Arkwright Rooms

(13 reviews) 13 5
Burton Street Nottingham Nottinghamshire NG1 4BU
Arkwright Building 0
Arkwright Gallery  1
Arkwright Entrance  2
Old Museum - Evening Reception  3
Central Court  4
Old Chemistry Theatre - Wedding Breakfast  5
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About Arkwright Rooms

Burton Street, Nottingham
Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU

The day you dreamed about in a setting that's more than you imagined,  

Celebrate your wedding at our beautiful and unique venue, nestled in the heart of Nottingham. Marrying the old with the new, our magnificently restored Grade II listed 19th Century building provides the ideal setting for weddings, partnerships and receptions.

Licensed to perform civil ceremonies, we can host intimate celebrations or larger weddings for up to 200 guests. Our team are here to guide you through all of your wedding arrangements and plan every detail with you. Arkwright rooms have everything you need to ensure you have the most wonderful day. Blending stunning Victorian features with a fresh, contemporary feel within the Newton building connected, our beautiful rooms and picturesque courtyard can host a small, intimate gathering or much larger celebrations, with plentiful photo opportunities. Right in the heart of the Nottingham, the venue is a perfect setting for a wedding which offers a city centre location with the history and culture to give you a unique perspective for the begning of your story. The venue is unique in Nottingham city centre as it offers an easily accessible, modern location whilst offering a historical, unique venue. We offer three impressive rooms that have been meticulously refurbished, retaining period features - including floor-to-ceiling windows, parquet floors and ornate architectural touches - each rooms has a clean modern feel and can be dressed to reflect the wedding theme. 

We have a passion for food and our experienced chefs are dedicated to creating an exquisite dining experience for you and your guests. Instead of offering packages we have a selection of different options that you can choose from to have a flexible, more personal approach to your wedding.

Your wedding will be one of the happiest, most exhilarating days of your life and making that day a reality begins right now...

• Stunning Grade II listed venue in the heart of Nottingham city centre, licensed to perform civil ceremonies • Choice of rooms featuring Victorian architecture and modern, airy spaces with a more contemporary feel • Impressive Victorian entrance and beautiful outdoor courtyard perfect for photographs and drinks receptions • Up to 200 guests for your wedding ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception • Impressive menus and options offering you flexibility with your own dedicated wedding coordinator • City Centre location, blending a modern contemporary feel with historical, Victorian features

Facilities at Arkwright Rooms

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the City
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

Arkwright Rooms Location

Arkwright Rooms, Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU

Burton Street Nottingham Nottinghamshire NG1 4BU
0115 848 8000
13 5

Arkwright Rooms Reviews (13)

Thank you so much!
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By Simon and Alice, on 17 Jan 2018Date of Wedding - 05 Aug 2017

Thank you so much for your help with our wedding at the Arkwright Rooms on Saturday 5th August. We both had such an amazing day, although it went so fast. Thank you so much for enshuring that the day ran so smoothly and for helping us to acheive our perfect day. We had so many comments from our guests on how lovely the venue was and how great the food and staff were. Thank you Charlotte for all your help. Simon and Alice

'Honestly can't recommend it enough'
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By Rachel and Ben, on 18 Jan 2018Date of Wedding - 01 Apr 2017

We had an amazing reception at the Arkwright rooms! We honestly can't recommend it enough. Nicky our coordinator was fabulous, so kind, helpful and accommodating. The food was super yummy, well presented and served. We used the three stunning rooms for our pre-drinks, wedding breakfast and evening do. It didn't take much to make it look gorgeous as it's so impressive looking. Our photos look super too infront of the impressive frontage.

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By Sarah Birkin, on 11 Aug 2015

We had the most beautiful wedding day here, the staff were amazing, the venue was stunning and the food was to die for! Emma our wedding co-ordinator was fab and was there to help us with anything we needed, thank you again and keep up the good work xx

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By Gemma and Adam Gregg, on 11 Aug 2015

Absolutely incredible venue - staff couldn't have done a better job! Absolute perfection x Thank you all so much for the greatest day of our lives! Emma and James Birtles were beyond amazing making sure everything was perfect! Myself and Gemma couldn't be more grateful! This is definitely the unsung hero of Nottingham wedding venues and we are so glad we found it!

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By Hannah Bickerstaffe, on 11 Aug 2015

We had our reception here- absolutely stunning setting and Emma, our organiser was fab. All if our guests really enjoyed the reception. I'm so glad we booked here!

Absolutely Perfect
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By Liz, on 28 May 2014

Thank you so much to you and all the staff at the Conference Centre. Our wedding celebration on Saturday was absolutely perfect and everyone remarked on the beauty of the venue and the excellent service. Even the security guard on the door at Goldsmiths Street entrance was very helpful in watching out for taxis for us! The food was delicious and of a high quality. The chocolate dessert was definitely a winner!! All in all we were very impressed with everything and everyone and would like you to pass on our appreciation to all staff involved. Katie and Innes had a wonderful day and everything just went exactly to plan.

Dream Wedding
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By Tiffany and Jordan, on 28 May 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you ever so much for helping achieve our dream wedding day on Saturday. You were there from the beginning and dealt with all our...well 'my' crazy demands and how OCD I can get! Please can you give our thanks to all your catering staff and those that helped change around the ceremony room into the wedding breakfast, and make it look incredible and what I always envisioned! Also, please give our thanks to those behind the bar and who were there during the evening reception and dealing with our crazy family and friends! We honestly had the best day of our entire lives and you guys made all that possible. We have had nothing but compliments for the venue, service and all the food that you offered. It truely was a day to remember for the rest of our lives and so many people have said that it was the best wedding that we have ever been too!

Thank you for making our day perfect
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By Victoria and Stephen, on 13 Sep 2012

I still find it hard to believe that so few people know about this amazing venue - so many of our guests were outstanded by it and we have received so many positive comments about the venue and the food! The value for money is outstanding compared to other venues and I truly feel we got so much more than we paid for...I would have no hesitation recommending this to other brides and grooms.

Thanks for making our wedding day so special
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By Gill and Al, on 22 Jun 2012

The day was absolutely perfect, just the right mix that we wanted – fun, stylish and relaxed. The catering team were fantastic and we’ve heard nothing but praise of the food – especially the fab range of vegetarian food at the barbecue. Our special dietary people were particularly impressed that you made them special meals rather than just leaving out the bits they couldn’t eat, it made them feel extra special. We’ve had quite a few friends say that it’s the best wedding they have ever been to (and I don’t think they were just being polite!).

A hidden Gem!
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By Kerri and Chris, on 29 May 2012

Such a beautiful location (with great indoor and outdoor space) and such a great team of helpful people. Our wedding day was perfect in every way. Thank you to everyone at the Nottingham Conference Centre!

Great venue!
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By Megan and Joe, on 03 May 2012

Thank you so so much for all your hard work on the day, you and the rest of the team were fantastic and we really appreciated all your efforts into making the day so special. So many people commented on what a great venue it was so I'm sure there will be a few more bookings coming your way!

Wonderful attention to detail!
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By Judith and Roger, on 03 Feb 2012

Thank you so much for making our Wedding day on Saturday 7th January, run so beautifully and smoothly and making it so special for us and our families. Roger and I had a wonderful day and so did our guests, who all commented on the fantastic venue. When I walked down the aisle the ‘Old Chemistry Theatre’ looked lovely; it was then transformed very efficiently for our Wedding Breakfast and ‘WOW’, it looked stunning. You then prepared the ‘Old Library’ for our evening reception, and again, it was superb. One guests comments “The best wedding I have been to”. We highly recommend The Nottingham Conference Centre as a magnificent wedding venue.

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