When Victorian architecture meets your dream winter wedding. Marissa & Sownak picked a wedding venue that suited them down to the ground, and what a celebration it was.

If you are looking for a unique, elegant setting for your wedding day look no further than the Dalton Old Pump House. With its Victorian industrial architecture and modern glam styling, the stunning listed building is sure to make your special day unforgettable.

Built by the accomplished engineer Thomas Hawksley between 1873 and 1879, this grade II listed building was left vacant since World War II. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by the impressive steps leading to the Victorian-style Pump Room - perfect for pre-wedding drinks or an intimate ceremony.

For receptions and evening entertainment, step inside the glamorous Engine Room adorned with sparkling chandeliers, organic floral decoration and lavish foliage - transforming any wedding into a dreamy fairytale!

"We enjoyed the warm atmosphere and the cosy winter feeling of Dalton Old Pump House"

"Marissa and I hoped for candid, ‘taken-in-the-moment’ shots of the day, and Sam did a great job not over-choreographing things"

With families from opposite sides of the globe Marissa & Sownak's Dalton Old Pump House wedding was always going to be special, as the two families met and celebrated together for the first time.

The gorgeous surroundings of Dalton Old Pump House made for the perfect setting, and the guests were not put off by the weather as it turned. The flowers, the decor, they all blended perfectly to set the mood.

A pub quiz style was a highlight of the day, it certainly kept the guests entertained and the conversation flowing. And in the evening the weather just about allowed for the sparklers to come out - one of the joys of a winter wedding.

For anybody looking for a wedding venue with Victorian grandeur, steeped in history and charm, take a look at some of the wedding photographs below.

Sam made every effort to personalise the process as much as possible. He made sure that he took into account everything the two of us wanted to get out of the day. Sam, true to his word, was never intrusive on the day and with his personable interactions with our guests was very much a guest in his own right, which is what we wanted


Wedding Photography in Seaham / Durham and across the UK

If you’re looking for a Dalton Old Pump House wedding photographer or elsewhere in the UK, and you like my approach and my work makes you smile, please do get in touch. I work throughout Yorkshire, Durham, and across the UK and Europe documenting weddings with a relaxed authentic approach. I’m all about people, connections and storytelling moments, and providing wedding photography in a timeless and personal style.

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