Weddings at Walthamstow Wetlands

Weddings at Walthamstow Wetlands

Located just 15 minutes from central London, Walthamstow Wetlands is Europe’s largest wetlands, offering a stunning setting for weddings and private events.
 

Built in 1894, the Engine House is the focal point of the 10 reservoirs and provides a unique heritage destination for weddings and civil ceremonies combining its original industrial architectural features with modern amenities.
 

Set within a 221-hectare nature reserve, the Engine House can host spectacular events with stunning views across the reservoirs of Walthamstow Wetlands and the London skyline itself.
 

With a variety of day and evening spaces available, the Wetlands can cater for all your wedding wishes, whether you’re looking for an intimate daytime ceremony with drinks overlooking the reserve or a large wedding with dinner and dancing.

Our dedicated Events team along with our in-house caterer The Larder will guide you through every aspect of the planning process, ensuring an unforgettable day for you and your guests. For more information regarding the hire of Walthamstow Wetlands please contact the events team events@wildlondon.org.uk

Walthamstow Wetlands is an approved venue for marriage and civil partnerships with Waltham Forest Council. For more information about marriage procedures and booking a registrar https://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/service-categories/marriages-and-civil-partnerships

Hire information

Capacity & Specifications

Capacities

The Engine House (Evening hire)

Standing reception         150 guests

Private dining                   130 guests

Ceremony                         70 guests

The Turbine Room/Mezzanine (Daytime hire)

Standing reception         80

Private dining                   50

Ceremony                         70 guests

Hire Times

The Engine House

Monday to Sunday:  7:00pm-midnight (Timings guests present)

Early closure of the Engine House (Guest access from 6:00pm possible on special request)

Day hire

Monday to Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm (The Turbine Room and Mezzanine spaces only)

The Engine House is fully licensed as a restaurant/ bar and for live and recorded music, sound limitations do apply.

The Turbine Room is licensed for marriage ceremonies.

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Staff, Facilities & Access Times

Staff:  Events Manager and security are included in the hire fee. Any additional staff required may be provided at an additional charge.

Catering: Our in-house caterer The Larder will manage all your catering requirements https://larderlondon.co.uk/

Furniture: The venue has chairs for a maximum of 70 guests for a ceremony. Alternative furniture may be hired upon request.

Access Times: For evening hire clients may access the venue to set up from 5:00pm or 2 hours prior to guest arrival, free of charge.

Additional requirements: The hire of additional facilities such as flowers, furniture, sound equipment and lighting may be brought in through our approved suppliers. Please contact the Events teams for more information

Location, Transport & Local Amenities

Location:  The main entrance for private hire is on Ferry Lane/Forest Road, a ten-minute walk from Tottenham Hale and Blackhorse Road stations (Victoria line) and served by buses 123 and 230

Parking: We have a large car park on site which is accessed via the main entrance on Ferry Lane/Forest Road; parking is complimentary for event guests.

Wedding at Walthamstow Wetlands

Get in touch

Our dedicated Events team along with our in-house caterer, The Larder will guide you through every aspect of the planning process, ensuring an unforgettable day for you and your guests. For more information regarding the hire of Walthamstow Wetlands please contact the events team: events@wildlondon.org.uk.

Walthamstow Wetlands is an approved venue for marriage and civil partnerships with Waltham Forest Council. For more information about marriage procedures and booking a registrar visit the Waltham Forest Council website

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