The Lodge of Industry No 48

Alexandra Road

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