Gateshead Masonic Hall, Alexandra Road, Gateshead
After the closure and sale of Coatsworth Road on 24th March 1986 the Lodge moved to the purpose build Masonic Hall in Alexandra Road and held its first meeting there on 27th April when Bro James Ruddick Dodd, WM, initiated two candidates, after Bro William (Billy) Heslop, PM, PPJGW, Secretary had read the Dispensation from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham authorising the change of meeting place.
The main lodge room set out for a special presentation meeting
Full view of the main lodge room
The Lodge’s two marble pillars
This photograph is of the main lodge room before it was upgraded and it shows the Lodge’s Master’s Chair in situ
THE LODGE OF INDUSTRY No 48