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Set in the heart of historic Rochester, and steeped in 18th century history, The Rochester Corn Exchange is a luxury venue that offers a romantic and exclusive setting that will make your wedding day extra special.

The Rochester Corn Exchange is available for intimate wedding celebrations as well as private exclusive hire of the whole venue.

Have your wedding ceremony in either the Queens Hall, with its stunning architectural features such as high decorative ceilings, incredible chandeliers and ornate plasterwork or the Princes Hall for an intimate ceremony full of historic charm.

With opulent surroundings and historic architecture, The Rochester Corn Exchange provides the perfect setting for your special day.

Corn Exchange Ceiling

The Queens Hall

The Queens Hall is a fabulous room that certainly has the wow factor. Its impressive windows flood the room with natural light throughout the day. By evening, its spectacular chandeliers will make sure your first dance takes the spotlight.

The stunning architecture featuring spectacular ornate high ceilings and carved period columns provide a fabulous backdrop to any wedding breakfast or evening celebration.

It is a grand space which we can configure for both large and intimate weddings.

There is plenty of space for a dance floor and evening entertainment, including audio set-up.

Number of guests

  • Ceremony: Invite up to 300 guests to your ceremony at the Queens Hall
  • Sit-down meal with no dance floor: Invite up to 300 guests
  • Sit-down meal with a dance floor: Invite up to 250 guests
  • No sit-down meal: Invite up to 300 guests

The Princes Hall

The Princes Hall is an attractive room full of historic charm. It can accommodate up to 80 people for the ceremony making it an ideal space to make your wedding vows.

It can also function as a welcome area perfect for pre-wedding drinks and canopies.

Throughout your day you can use it as creche or children’s dining area, a cloakroom, or a space for guests to relax away from the main celebrations in the Queens Hall.

It leads out on to the grand staircase and Queens Hall giving you plenty of opportunity to capture elegant wedding photos.

The Princes Hall.

The bar and lounge.

Bar and lounge

We offer a staffed bar serving a well-stocked variety of beer, wine, spirits, alcohol free and soft drinks.

We have furnished our bar and lounge area with cosy sofas, armchairs, and occasional tables. This makes it a great spot for your guests to socialise or find a quiet space to relax in the evening.

Speak to our team of experienced event executives to discuss your requirements.


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