This Government outlay included the cost of flags, banners, big screens, control barriers and rubbish disposal.
Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle, watched by two billion people across the world, is believed to have cost £32million.
The vast majority went on security, with a “ring of steel” around Windsor for the May 19 event.
The big day for Meghan, 37, and 34-year-old Harry reportedly cost £8million
But fascinating new cost details have emerged.
It also included £232,810 for the PA system which relayed events from inside St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle to the wider public.
A further £1,084,512 was paid to Windsor and Maidenhead council for “stewarding, crowd control barriers, big screens, waste disposal, barriers and associated costs” and private contractors received £128,714.
Staff travel and expenses cost £3,875, with a further £2,907 going on accreditation passes.
The Government also spent £14,081 on flags and banners.
The total cost of the wedding was previously reported to be £32million, with an incredible £30million spent on security.
Meghan’s haute couture Clare Waight Keller dress cost around £390,000, comparing with the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, which was said to have cost around £250,000.
The big day for Meghan, 37, and 34-year-old Harry reportedly cost £8million more than William and Kate’s Westminster Abbey wedding in 2011 – largely through the need to protect the royals, their guests and the public from an increased terrorist threat.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex invited 600 guests to the service and main reception, and 200 to the after-party.
A further 2,640 people were invited to enjoy proceedings within the grounds of Windsor Castle.
Cost of a fairytale
PA system: £232,810
Flags and banners: £14,081
Payment to council: £1,084,512
Staff travel: £3,875
Accreditation passes: £2,907
Meghan’s dress: £390,000