Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

From 1 September 2014, local authorities in Scotland will no longer require to administer the scheme of period and temporary venue approval for the purpose of undertaking civil marriages out with council premises.

Ayr Town Hall

New Bridge Street,
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Dating back to 1827 and built to the plans of Thomas Hamilton of Edinburgh, the building incorporates a magnificent 225ft steeple, which still dominates the town’s skyline today.

Ceremonies take place in The Royal Burgh Suite on the upper floor with entrance from New Bridge Street by way of the foyer and grand staircase.

The entrance corridor to the suite contains pictures of the Provosts of Ayr and monumental portraits of local dignitaries whilst the room itself contains items of local interest.

The larger room can accommodate the main party and up to 36 guests. The smaller room is available for small wedding without guests attending.

Both rooms have access for the disabled and lift facilities from the ground floor.

Ayr Registration Office is located on the corner of High Street and New Bridge Street within Ayr Town Hall Building.

Ceremonies take place in Ayr Town Hall on weekdays and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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