Gorgeous Venue for Weddings

Going to the chapel and we’re going to get married

There can be few more amazing venues to hold your non-religious wedding or civil partnership than the Fitzrovia Chapel. Centrally located in the heart of the city of London, yet intimate and unique in flavour, the Grade II*-listed chapel exudes grace, beauty, history and Gothic charm. When you take a look through our pictures or come for a viewing, you’ll discover that the chapel is truly the kind of place where memories are made.

An Unusual London Wedding Venue

Take a look at the wedding photos on this page and you’ll see that the chapel is a different kind of place to get married. Many of our couples have been searching for a venue that’s like no other. We offer a building so steeped in beautiful design and history that you almost don’t need to dress it up fo the day — but of course you can.

There’s a certain style and exclusivity that comes with the chapel and, blended with your own ideas and wishes, this makes it a fabulous location for your special day.

Photo courtesy of Marianne Chua Photography

A legal or non-legal ceremony?

We are a registered venue for civil wedding ceremonies. This means that you can be legally married at the chapel if your ceremony is officiated by registrars from the London Borough of Westminster. This is a civil ceremony. You book the registrars on Westminster’s Day to Remember website. Please ensure you reserve your date on our own calendar, confirm our hire charge and ask us all your questions before you do that. Our venue hire charge is separate to Westminster’s fee.

However, you may wish to do something slightly different, outside of the legal (and religious) restrictions. You may like to make your vows in the presence of a humanist minister or a celebrant, for example. This can be a truly beautiful occasion. Some couples take care of the legal part at Westminster Registry Office but have a day to remember at the chapel as well.

Your Wedding at the Chapel

Most of our couples choose to have an intimate ceremony with drinks afterwards. We would be delighted to work with you to create a bespoke wedding ceremony at our unique location.


When you’re deciding on something as important as your wedding venue, there will be questions to ask each place. From our experience, here are 10 questions that should be high on your list and ones you should ask us! We’ve added short replies to begin that conversation:

  1. How many guests does the venue hold? The chapel can seat 78 guests. 
  2. Will the ceremony be legal? Yes, if you choose a civil ceremony held by Westminster registrars. 
  3. What does a secular wedding mean? It means there are no religious parts to the ceremony. 
  4. What does the venue hire fee include? Chairs, glassware, LED candles, organ and the exclusive use of the chapel are included. The registrar’s fee isn’t part of our venue hire charge. 
  5. What drinks could I have after my ceremony? We allow only Champagne, white wine, Prosecco, water and sparkling elderflower. 
  6. Do you have any suggestions regarding live music, caterers, decorations or flowers? Yes, but do look through our Instagram @fitzroviachapel. 
  7. Does the organ work? Yes, our little electric organ is included in the hire fee. It sounds fantastic. You’ll need to hire an organist as well.
  8. How much time do we need for a wedding ceremony? We offer a minimum hire time of two hours. 
  9. What are the restrictions regarding decorations? We’re a Grade II* listed building so we have a list of considerations we’ll share with you. 
  10. Can we have confetti? We’re sorry but confetti (or rice or pasta, for example)  isn’t allowed either inside or outside the chapel. You also can’t throw it on the streets outside the square. 

Here’s a copy of our  wedding brochure to look through and be inspired. It also answers some of those questions: Fitzrovia Chapel Wedding Brochure

A Glimpse of Weddings at the Chapel

A Few Words About Our Weddings

“I could not have wished to have got married in a more beautiful chapel.”


“The Fitzrovia Chapel might be one of the best non-religious secrets of central London.”


“It is six months since we said ‘I do’ in the incredible Fitzrovia Chapel. It’s in exactly the location of where our paths first crossed and it will be forever one of my favourite places in London.”


“As soon as my husband and I first walked into the Fitzrovia Chapel we fell in love with it. Finding a wedding venue can be challenging — everyone is competing with each other to do roughly the same thing. We felt so lucky to find the chapel and book it for our winter wedding. The chapel is so different from everything else around. It is simply stunning.”


Talk to us About Your Wedding

If you’d like to discuss how we can help create your perfect day in the stunningly beautiful and glorious historical space of the chapel, please contact our Weddings Team, Freya and Marion, by using this form. Alternatively, you can book an appointment to visit us, arrange a no-obligation Zoom meeting with her or arrange a callback.

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