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John George Gibson C2929

Who are we?

We are John George Gibson Royal Arch Chapter and we were consecrated way back in 1909. We have an intriguing history being linked and named after one of our founding members the Reverend John George Gibson a well-respected Masonic Historian of his time who served as Rector of St Ebba Church in Ebchester, County Durham from 1895 – 1911. 

Today the Chapter is continuing in the steps of many illustrious Companions in upholding the traditions and principles which offer all Freemasons the experience of belonging to, and being part of, a well-respected forward-thinking organisation.  

What we do

John George Gibson Royal Arch Chapter is a friendly group of Companions from varying backgrounds and age groups who pride themselves on being helpful and mindful of what their members want out of their respective membership. 

Why join us?

We offer all Freemasons the opportunity to complete their knowledge of pure ancient freemasonry in a friendly and welcoming environment and to be part of the extended fraternity of masons who wish to increase their experience of the friendship beyond that of their respective Lodges. 

When we meet

4th Wednesday September, November, January, March, and July.

Fees

Joining fee: £25

Lodge subscriptions: £40

Typical dining fee: £10

Contact

facilities at Stanley Masonic Hall

Address

Scott Street, Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 8AD.

Hall information

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Lodges that meet here

Parking: 

Very large free car park.

Approach: 

Easy level access from the car park, (people can be dropped off at the door) only a very low kerb.

Entrance: 

Wide door wheelchair easy access.

Emergency: 

Emergency exits are available in each area of the ground floor and from the first floor via the main staircase

Accessibility:

Our building is a purpose-built Masonic Hall and over the years has made several modifications to the structure of the building to meet the demands and requirements of everyone regardless of their abilities.

Toilets: 

Accessible ladies and gents’ toilets and a dedicated disabled toilet.

Inside: 

No ramps or steps downstairs.

Stairs/Lifts: 

Wide stairs with handrail, chair lift to temple.

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Babington Boulton Chapter 1121





Who are we?

Babington Boulton Royal Arch Chapter, Consecrated in 1901. A forward thinking, vibrant Chapter with 24 members, who pride themselves in upholding the traditions of Freemasonry, and enjoying each others company. We are involved in Charity, and particularly helping Local Charities.

What we do

We are a group if like minded people, who pride ourselves as being a “Happy Lodge”. 

Why join us?

A fantastic welcome is always assured, and you will be made a member of the Babington Boulton family

To meet other people with similar attitudes to life.

To look for new challenges and new skills raising monies for charitable purposes.



When we meet

3rd Thursday October (Installation), December, February, April, June.

Fees

Joining fee: £50

Lodge subscriptions: £38

Typical dining fee: £10

Contact



stuandjan@talktalk.net




facilities at Gateshead Masonic Hall

Address

Alexandra Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 1RB.

Hall information

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Lodges that meet here

Parking: 

Ample car parking is available within the grounds of the building with some limited on-street parking if necessary.

Approach: 

Gateshead Masonic Hall offers three main entrance points, two of which are easy access. The main gated front entrance via Alexandra Road presents a few well lit steps, accompanied by a handrail. 

The two accessible entrances to the building are via the rear car park where the building is on the level. The first of the two wheelchair accessible points is via a set of doors leading from the car park into the main dining hall. The alternative route takes you to the Alexandra Road entrance of the building via well lit, perimeter footpath within the halls grounds. These routes are well lit and secured by CCTV.

Entrance: 

Wide double doors.

Emergency: 

There are Emergency Exits from all rooms evacuating to level ground outside the building. There is a defibrillator installed and several trained personnel.

Accessibility:

The Masonic Hall in Gateshead is a single storey building making it fully accessible to all and especially those with mobility issues. The building is accessed through wide double-doors at the front and rear. There are ramps leading into the building at both doors and there will always be a welcoming and friendly Gateshead Freemason available to assist if required. All rooms inside the building are on the same single floor and easily accessible without the need for internal ramps or lifts. There is a Hearing Loop within the main Lodge Room 

Toilets: 

There are separate male and female toilets, both are wheelchair accessible.

Inside: 

The building hosts a large 200 capacity dining hall with a professional kitchen and fully functioning bar. The bar offers a selection of alcohol and non-alcohol drinks, including a selection of draught beers, cans and bottles.

A large temple seating 100 and a smaller temple seating 50. 

A library / large meeting room, and a smaller meeting room.

The hall has separate Male / Female washroom facilities, each with their own cloakroom.

Stairs/Lifts: 

Access via the front entrance presents seven small steps assisted by a handrail. There are no further steps or lifts required within the building as it is built on ground level.


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