Who are we?
Sincerity Lodge is a small friendly lodge which has recently celebrated its 75th anniversary.
The members are from diverse backgrounds and we would welcome new members to support the team.
What we do
Charity is a central principle and we regularly out-perform our targets for charitable giving.
We are very well supported by many visitors to our regular meetings creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Our regular meetings are a mixture of necessary ritual and masonic themed talks.
Why join us?
New members will be warmly welcomed and our mentoring system will ensure that new members are encouraged and supported.
Our small team will allow new members to progress through their masonic career with support from experienced members.
The Birtley Masonic Hall Management team has recently established a new social committee. A wide range of social events have successfully taken place including Burns Night, St Georges Night etc with live entertainment, meals, raffles etc. and more events are planned on a regular basis. These events are open to members and non-members.
We have a large secure private car park covered by CCTV with fairly level access to the main entrance.
Path to front door,level access to downstairs.
Double doors, doorbell.
The hall management team has ensured that compliant plans and procedures are in place relating to Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Hygiene etc.
There is fairly level access from Birtley Lane and our car park. Plans are in place to improve external access with the provision of a ramp to the front entrance. These works are expected to be undertaken during the summer of 2023.
Birtley Masonic Hall was originally constructed in 1935, before current accessibility legislation. Accommodation is spread across two floors with traditional staircase access to the upper floor. Level access is however provided throughout the ground floor where social events, private functions and dining take place.
Accessible to all.
Proposals are in place to undertake significant refurbishment of the hall during the summer of 2023. These works will include provision of accessible toilet, upgrade of existing toilets, carpets, lighting and decoration.
Stairs to upper floor difficult, no lifts.