Monmouthshire / Sir Fynwy

Weddings/Civil Partnerships

Getting married or forming your civil partnership in Monmouthshire

The first decision to be made when planning your wedding or civil partnership is where you would like to hold your ceremony. You can choose from:

  • the register office in Usk
  • one of our approved venues
  • or a church or registered building

You may not form a civil partnership in church.

Register Office

The Register Office is situated at Rhadyr, Usk. You may marry or form your civil partnership in the company of up to six guests. It would be the basic legal requirements only.

If you have more than six guests or you wish to personalise the ceremony, we can also offer The Old Parlour at Usk; for the bride and groom and up to thirty guests.

More information is available on:

As of 13 March 2014 the Marriages (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 comes into force, enabling couples of the same sex to marry (as opposed to forming a Civil Partnership) For more information please see

Marriage (same sex couples) Bill

Creating a fairer and more equal society

Stonewall.org.uk the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity

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andrewnp70hf commented on Highways:

I am a regular user of the road from the Corn Exchange in Gilwern to the Usk Bridge crossing at Glangrywny. Over the the years the amount of traffic using this narrow road which is single direction with passing places for part of its length has steadily grown and at times the road is very congested. I now read in the local papers that the planning authority (BBNP) are considering an application to develop housing at the old army camp at Cwrt-y-Gollen in Glangrwyny just over the county boundary in Powys. This is bound to result in an increase in traffic in the event that the development goes ahead which will have implications for the road from the bridge to Gilwern which being in Monmouthshire is a responsibility of MCC Highways Authority. I would be interested to know whether MCC have made any submission to the planning authority in respect of the traffic impact of the development and whether MCC are considering traffic measures to deal with the increasing traffic such as road widening, traffic lights to improve flow, upgrading the bridge. Continue reading 'Highways' >

Peter commented on Street naming and numbering:

Over a period of several years I communicated with you concerning the name on your records of Church Road or Penyglog Road - I live at Grey Squirrels NP18 1JA. The situation was resolved to our mutual satisfaction some time ago and I was assured that all your records would be updated to reflect the agreed name of Church Road - and you sent me a copy of an e-mail to all Council Departments requesting the change be implemented. On looking at your site under My Monmouthshire and selecting to search for places at NP18 1JA I was pleased to note that our address was Church Road. However, the remaining four properties, Cwrt Perrott Cottages, still had Penyglog Road in their addresses. A search on NP18 1HX correctly shows Church Road where relevant. Continue reading 'Street naming and numbering' >