UGLE – United Grand Lodge of England

Who are they?

United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) is headquartered in Freemasons’ Hall, London and is the governing body of Freemasonry in England, Wales, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and some Districts overseas. The Grand Master is HRH The Duke of Kent KG.

How are they organised?

UGLE currently has around 200,000 members meeting in over 7,000 Lodges throughout the country. Lodges are grouped into Provinces by region, roughly in line with the old county boundaries, under the guidance of UGLE.

How do they operate?

UGLE holds four business meetings a year, known as Quarterly Communication. Have a look at Freemasons’ Hall Diary for meeting dates and details of other key events at Freemasons’ Hall.

UGLE, it’s Lodges and members operates to a rule book The Book of Constitutions, which was first published in 1723. UGLE also publishes directories of office bearers, committees and Lodges, which are all available from Letchworth’s Shop.

If you are interested in finding out more about Freemasonry or joining a London Lodge you can check out our FAQ page or contact the Lodge Secretary on 07403001101 or