Use of the Mansion House, Pavilion and the grounds on aDRY HIRE use only, chiavari chairs and tables, use of our kitchens, parking for up to 200 cars, duty manager* and security. PLEASE NOTE Any support staff, e.g wedding planners, co-ordinators etc must be provided by the hirer. *The role of the duty manager is to open and close the venue, manage security and the health and safety of all guests at your event.
What is Dry Hire?
Means you are provided with only the venue space (use of the kitchens) tables and chairs without any other facilities such as support staff, entertainment, catering and decoration, etc.
What time can I access the venue?
From 10.00am Early Access available from 7.00am charges apply
Do you supply any staff on event day?
We will supply a duty manager* and security. PLEASE NOTE Any support staff, e.g wedding planners, coordinators etc must be provided by the hirer. We strongly advise hiring the services of a wedding coordinator/planner to help assist you in running and managing your event day.
*The role of the duty manager is to open and close the venue, manage security and the health and safety of all guests at your event.
Do you hold two functions on the same day?
North Mymms Park is yours exclusively for the day.
Do you allow fireworks, candles or naked flames?
Unfortunately not, candles with naked flames are not permitted within the estate except for a Mandap Ceremony where a Havan flame is allowed. (Please note this must be confirmed via prior arrangement). LED flicker candles are permitted.
Is confetti allowed?
Only rose petals are permitted in the gardens. Confetti cannons are strictly prohibited in the venue including outdoor areas.
Do you allow pets?
Only guide, hearing and other assistance dogs are allowed.
Do you allow drones?
Drones can be used providing the pilot has the relevant Public Liability Insurance of minimum £5m and A2 CofC pilot’s licence.
Do you have WIFI?
Yes, we have complementary WIFI available on-site. We encourage our guests to share photos and memories from the event on social media using #northmymmspark for a chance to be featured!
Is smoking permitted?
Smoking is only permitted in the designated areas. Smoking (including e-cigarettes and vapes) are strictly not allowed in any of the buildings.
Does the venue have disabled access?
Yes, a stairlift is available. Ramps are also available. You can ask a member of our team upon arrival.
Civil ceremonies, blessings and most religious ceremonies.
Is the venue licensed to hold Civil Ceremonies?
How do I book my civil ceremony?
You will need to book a registrar. Please contact the Hertfordshire registration office on 0300 123 4045 or email email@example.com Opening Hours are: Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4pm. If you are planning a religious and civil ceremony on the same day, please note the civil ceremony must take place before the religious ceremony. If this isn’t possible, they must take place in separate rooms.
Caterer or Supplier drop-off / pick-up information
All suppliers, including caterers must make all deliveries/collection on the day of the event. Deliveries the day before are strictly prohibited, all deliveries must be supervised by the hirer. Delivery drivers must use the allocated loading / unloading areas at all times. Site map can be viewed here
Does the venue supply crockery, cutlery or table cloths?
Does the venue supply a cake knife/stand?
We do not supply cake knives. However, we do supply 3ft round wooden tables that may be used for the cake.
Yes we do. We have a fitted sound system in the Pavilion. You will not be permitted to use your own speakers.
Does the venue have any noise restrictions or sound limiters?
Yes we do. This is NOT a limiting system that cuts power to your equipment, but an intelligent, dynamic EQ and transparent suppression system. Limits are set to 95dB. Please make sure your entertainment company is aware of this. - You can plug in directly to the system via a pair of stereo balanced - XLR’s (2 positions) - Please use in Ear Monitors (IEMs) Only - Acoustic drum kits are permitted - You are not permitted to use your own PA equipment or speakers.
What power supply is available for band/DJs in the pavilion?
In the pavilion there are two locations, each with 1 x 63 AMP commando socket, and one twin 13 AMP plug socket. Please view floor plans here
What certification does the venue require from bands/DJs?
The venue requires a copy of your PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) certificate and a copy of your PLI (Public Liability Insurance) with minimum £5m cover. WE WILL NOT PERMIT ANY PERFORMANCES AT THE VENUE UNLESS WE HAVE THESE DOCUMENTS IN PLACE.
Does the venue allow Dhol players?
Yes we do, Dhol players are allowed outside the Mansion House. For evening receptions in the pavilion, only two dhol players will be permitted until 10:00pm.
Does the venue allow smoke machines?
Only fog and haze machines are permitted.
Is there a stage for the band or DJ?
We do not provide any stages.
Is there a dance floor?
A white, acrylic dance floor may be hired from the venue, (max 26ft x 26ft).
Does the venue allow outdoor music?
Yes, providing acceptable sound levels are adhered to, at duty managers discretion. This is to protect our neighbours and those living near the venue. NO base bins are permitted at all.
Is there an outdoor power source?
Two 13AMP twin plug sockets are located by the Mansion House Loggia, (by the outdoor civil ceremony area).
We have 27 guest bedrooms located in The Stables. ONLY OVERNIGHT STAYING GUESTS WILL BE PERMITTED IN THE STABLES (ACCOMMODATION) AFTER 12AM.
What time is check in/out and breakfast?
Guests can check in from 3:00pm and check out time is 11:00am. Breakfast is served from 9:00am till 10.00am.
When do I need to book the accommodation?
Overnight accommodation requires confirmation and full payment four weeks prior to your event. Please note accommodation may not be available if requested less than four weeks prior to your event date.
Can guests book the rooms directly with the venue?
Unfortunately no, All guest bedrooms must be booked directly by the hirer only.
Can guests stay the night before?
Overnight accommodation is for the night of the event only.
Is the accommodation accessible for disabled guests?
Yes we have one accessible guest bedroom available.
What do you offer in the bedrooms?
All of our bedrooms come with the following - En-suite shower room - Premium Toiletries - Tea and coffee making facilities - Flat Screen TV - Premium Bedding and Pillows - Telephone - Ironing board (iron available on request) - Hairdryer - Bottled still water
Yes, we offer complimentary parking for up to 200 cars.
Can vehicles be left overnight?
Any vehicles left overnight are entirely at the owners risk, the venue will not accept any responsibility or liability. We request the vehicle(s) be removed as early as possible on the following day.
Does the venue have electric vehicle charging points?
Unfortunately not yet. Nearest EV charging points are located at South Mimms services (approx 4miles).
Does the venue allow coaches or double decker buses?
Yes. Your transport company must contact us to confirm sizes and entry/exit routs. Main entrance gate measurements: 3.1mtr wide and 3.7mtr high
Taxis and trains
We encourage all of our staff and guests to use greener ways of travelling, such as using public transport and car sharing to help lower carbon emissions. The nearest railway station is: - Welwyn Green (approx.1.5 miles) - Potters bar (approx. 4.0 miles) - Hatfield (approx. 3.5 miles)