Find a licensed venue
Tower Hamlets is a rich and diverse borough, full of variety, 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.
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 the full info on their websites.
Once you find a venue you like, find out if they have a someone who can officiate; if not, you'll need to get in touch with us to check that we have registrars available on your chosen date.
Arts Pavilion, Mile End Park
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.
Housed within a converted Victorian warehouse, Boundary London is a unique, stylish and contemporary wedding venue that encompasses the spirit of East London. Boundary Rooftop’s all-weather Glass Orangery is the perfect setting for intimate ceremonies and receptions set against the backdrop of the urban city scape.
Alternatively, if your hearts are set on a spectacular affair, then walk down the aisle in Boundary’s Wilder Restaurant downstairs. Boundary London also boats 17 rooms for overnight accommodation and can host seated meals and/or standing receptions alone year-round.
Canary Riverside Plaza
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.
The 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
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 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 East Wintergarden is a weekend only venue with rooms ranging from 40-500 capacity, and is fully accessible.
Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park
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.
Leonardo Royal Hotel, Tower Bridge
One of the most energy-efficient hotels in London, the Leonardo Tower Bridge Hotel has been designed using the best green building materials and systems currently available. It also boasts spectacular views over London's Tower Bridge.
Capacity ranging from 60-340 and provides full access information.
Hilton London Canary Wharf
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.
Holiday Inn Whitechapel
Located in the heart of the East End, Holiday Inn Whitechapel promises to be flexible for all cultures and provides a personal wedding coordinator. Plus, guests will have the option of somewhere to stay overnight without having to travel.
This venue can accommodate a maximum of 72 guests, banquet style and is fully accessible.
London Marriott West India Quay
Enjoy the grandeur of the Ballroom at this truly east London venue, set amongst the picturesque Quay and boasting panoramic views of Canary Wharf and fresh fish from Billingsgate Market.
The Marriot at West India Quay has rooms for a variety of party sizes, up to 180 guests for dinner or 290 standing.
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.
Plateau is available for exclusive hire for wedding receptions and ceremonies during the week and on weekends. Our whole venue provides an ideal location for drinks reception for up to 600 Guests and our Restaurant offers an elegant backdrop for a dinner for up to 250 guests. It is your special day, and we cannot but being thrilled that you are considering Plateau as hosting venue.
Plateau has a wedding license and the bar and grill area can be used for the ceremony where we can organise up until 75 seating spaces. For smaller ceremonies our restaurant terrace would also work perfectly with 30 seating spaces.
Queen Mary University of London
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 Wharf
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.
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.
Set on a traditional cobbled street in East London, close to the river, our venue epitomises the timeless charm of Warehouse chic. Steeped in heritage, the space features polished concrete floors, industrial lighting and exposed brickwork, pipes and pillars.
It’s a dramatic and versatile space, comprised of three studios. Flooded with natural light, the elegant White Studio makes the perfect reception room. The Warehouse provides an unforgettable setting for dining and speeches. Our striking Black Studio has a custom made Funktion One sound system and is the perfect atmospheric late-night party space.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.