10 Wedding Day Co-Ordinators To Have On Hand
10 Wedding Day Co-Ordinators To Have On Hand

10 Wedding Day Co-Ordinators To Have On Hand

If you haven’t got the budget for a wedding planner, a co-ordinator is the next best thing. Liaising with vendors, suppliers and guests, they’ll make sure you enjoy your wedding without any of the stress. Here are some of the best names in the business…


Chenai Bukutu

ByChenai Events is a boutique wedding and event design company based in London. Founded by head planner and stylist Chenai Bukutu, she was named one of the top planners in the world by Harper's Bazaar in 2020 and national wedding planner of the year at the Wedding Industry Awards 2022. Working with couples across the UK and internationally, its services are ideal for couples who have planned the day, sourced the suppliers and just need help in the final few weeks. Chenai or one of her professional co-ordinators will start working with you four weeks prior to the wedding day to ensure they can expertly manage your event.

From £1,500 for weddings of up to 200 guests. For weddings with larger guest numbers, the service starts at £2,500.

Visit ByChenai.com


Charlotte Dodd

Prior to the day of the wedding, Charlotte will contact all the suppliers to organise the timings of the day and create a running order. Her team can also assist you with the styling and décor of the day, creating floor plans, moodboards and ensuring everything will look exactly how you want it to. There will be meetings with you in the lead up, with a final meeting two weeks before to go over all the little details. That said, you can book this package as far in advance as you like before handing everything over in the final months before your wedding day. You will then have Charlotte’s team present on the day and they can also be on site in the days leading up to the wedding.

Prices for this service start from £1,600 depending on the venue, numbers and logistics.

Visit CharlotteElise.co.uk


Natalie Ellen

Wedding planner Natalie Ellen offers multiple packages through her eponymous company, spanning everything from full wedding planning for large events to on-hand guidance for intimate celebration. For on-the-day help, book ‘The Lead-Up & Big Day’ which allows couples to hand over all communications and organisation with. Generally, things start with a face-to-face meeting roughly six weeks out, before Natalie and her team put together a wedding day schedule and final supplier briefs. There’ll be another meeting a week before the wedding, before the team land on site on the day to look after all pre-wedding set-up – post wedding de-rig can be added on for an additional fee.

Prices start from £1,500.

Visit NatalieEllenWeddings.com


Laura Hillman

Laura Hillman is a wedding planner who also offers an on-the-day co-ordination service if you’ve got all your plans in place but just need some extra reassurance that your day will go off without a hitch. Her services are available in London as well as Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Four weeks out, couples meet with Laura for a detailed handover meeting, from which point she becomes the main point of contact for your venue and all vendors. She’ll also create a detailed wedding day schedule and be there on the day – along with another assistant – to oversee everything, from styling and decorating the venue, to smoothing over logistics with suppliers and guests.

Prices from £1,750 four weeks out.

Visit LauraHillman.co.uk


Kate via Katrina Otter

No matter how much you’ve enjoyed planning your wedding, you probably don’t see yourself on the day with a clipboard in hand. That’s where Katrina Otter Weddings comes in. Kate has coordinated countless weddings to make sure people, décor and details are all where they need to be. If you choose the ‘Wedding Day Management’ service, Kate will be your dedicated point of contact from the moment you hand over your plans. She’ll help with overseeing the set-up of your venue, creating a detailed schedule and timeline, liaising with and co-ordinating suppliers on the day, smoothing over last-minute changes and ironing out any unforeseeable hiccups. 

Bespoke quotes on request.

Visit KatrinaOtterWeddings.co.uk


Jennifer Louise

The ‘Partial Planning’ service at Jennifer Louise Weddings covers the final weeks before your wedding – a time when suppliers ask for final decisions and all the outstanding tasks become more urgent. Having been brought up to speed on everything you’ve planned so far and starting anywhere between six months and six weeks prior to your wedding, Jennifer will pull everything together, catching any overlooked details and co-ordinating your team of suppliers.

Bespoke quotes on request.

Visit JenniferLouiseWeddings.co.uk


Rachel Dalton

Rachel Dalton’s ‘Wedding Day Co-ordination’ service starts with a consultation six weeks before your wedding day, whereby she gets to know you as a couple and your plans for your wedding. From there, she’ll introduce herself to your suppliers, liaise with them on your behalf and create a detailed schedule for your wedding day. She’ll be a reliable port of call in those final few weeks before your wedding, efficiently ironing out any of those final few to-dos. On the day itself, she’ll be on site to co-ordinate your suppliers, manage the set up and styling of your venue and oversee the day from start to finish.

Bespoke quotes on request.

Visit RachelDaltonWeddings.co.uk


Zeleka Nadine & Maria Semedo

Zeleka Nadine and Maria Semedo are better known as The Wedding Co-ordinators, and their ‘Hand It Over’ package promises to take all the stress out of your big day. With the initial fee overing two event co-ordinators at one location for ten hours, guests over 100 are charged at £250.00 for every 50 guests. Together, Zeleka and Maria will plan all the last-minute details – including tying up all loose ends, and sourcing outstanding suppliers or items. Starting a minimum of two months before the wedding, you won’t have to worry about looking after suppliers, venues or guests.

Prices from £2,571

Visit TheWeddingCoordinators.co.uk

Finally, Two Personal Recommendations From Brides Past & Present On The SL Team...


Katrina Littleton

Littleton Rose Events is based in London, but both Lexi Rose and Katrina Littleton can be available on the day at weddings taking place all over the UK. Coming highly recommended by SL brides, former clients describe Katrina as ‘unflappable’ and ‘calmly assertive’, while Lexi’s years in the catering business make her the ideal choice to look after vendors and suppliers on the big day. Katrina’s also been dubbed the ‘queen of marquees’ – good news if you’re using a dry hire venue or planning an outdoor summer celebration at home.

Bespoke quotes on request.

Follow @Littleton.Rose.Events on Instagram


Louise Perry

The team behind Louise Perry knows most couples – even those that have loved every minute of planning their wedding – need someone to make sure it all happens exactly how they want. The wedding day management service is comprehensive – they’ll come in about four to six weeks prior to your wedding to take all the hassle off your hands, so you get to relax and enjoy. Couples can call Natalie on the UK-based team to discuss their requirements anywhere in the world.

Bespoke quotes on request.

Visit LouisePerryWeddings.co.uk

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