The Gate house is an impressive Victorian building. It's prominent front doors have been used in films and TV such as 'Porridge'. 


  • Unlimited parking at weekends but limited designated permit parking during the week for customers. (Allow time before your appointment to collect a permit from the office)
  • There's a public car park only a short walk away
  • Your photographer/videographer can be present during the ceremony
  • Disabled access ground floor only
  • St Albans is a Victorian building with very steep stairs to the first floor. If you have any concerns about being able to get upstairs please telephone 0300 123 4045 before making an appointment
  • Toilet facilities
  • We can accommodate live music for your ceremony at this venue.


The Verulam Room

  • Seats up to 60 guests (not including the couple and photographer)
  • Air conditioning
  • Large gardens and canon
  • A CD player and MP3 player.


Contact Details

Call 0300 123 4045 or email us for more information.

St Albans Register Office

The Gatehouse
1 Victoria Square
St Albans

Map and directions

Opening times and parking information