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Reply to Licensing Team
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Licensing Team
Community Safety & Environment
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London SE18 6HQ
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Application for the Grant or Renewal as an
Approved Premises for the solemnization of
marriages and the registration of civil
partners; under the Marriage Act 1949 (as
amended by the Marriage (Same Sex Couples)
Act 2013); Civil Partnerships Act 2004, and
The Marriages and Civil Partnerships
(Approved Premises) Regulations.
FOR OFFICE
USE ONLY
Date Received:
App Ref No:
Fee:
Receipt:
A
I apply for the premises identified in Question 2 overleaf to be approved for regular use by the
public as a venue for (please tick):
Non-Religious Premises: The solemnization of marriages in pursuance of section 26(1)(bb)
of the Marriage 1949 Act (as amended by the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013); and as
a place at which two people may register as civil partners of each other in pursuance of section
6(3A)(a) of the Civil Partnerships 2004 Act.
Religious Premises only: As a place at which two people may register as civil partners of
each other in pursuance of section 6(3A)(a) of the Civil Partnerships 2004 Act.
B
I enclose (please tick):
Two copies of a plan of the premises showing the room(s) in which it is intended that
marriages will take place;
A copy of the premisesmost up to date Electrical Installation Inspection Certificate or Periodic
Inspection Report, as prescribed by the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989;
A copy of the premisesFire Risk Assessment prepared under The Regulatory Reform (Fire
Safety) Order 2005 (“RRFSO”).
C
I understand that:
The premises will be inspected for suitability before approval is granted and, if the
application is successful, may subsequently be subject to re-inspection;
The Royal Borough will advertise the application on the Royal Greenwich website.
The period of consultation runs for 21 days from the date that the website notice of the
application is published;
Approval, if granted, will be for a period of three years, subject to revocation; and
The premises must satisfy the local authority on fire precautions and health and safety
provisions.
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DECLARATION
In making this application, I declare that:
I have read and understood the information contained in this form and annexes A and B attached;
If the approval is granted I will comply with the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s standard conditions
contained in annexes A and B and any specific conditions that the Royal Borough of Greenwich may
apply on granting the approval;
The premises will be regularly available for public use as a venue for civil marriage (as appropriate),
and civil partnership venue;
The information provided in this form is, to the best of my knowledge, truthful and accurate.
Signature of Applicant ....................................................................................................................................................
Applicant’s Name ............................................................................................................................................................
Date of Application .........................................................................................................................................................
NOW PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS (1-10) BELOW:
1. Full names, private address and
telephone number of applicant. (If
the application is made by a limited
company, please give the address of
the registered office and, where
different, the main trading address
of the company).
Name
Address
Tel.
Email address:
2. Name, postal address and
telephone number of the premises
which are the subject of this
application.
Name
Address
Tel.
Email address:
3. Name, address, telephone number,
email address and occupation of
person who will be responsible for
compliance with the conditions
attached to the approval, if granted.
Please note that the person
responsible for complying with the
conditions attached to the approval
may differ from the ‘Responsible
Person’ referred to in Note 5, below.
Name
Address
Tel.
Email address:
Occupation:
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4. Which room(s) in the premises
is/are proposed to be used for the
conduct of civil marriage / civil
partnership ceremonies?
5. State the maximum number of
persons that this/these room(s)
can accommodate. State the
technical standard (means of
escape in the event of fire)
used to determine this number.
(This number should be evident in
your ‘Fire Risk Assessment, prepared
under The Regulatory Reform (Fire
Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO).
Please state the name of the
‘Responsible Person’ as defined in
Article 3 of the same order.
Maximum Capacity of Room(s):
Name:
(“Responsible Person” under RRFSO)
6. Please identify an additional room
the registrar may use to interview
the couple to be married / the
couple wishing to form a civil
partnership.
7. Please describe the nature of the
premises at question 2 (e.g., hotel,
stately home, civic accommodation)
and the primary and other uses to
which it is usually put.
8. Do you have complete control
over any corridor(s) next to the
room(s)? If only partial control,
please state what use is made of
the corridor.
9. Have you complete control over
any external areas (e.g., courtyards,
passageway) on which the premises
abut? If only partial control, please
state what other use is made of
these abutting areas.
10. Has the premises or proposed
room(s) any recent or continuing
connection with any religion or
religious activity? If so, please
provide details.
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