Walkergate House was built circa 1780, this was when Beverley was becoming a fashionable town of elegant houses and imposing public buildings. From 1855 it was the home of William Crosskill 'The Father of Mechanised Farming in East Yorkshire' and founder of the iron works in Mill Lane which, in the 1850s employed around 800 men. There is an example of his iron work in the form of a cast iron street lamp on Butcher Row in Beverley.
At Walkergate House, there are two ceremony rooms, The Courtney Suite and Crosskill Suite. Both are tastefully decorated, have music available, toilets, air conditioning, disabled access and hearing loops. There is limited parking and adjoining gardens for photographs.
Monday to Thursday: £75.00 (£120 for a 1 hour reservation) Friday and Saturday Mornings: £100.00 (£160 for a 1 hour reservation) Sunday: £320.00 for a 1 hour room reservation.
Time allowed for marriages at Walkergate House is a maximum of 30 minutes (60 minutes of Sundays). This is to include the congregation of guests, the pre-marriage interviews with the Registrar, the ceremony and photographs. However, 1 hour oom reservations are available at the additional fee.
Other Fees Giving Notice of Marriage: £30.00 per person (statutory fee) Platinum Service Fee: £150.00 paid in addition to the ceremony fee Statutory fee for Civil Marriage at the Register Office £43.50.
Cheques made payable to ERYC. Electronic payment may be made over the telephone.