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Wedding Terms and Conditions








Please note that you will be required to sign a copy of these terms and conditions and return it, together with your deposit, in order to secure your booking





The appropriate deposit must be returned with the completed booking form within 21 days of the booking being made or immediately if the event is due to take place within 28 days. We regret that we are unable to confirm your booking until the deposit has been received.


Please note that the information contained on the booking form will form the basis of the minimum charge in the event of cancellation.



A non-refundable deposit of 1000.00 is required to secure the booking. This sum will be deducted from the final invoice

Four weeks before the event an additional payment of 1,000 is required

Final numbers are due 14 days before the event. This figure will form the basis of the estimated final invoice. Payment of this invoice is due 10 days before the event

Any additional balance must be paid prior to departure






Time to Event

Charge, including VAT at the prevailing rate

Over 6 months

Initial deposit

6 months to 3 months

50% of the estimated final invoice

3 months to 1 month

75% of the estimated final invoice

Less than 1 month

100% of the estimated final invoice


General Conditions


Please be aware we cannot guarantee that the function rooms will be available to dress the night before your wedding due to other functions taking place.


The hirer is responsible for the behaviour of all guests attending an event and the management of Whalley Abbey reserves the right to make a charge for any loss or damage caused.


If the behaviour of any guests(s) becomes uncontrolled the Duty Manager has the right to terminate the event.


Guests are not allowed to consume alcohol brought into the premises without prior agreement. A corkage charge will apply, the bar is cash only, (please inform your guests)


The bars are cash only


Children must be supervised at all times. The hirer will be charged for any damage, accidental or otherwise, made to Whalley Abbey property.


Please note that Whalley Abbey operates a strict non-smoking policy and a charge of 100 plus VAT will be made to any guest who smokes in the house. This is to cover the costs of specialist cleaning of carpets, curtains, etc.


Neither Blackburn Diocesan Board of Finance Limited nor its staff accept responsibility for loss or damage to any vehicle or property belonging to any person or organisation using Whalley Abbey or its associated buildings.




I agree to the above terms and conditions




Signed:         ­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________




Date:            ­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________





This form, duly signed, must be returned completed with your completed booking form and deposit




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