Licenced wedding venue Hampshire, the Square Tower at Old Portsmouth
Wedding photo at the Square Tower in Old Portsmouth with the Spinnaker Tower in the background.
The Square Tower, historic event venue, Old Portsmouth.


Built in 1494 during the reign of Henry VII, the Square Tower has had a varied history, it was designed as part of the fortifications to protect the rapidly expanding Naval Port.

The tower was also used as the home of the Governor of Portsmouth, a semaphore signalling tower, a provisions store for the Royal Navy and as a gunpowder store.

Open for business.

The Square Tower is fully licenced to stage plays, films, live music and serve alcoholic drinks from 9am to 10pm, seven days a week.

This historic setting is perfect for a wedding, business meetings, product launches, fairs, art exhibitions and workshops. In fact the Square Tower is one of the most popular Hampshire Wedding venues.

The Lower Hall can seat up to 100 people and the Upper Hall can accommodate up to 80 people. Both of these rooms can be configured to suit your particular event.

Please feel free to browse our site and see the range of activities that this historic site can offer. If you do not see the specific event or activity that you are interested in holding, or you want to make an enquiry or merely ask a question, please feel free to contact us by email at we will be pleased to help.

We are passionate that this unique historic venue be used by and opened up to the public as much as possible.

Telephone: 07519 505785