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.
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.
This converted Victorian dining room provides an original and charming wedding reception venue. Choose from a selection of unique menus devised by David Cambridge and let us create an intimate and personal experience for you and your guests.
The Dispensary can accommodate parties of up to 60.
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.
The Grange, Tower Bridge
One of the most energy-efficient hotels in London, the Grange 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.
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.
Boasting a 2,000sqft gallery, mezzanine floor and large function room and beautiful outdoor river terrace overlooking the stadium, Stour Space is an unequalled location in the heart of the Olympic borough. Plus, all profits go back into the running of this social arts enterprise.
Capacity at this venue is 150 for dinner and dance and it is wheelchair accessible.
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.
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.