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Addington Palace

Croydon, Surrey View map Visit website
Rating 4.7 out of 5
60 reviews
Starting at £6,000
Up to 150 Guests

About

Nestled within 163 acres of exquisite pastoral beauty, Addington Palace is a historic wedding venue in the depths of Croydon, Surrey. This beautiful location is just twelve miles from central London and holds strong ties to royal history, including Henry VIII's courtship of Anne Boleyn. Today, the illustrious Georgian mansion offers to-be-weds exclusive use of ten versatile spaces and a sprawling estate to host their dream stately affair. From the landscaped gardens to the grand staircase, this idyllic setting is a splendid backdrop for the tender beginnings of a once-in-a-lifetime happily ever after.

Facilities and Capacity

Addington Palace specializes in abundance and tangible opulence. Every hire includes exclusive access to the entirety of this breathtaking estate with absolute flexibility for outside vendors. Couples have a choice of two licensed rooms for their ceremony, including the bright and airy interiors of the Winter Garden chapel. Forming the heart of the palace, the Great Hall is a fitting space for couples to exchange their vows amongst walnut panelling and French chandeliers. The hall can also be transformed into a lovely banqueting area for 150, ideal for wedding breakfasts and three-course meals.

The estate offers an indulgent array of relaxing settings as guests await the evening's festivities, including the surrounding parklands and the Morning Room. The landscaped garden also features a delightful terrace area which is ideal for toasts of bubbly and canapes on warmer days. Crowned with an intricately designed dome, the Georgian staircase is perfect for wedding portraits and grand entrances. At night the high ceilings of the great hall will enhance the acoustics of any evening entertainment. Meanwhile, the ancillary rooms offer ample opportunity for photo booths, games, and private bars. After the celebrations have ended, up to 36 guests can retreat to the luxurious cottages only a short stroll from the main house.

Services Offered

Addington Palace is proud to offer couples exclusive and flexible use of their magnificent grade II listed property. From caterers to elite floral designers and wedding coordinators, there are no limitations for to-be-weds to craft an entirely bespoke event. Venue hire includes:

  • Two select get-ready rooms
  • Corkage option with no charge
  • Facilities for private catering
  • Alcohol license
  • On-site cloakrooms
  • Entertainment license
  • Live band and DJ facilities
  • Permit for outdoor fireworks

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Castle
Stately Home
Historic
Landmark
Marquees and Tents
Civil Ceremony Licence
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Allows fire ceremony
Changing Room for Guests
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Recommended by 93% of couples
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    Mruna D. Married on 28/06/2020
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    Avoid at all costs. Zero stars

    Terrible venue, scheduled a wedding originally in 28th June 2020, they really were reluctant to reschedule during the pandemic. Never offered a refund. Forced us 3 months before the original date to pay in full despite being in the middle of the pandemic and threatening to cancel the date if we didn't pay up. When they eventually offered a rescheduled date for 28th May 2021 after numerous phones calls and email exchanges. Middle of March 2021 they send a liquidation letter to all 70 odd couples and effectively have kept the money. So now have had two dates cancelled and lost out on a lot of money. I'd heavily advise against booking anything at this venue.

    The whole setup is dodgy as they ask you to pay a ltd company (Historic Houses Ltd) that took all the payments but the lease with Croydon Council is held with another company. The owner Denisa Power liquidated Historic Houses Ltd and is the owner of the new management company that holds events at Addington Palace.

    The staff is unchanged and when you call to query why your event is cancelled they just tell you nothing can be done as previous company is liquidated.

    I as well as the other couples will be advertising to our friends and family about this venue.

    If you book here then assume your money is lost. They have even been featured in the metro

    Google "Metro Addington Palace" first thing that pops up from 24/04/21

    The whole setup stinks of unprofessional behaviour and if you see positive reviews from other reviewers recently then they are clearly bought or biased or have skin in the game so avoid them too.

    If this review gets removed I will be adding this back on.
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    M Pala Married on 04/04/2021
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    Declared bankruptcy and never refunded new wedding couples thousands pounds. But have re-emerged to host weddings again.

    BEWARE of Directors running a corrupt business through wedding hire venue at Addington Palace!

    Addington Palace is tantamount to a corrupt scam as a wedding or events venue business. The events company that is posing as the building owner, does not actually own the building as it is leased from Croydon council. Yet they are knowingly misleading in their communications to appear more legitimate as couples invest thousands of pounds into the venue. Addington Palace demanded payments by threatening our deposit despite government regulations during COVID-19 causing huge doubt on whether any event could take place. Addington Palace have shown no kindness or sympathy and have now taken over £750,000 of multiple couples' savings, declared bankruptcy and have re-emerged without refunding any money to their clients. They are now operating as a venue business again through a legal loophole, discarding their previous mounting debts despite ongoing legal challenges.

    PLEASE READ A RECENT METRO ARTICLE EXPOSING THE VENUE'S DEALINGS BEFORE PROCEEDING!
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    Aroy R. Married on 01/11/2020
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    Avoid at all costs- fraudsters

    Stolen over £700k from couples who had to postpone wedding due to lockdown.
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    Siji N. Married on 20/06/2020
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    The worst supplier ever

    DO. NOT. GET. MARRIED. HERE.
    This was by far, one of the worst places I've ever booked and I will regret for the rest of my life. They are incompetent. They will exploit you for every penny that you have. They will try to charge you more. They are unprofessional. There's an awful legal representative that had been vile to us. Don't waste your time or money here. Trust me. They made this wedding experience so horrific for us just because we were unlucky with our wedding during lockdown.
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    Nitesh Married on 01/04/2018
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    Marque is good for any type of event!

    The entrance of the manor is very pretty.... Marque is good for any type of event.
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    Alice Married on 01/12/2017
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    We recently had our Christmas Wedding at Addington Palace and the whole day was magical. Hannah from the Palace was a star and helped us every step of the way. She was there to help on the days running up to the wedding and did everything with a big smile on her face.
    The palace itself was a beautiful location and made all the more special by them being so flexible with our decorations, including Christmas trees dotted all around.
    All our guests loved the day and loved the palace, it was well worth the cost - after all, you only do it once.
    I would definitely recommend Addington Palace as a wedding venue and cannot speak more highly of the staff that work there.
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    Datsun Married on 05/10/2017
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    A beautiful wedding and party venue!

    A beautiful wedding and party venue.
    Ample parking on site and can accommodate UpTo 500 guests.
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    Arman Married on 15/09/2017
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    Very lovely service and very lovely people

    Very lovely service and very lovely people. I would go there again in a heartbeat. Just fantastic.
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    Chris Married on 10/08/2017
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    Had our fairlytale wedding on 10th August 2017

    Google Review: Had our fairlytale wedding on 10th August 2017 in the main building. Everything went extremely well all the staff worked hard behind the scenes to ensure everything ran smoothly and was a memorable day for all who attended. Special thanks to Hannah our event coordinator who led us through the whole process and nothing was too much trouble.
    The building and grounds were grand and at times the whole event seemed surreal. =)
    I can heartily recommend Addington Palace as a fantastic wedding venue.
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    Opilus Married on 01/08/2017
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    Lovely setting, staff where great and nice grounds

    Attended a friend's Hindu wedding reception. Lovely setting, staff where great and nice grounds. Very enjoyable!
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    Biman Married on 09/04/2017
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    We couldnt have chosen a more beautiful venue and

    Google Review: We had our Hindu wedding, civil ceremony and reception at Addington Palace and it was such a beautiful event! The venue is amazing to say the least, but all it's staff are very welcoming and helpful and make planning your event as easy as possible. We couldn't have chosen a more beautiful venue and a more lovely events team! Thanks Hannah, Kate and Craig!!
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    Biman Married on 08/04/2017
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    We couldnt have chosen a more beautiful venue

    We had our Hindu wedding, civil ceremony and reception at Addington Palace and it was such a beautiful event! The venue is amazing to say the least, but all it's staff are very welcoming and helpful and make planning your event as easy as possible. We couldn't have chosen a more beautiful venue and a more lovely events team! Thanks Hannah, Kate and Craig!!
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    My Perfect Day 24th May 2015

    I had my wedding at Addington Palace last month. It went so smoothly thanks to the great support from Craig and his amazing staff.
    I got so many photos taken on the day both inside the venue and outside near the fountain.
    I picked the Gold menu and the food was pretty pleasant. Very prompt and polite service from the waiting staff on the day.
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    Athir
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    Five Star

    We had our wedding at Addington Palace at the beginning of the month and have to say it was truly amazing.

    Craig and his team were fantastic not just on the day but in the months leading up to the wedding. Their experience helped us plan for the wedding and they came up with many points we had not even considered. The staff were so professional and helpful on the day and our suppliers tell us they had an easy time making sure decorations and placements were all exactly as we wanted.

    The venue is stunning and all our guests fell in love with it. Because it is grand inside with the furniture, chandeliers, silk gold wallpaper etc, you only really need to decorate the main hall and the ceremony room and even then you only really need flowers.

    The food was fantastic and huge portions to everyone's delight. Seriously, hats off to the caterers, really delicious food.

    There are certain rules around health and safety which means you cannot have everything you want (like real lit candles, confetti indoors) but this is expected in a venue like this so please discuss with the team there early on what you can and cannot have to ensure you are not disappointed..

    A note of caution, it is not the cheapest venue to have a wedding, however, having, looked at other similar venues where you get full exclusive use, it is very comparable cost-wise. The key thing for us was exclusive use of the whole building which Addington Palace is ideal for.

    Thank you all for helping make our wedding day so special.
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    Thank You!

    Hello Craig,

    Bev and I want to say a big thank you to you and all the staff that made our wedding day a huge success

    Kind regards
    Drew

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