St George’s L5720

Who are we?

St George’s Lodge No 5720 (Consecrated 1938) has a long history of helping local communities. St George’s as a group believe in Integrity, Friendship, Respect and Charity.  Whilst keeping age-old traditions we try to incorporate modern everyday requirements to enhance membership quality and a feeling of belonging.

What we do

St George’s Lodge is a group of forward-thinking Masons with a common goal, to meet with like-minded people and enjoy each other’s company, whilst trying to make a difference, both in each other’s lives and in local community.

Why join us?

We have a wide cross section of members who believe in living life to the full working hard but above all helping others whilst trying to have fun in the process.  Our in is always with charity in mind.

When we meet

2nd Monday April to June and October to Feb – Installation May


Joining fee: none.

Lodge subscriptions: £198

Typical dining fee: none.


facilities at Birtley Masonic Hall


Birtley Lane, Birtley, Tyne and Wear, DH3 2PJ.

Hall information

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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.

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