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Located in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Websters Ropery is a stunning historical wedding venue. This stunning exposed brick building is steeped in history, dating back to the late 18th century. It was originally built as a ropery, making and supplying rope for the empire. The property has been lovingly and carefully restored, keeping the original beams, stonework and brass handrails, preserving the building's vintage charm. Set on the bank of the River Wear, it is the perfect location for your nuptials.

Facilities and Capacity

The large outdoor garden, with meandering cobbled paths and exceptional views over the river offers idyllic photo opportunities. Begin your day with an elegant wedding breakfast hosted in the Banqueting Suite. With a capacity to host up to 100 guests, the space will comfortably accommodate your nearest and dearest. The crystal chandeliers twinkle in the morning sun, creating a fantastical ambience and setting the mood for the day. The Queen Suite is licensed to host civil ceremonies and can host 120 seated guests. This space can also be transformed into a reception party, accommodating up to 140 guests. The red carpet and Chiavari chairs give the room an old Hollywood feel. There is plenty of space for a dance floor and private bar facilities.

Services Offered

There are a number of wedding packages available to suit all budgets and requirements. The staff are also on hand throughout the planning process. They can give you a recommendation of preferred suppliers, and ensure that your day runs without a hitch. Tie the knot at Websters Ropery.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the city
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
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Websters Bank, Deptford Terrace SR4 6DJ Sunderland (Tyne & Wear)
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