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The Historic Dockyard Chatham is the perfect setting to host your next party or special occasion. From hen parties, baby showers and ‘big’ birthdays to intimate afternoon teas, private dinners, proms and celebrations of life, we offer a variety of packages within our stunning historic venues.

Contact our sales team for further information: 01634 823846 |

Thank you to you all for making it such a lovely evening. We had such a wonderful night and cannot thank you all enough.

Amber | School Prom
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Commissioner’s House

... a grand venue for celebrations

Britain’s oldest naval building, complete with stunning Georgian architecture, offers gorgeous exclusive space for your event.

  • Beautiful patio and balcony with views of the walled Commissioner’s Garden
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Exclusive use of the garden for photographs and reception drinks
  • Onsite parking close to the venue
  • A variety of rooms to choose from.
  • Evening dinner venue for up to 120
  • Two fabulous caterers to choose from


  • Marquee: Round tables – 120
  • Ballroom: Rounds tables – 40
  • Sunne Room: Round tables – 48


Private Parties

Choose from a variety of private party options for any occasion, prices include the use of the Commissioner’s House and Gardens.

Private Dining

  • Package 1: £59.50 per person
    Includes two course menu (choice of two dishes per course). Suitable for lunch or dinner. Minimum of 20 people per booking. Find out more
  • Package 2: £64.50 per person
    Includes three course menu (choice of two dishes per course). Suitable for lunch or dinner. Minimum number of 20 people per booking. Find out more
  • Package 3: £83.50 per person
    Includes a canape reception with three course menu followed by tea, coffee and mints. Suitable for lunch or dinner. Minimum number of 20 people per booking. Find out more

Summer BBQ

Gourmet and Executive BBQ packages available, including exclusive hire of Commissioner’s House and Gardens. Perfect for a summer get together or to celebrate a special occasion. Minimum number of 50 people per booking. Find out more

Celebration of Life

We understand that the loss of a loved one and arranging a funeral is a difficult time. When you choose to host a Celebration of Life at the Historic Dockyard, we endeavour to ensure that our friendly and dedicated team will be on-hand from start to finish to make you day stress free. Our Celebration of Life package includes two catering options and exclusive use of the ground floor of Commissioner’s House. Find out more


Our prom package is great way to finish off the end of a school year, prices include exclusive use of Commissioner’s House and Gardens. Find out more

Afternoon Tea Package

Enjoy a full Afternoon Tea within Commissioner’s House, with use of the patio and gardens. Find out more

Get in touch today

... tell us a little about the event you're planning

Please use the form below to tell us as much as you can about the event you’re planning and a member of our hospitality team will contact you to discuss your plans in more detail. If you would rather speak to us directly, please call us on 01634 823846.

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