well as being a talking point amongst the guests.

This venue has up to 300 dinner dance capacity and a 2am licence for night owls.

The Troxy 


If you're looking for something totally different, this Grade II listed live music venue, with it's original art deco features, could be the one for you. It also has a late license until 2am for those of you looking to party into the small hours.

The Troxy has capacity for weddings is from 680 to 1000 and provides full accessibility information.


Wilton's Music Hall

Wiltons Music Hall

Staging your wedding at Wilton’s gives you exclusive use of the whole building, covering the bars, the Victorian staircase, and the Hall with its famous barley-twist columns - perfect for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and with plenty of space for dancing!

Wilton's capacity starts from 140 for a sit down meal to 250 for a standing reception. 

Young V&A

Young V&A - reception 2

Young V&A (formerly V&A Museum of Childhood) opened in 1872 as the Bethnal Green Museum, east London’s first ever Museum and embedded itself at the heart of the local community.

Over 150 years later, the site was radically rejuvenated to become Young V&A, a new national museum and powerhouse of creativity for children and young teenagers that puts children and their creative futures front and centre.

The Museum offers some incredible event spaces amongst its collection in an easily-accessible location just moments from the City in one of London’s most exciting and vibrant areas.

From sleek corporate dinners to exclusive private parties, from jubilant bar and bat mitzvahs to modern wedding receptions, Young V&A has the perfect space for every occasion.