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More than a lick of paint


November 2017

Brethren who meet in the masonic hall at Archer Street in Darlington returned from their summer break to find a newly updated bar and lounge area with some substantial changes; a new, more functional and bigger bar, new tables and chairs and a fresh new look.  Clifford Field, a Darlington freemason and Chairman of the Darlington Freemasons Hall management committee, commented that having been part of running the hall as a business for many years it has provided important and useful financial data to enable improvement to the facilities.  This benefits the lodges and brethren who use the building as well as external bookings.

The lounge and bar has been refurbished into a vibrant, modern and pleasant social space.  Increasing the Bar area will assist brethren working behind it and the whole project complements last year’s total refurbish of the temple upstairs.  This has already resulted in increased enquiries and bookings of future private functions which helps to provide funding for essential on-going maintenance.

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