We are now available for weddings too.

Photo:Henry solomon

Henry solomon

Regency Society of Brighton and Hove

You can now get a history fix and maybe even spot a ghost while you're getting married – the old police cells in the basement of Brighton Town Hall has been licensed for ceremonies. Brighton has had a constable since the 13th century and the cells were the town's main police station from 1830 to 1967. They are now the museum of Sussex Police and a popular stop on ghost-hunting tours – it is reputedly haunted by Henry Solomon (pictured), the first chief constable of Brighton, who was murdered in 1844 by a prisoner attempting to escape his custody.

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Old Police Cells      ?@PoliceCellsBri    Oct 10               

@ChSuptNevKemp We only handcuff the married couple if they ask very nicely. :-) #WeddingVenues


This page was added by Paul Beaken on 26/09/2014.