Charter Hall Colchester

Cowdray Avenue, England, CO1 1YH, United Kingdom


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Charter Hall Colchester Weddings

Are you looking for a venue to host your dream wedding? Charter Hall in Colchester may be just what you’re after. With its spacious, modern interiors, the hall caters for large wedding receptions of up to 700 seated guests. 

Charter Hall also offers you the flexibility to create smaller gatherings or divide the space into two rooms for an intimate celebration with your closest family and friends. It is fully licensed, so you can host your ceremony and reception here and use its stage, dancefloor and audiovisual equipment for truly lavish affairs! So if you’re looking for a quality venue that lets you personalise your wedding, then look no further than Charter Hall Essex.

The Scene at Charter Hall Colchester, Essex

Nestled in the heart of Colchester, Charter Hall offers a truly unique and versatile setting for your special day. Whether your dream wedding includes elaborate decorations or something simpler and more subtle, Charter Hall is sure to bring your vision to life. Its fully flexible layout means you can create a beautiful venue exactly as you imagined — from intimate spaces to grand celebrations for up to 700 guests. Plus, the venue has a stage, dancefloor, and sophisticated audiovisual equipment.

Charter Hall Colchester Wedding Ceremonies

Charter Hall in Colchester is the ideal setting for couples looking to have a memorable wedding ceremony. The venue prides itself on being one of the country’s largest and most versatile venues, with modern and spacious interiors that provide plenty of space for your special day. 

Charter Hall is also fully licensed – meaning you can say ‘I do’ right here too! With religious ceremonies accommodated, couples can enjoy complete peace of mind knowing that their big day will be everything they dreamed it would be.

Charter Hall Colchester Wedding Receptions

If your dream wedding includes a magical evening reception, Charter Hall in Colchester is the perfect venue to make it come alive. This magnificent venue has everything covered, from on-site parking with spaces for 400 vehicles to its staging and sound and light equipment. 

The two main rooms can also be combined to give you seating for up to 700 of your closest family and friends or segmented into smaller sections for you to tailor the experience exactly how you’d like. With this flexibility and the ability to design your dream wedding down to a T, Charter Hall is an ideal choice for an unforgettable evening celebration.

Wedding Photography at Charter Hall Colchester, Essex

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Charter Hall Colchester are:

  • Venture into Colchester town for historic backdrops
  • Grab some pictures in Castle Park, just outside Charter Hall
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sitting Up to 700 Sitting
standing Up to 1200 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 450

Spaces At This Venue

  • Dining Area At Charter Hall Colchester Wedding

    The Hall

    From live music to sporting events to conferences and exhibitions, the hall is a multipurpose venue accommodating all types of events. Charter Hall offers a whole world of potential with two main rooms that can be combined to offer seating for up to 700 people.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Hollytrees Museum
  • Colchester Zoo
  • Highwoods Country Park

Nearby hotels:

  • Best Western The Rose and Crown Hotel
  • GreyFriars Hotel & Restaurant
  • Wivenhoe House Hotel

Frequently Asked Questions

Charter Hall is a dry hire venue in Colchester, with hire fee costs starting from  £6,500.

The two main rooms in Charter Hall can be combined to provide seating for up to 700 guests — with the option to separate them into smaller groups.

Until midnight, with the option to extend for an added cost.

Every wedding at Charter Hall looks different due to the flexibility of the venue. It is the perfect space for large multicultural weddings with plenty of guests and entertainment. There’s even the option for stage and dressing rooms if you like!

Yes, there are plenty of hotels in Colchester, just a short walk from Charter Hall. Here are a few options: 

  • Premier Inn Colchester Town Centre
  • The George Hotel
  • Greyfriars Hotel and Restaurant

Yes, there are 450 car parking spaces on-site at the venue.

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