Welcome to the Shire Hall
A significant historic building in the Heart of Monmouth, South Wales
The Shire Hall in Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Wales, is a prominent Grade I listed building in the town centre. Built in 1724, the Shire Hall was formerly the centre for the Assize Courts and Quarter Sessions for Monmouthshire. In 1839/40, the court was the location of the trial of the Chartist leader John Frost and others for high treason for their part in the Newport Rising. The Shire Hall is owned by Monmouthshire County Council and has audiovisual guides for visitors to Courtroom 1. It is currently used as a Tourist Information Centre and as the offices for Monmouth Town Council, and is open to the public in part.
Business at Shire Hall
The Shire Hall is a versatile meeting venue in the heart of Monmouth’s Town Centre. With a choice of rooms to host your meeting, conference or seminar. Break out areas, plus refreshments and lunch are easily arranged according to your requirements. Free fast Wi-Fi is available in every room along with a selection of equipment such as touchscreens TV’s, Projectors, screens, flip charts etc.
Monmouth has excellent transport links and easy access to the M4, M5 and M50 motorways with Newport, Cardiff and Bristol all reached with an hour’s drive. A pay and display car park is located just behind the Shire Hall on Glendower Street.
The Shire Hall is an exclusive Wedding Venue at the heart of the picturesque market town of Monmouth – perfectly located in the Wye Valley, the Shire Hall has become a popular venue for couples from Monmouth, the Forest of Dean, Abergavenny, Chepstow and beyond.
With a choice of rooms for your Civil Ceremony and Wedding Reception you have the opportunity to create your own unique and personal celebration in our elegant and versatile building. You choose your Caterer, menu, photographer, band or DJ and we’ll help you to create the day you envisage!